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Running On Empty

Running On Empty

They chose their lives. Now their son must choose his. Sep. 09, 1988 USA 116 Min.
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Sidney Lumet


Christine Lahti isAnnie Pope / Cynthia Manfield
Annie Pope / Cynthia Manfield
Judd Hirsch isArthur Pope / Paul Manfield
Arthur Pope / Paul Manfield
River Phoenix isDanny Pope / Michael Manfield
Danny Pope / Michael Manfield
Martha Plimpton isLorna Phillips
Lorna Phillips
Jonas Abry isHarry Pope / Stephen Manfield
Harry Pope / Stephen Manfield
Ed Crowley isMr. Phillips
Mr. Phillips
L.M. Kit Carson isGus Winant
Gus Winant
Steven Hill isDonald Patterson
Donald Patterson
Augusta Dabney isAbigail Patterson
Abigail Patterson
Alice Drummond isMrs. Powell
Mrs. Powell
Marcia Jean Kurtz isSchool Clerk
School Clerk


The Popes are a family who haven’t been able to use their real identity for years. In the late sixties, the parents set a weapons lab afire in an effort to hinder the government’s Vietnam war campaign. Ever since then, the Popes have been on the run with the authorities never far behind.

Running On Empty
Running On Empty
Running On Empty
Running On Empty
Running On Empty
Running On Empty
Running On Empty
Original title Running on Empty
IMDb Rating 7.7 11,899 votes
TMDb Rating 7.6 79 votes

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