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On the Run (1999)

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An ordinary guy with a crooked friend discovers no good deed goes unpunished in the comedy On The Run. Albert (Michael Imperioli) is having a quiet evening at home when he gets a call from his old pal Louie (John Ventimigila), whom he hasn't heard from in years. There's a good reason for this -- Louie's been in prison. Ever since childhood, Louie has never been able to stay out of trouble, though whenever they're together, the blame for Louie's indiscretions always seems to fall on Albert's shoulders. Louie calls Albert to tell him he's just broken out of jail and would like Albert to meet him at the bus station. Albert calls the police to tell them a fugitive is due on the next bus, but he soon thinks better of it and makes a dash to the depot, hoping to warn Louie in time. Louie manages to evade the cops, but Albert soon finds himself stuck with Louie for the evening, as he's dragged along for a progressively more dangerous series of misadventures where he's always left holding the bag. Though directed by a Portuguese filmmaker and financed by French and Portuguese production companies, On the Run was filmed on location in New York City, with English dialogue and a primarily American cast.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Joseph Minion, Jonathan Berman
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 27, 2002
Runtime:
Magnolia Pictures

Cast

Michael Imperioli
as Albert DeSantis
John Ventimiglia
as Louie Salazar
Agnès Jaoui
as Kirstin
Victor Argo
as Man Shaving
Suzanne Sheperd
as Lady in Travel Agenc...
Jason Pabon
as Young Albert
Saul Negron
as Young Louie
Paul Lazar
as Cabbie
Tony Zacarro
as Cop in Apartment
Tino Navarro
as Homeless
Kate Lunsford
as Waitress
L.B. Williams
as Cop in Coffee Shop
Joel Rooks
as Bartender
Luis Fontes
as Bodyguard 1
Miguel Ferreira
as Bodyguard 2
Gary Perez
as Cop in Havana Club
John Frey
as George
Bronson Dudley
as Dr. Shapiro
Eddie Branquinho
as Cop in Hospital 1
David Callegati
as Cop in Hospital 2
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January 31, 2004
New York Post
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Time Out
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Washington Post
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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