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Run for Cover (1995)

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In this action thriller, a Gulf War veteran is America's only hope for salvation when a group of ex-Soviets threatens to take over. Written and directed by Richard W. Haines, Run for Cover stars Tom Dunne as a hero in a race against time to save the country from the clutches of evil. The film also features appearances by political figures Ed Koch and Rev. Al Sharpton.

Cast

Adam West
as Senator Prescott
Ed Koch
as The Mayor
Thomas Dunne
as Jay Fleming
Viveca Lindfors
as Senator Anderson
Lynn Samuels
as Activist
Rudolf Martin
as Mr. Spengel
Naira Soibatian
as Susan Welles
Dina Ipavic
as Anne Sommers
Mark McIlraith
as Kyle Flynn
Koby Benvenisti
as Yuri Roski
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Critic Reviews for Run for Cover

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Mr. Cagney's performance, as usual, is cocky and colorful without a great deal of substance or strenuous sincerity.

March 25, 2006 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
New York Times
Top Critic

Ray's sensitive handling of actors and his exact compositional sense are as much in evidence as ever.

February 9, 2006 | Full Review…
Time Out
Top Critic

Cagney tried to revive gis career with this offbeat, moody but not great Western directed by Nicholas Ray, who imabues the film with signature themes and visuals.

March 19, 2011 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
EmanuelLevy.Com

Cagney was about 56 when he made this interesting western. He was a bit long in the tooth, but his vitality showed through his wrinkles and the result was a pleasing picture.

October 23, 2007 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
TV Guide

An intriguing low-key western.

December 6, 2005 | Full Review…
Film4

Ray endows it with his usual themes of generational conflict and societal injustice, and does a powerful job getting these themes across.

November 4, 2005 | Rating: A | Full Review…
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