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Nowhere to Run (1993)

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Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is.

Director:

Robert Harmon

Writers:

Joe Eszterhas (story), Richard Marquand (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Sam Gillen
Rosanna Arquette ... Clydie Anderson
Kieran Culkin ... Mike 'Mookie' Anderson
Ted Levine ... Mr. Dunston
Tiffany Taubman Tiffany Taubman ... Bree Anderson
Edward Blatchford Edward Blatchford ... Sheriff Lonnie Cole
Anthony Starke ... Billy
Joss Ackland ... Franklin Hale
Allan Graf ... Bus Driver (as Allen Graf)
Leonard Termo ... Bus Guard
Robert Apisa Robert Apisa ... Prisoner (as Robert Aprisa)
Jophery C. Brown ... Prisoner (as Jophery Brown)
Tony Brubaker ... Prisoner
Ron Howard George Ron Howard George ... Prisoner
Voyo Goric Voyo Goric ... Prisoner
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Storyline

Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is. Written by Rob Hartill

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

When the law can't protect the innocent, the only hero left is an outlaw.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crossing the Line See more »

Filming Locations:

Sonoma County, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,203,255, 18 January 1993

Gross USA:

$22,189,039

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,189,039
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jean-Claude Van Damme later said " the script was... not that good. The writer told me he was going to fix everything. I was in his house, he shook my hand, he promised me, but he didn't fix it." See more »

Goofs

In the opening prison bus ride, as the camera follows the car following behind , you can clearly see the camera stand attached to the lower rear right of the bus. See more »

Quotes

[pointing a shotgun towards a prisoner who's trying to steal his car]
Sam Gillen: Steal the car, go to hell.
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Connections

References E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

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SILENCE IS BROKEN
Written by Ted Nugent, Tommy Shaw & Jack Blades
Performed by Damn Yankees
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Jean-Claude Van Damme Film Festival
26 March 2007 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

Now, we are moving into what I consider a good Van Damme flick. The story has been told many times. It is similar in many respects to Romeo Must Die - evil developer wants to put up a kitzy development and needs to run off small landowners. Clydie (Rosanna Arquette) resists and her deputy dawg boyfriend (Edward Blatchford) is playing both sides. In comes the hard-ass to get things finished (a very young Ted Levine) and, at the same time our hero breaks out of prison and camps on her doorstep. It seems Van Damme is always either breaking out of prison or going AWOL. Relationships with her two cute kids begin and then things really heat up with mom. Boyfriend is jealous and it all comes to a head, as expected, between Van EDamme and Levine. Smaltzy ending, but great chases. fights, and lots of passion.


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