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The Runnin' Kind (1989)

An Ohio teen moves to L.A. to find fame as a rock musician and to find a drummer.

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Max Tash
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Packer David Packer ... Joey Curtis
Steven Eckholdt ... Shaun
Larry Cox Larry Cox ... Rudy
Tom Shell ... Carl
Brie Howard ... Thunder
Richard Manheim Richard Manheim ... Mike Tataglia (as Ric Manheim)
Brenda Lilly Brenda Lilly ... Receptionist
Kenneth Tigar ... Stan Shank
John Carter ... Richard Curtis
Keith Mills Keith Mills ... Mr. Dickstein
Susan Strasberg ... Carol Curtis
Susan Ursitti ... Marsha
Juliette Lewis ... Amy Curtis
Ric Mancini Ric Mancini ... Mr. Tataglia
Janaki Janaki ... Jesse
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An Ohio teen moves to L.A. to find fame as a rock musician and to find a drummer.

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Ohio was never like this. And neither was Joey.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Una vita in fuga See more »

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Stereo

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Color
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Girl in Line: I'm gonna get so messed up tonight people are going to have to remind me I'm a member of the human race.
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Connections

Features Duck Soup (1933) See more »

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Hit and Run
Written and performed by T.S.O.L.
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A good, hard to find, 80's movie.
1 December 1999 | by MadRainaSee all my reviews

If you like stereotypical 80's movies this ones for you. I first purchased this movie because of the character "Amy Curtis," that Juliette Lewis has a bit part as. But I ended up really enjoying it. The characters are all developed well and It has some very funny scenes that keep you watching. If you like 80's culture and the music scene from those days, you should look into seeing this. The movie is very hard to find, sadly, but if you can find it,its worth a see.


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