Eddie Macon's Run (1983) - Rotten Tomatoes

Eddie Macon's Run1983

Eddie Macon's Run (1983)





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Movie Info

Adapted from a true story, Eddie Macon (John Schneider) escapes from a Texas prison and intends to run for Mexico despite the fact that he was wrongfully jailed. Unfortunately, a tough-guy cop (Kirk Douglas) is hot on the trail.

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John Schneider
as Eddie Macon
Kirk Douglas
as Carl "Buster" Marzack
Lee Purcell
as Jilly Buck
Lisa Dunsheath
as Kay Potts
Tom Noonan
as Daryl Potts
J.C. Quinn
as Shorter
Jay O. Sanders
as Rudy Potts
Dan Anglin
as Weigh Station
Nesbitt Blaisdell
as Sheriff Nighblack
Susan Bongard
as Newscaster
Matthew Cowles
as Ray Banes
Bill DeWeese
as Officer No. 12
Kenneth Edgar
as Desk Clerk
Vic Polizos
as Desk Clerk
Dann Florek
as Man in Bar
J.T. Walsh
as Man in Bar
Jim Gough
as Judge
Nik Hagler
as Partner
Ron Jackson
as Police Partner
Billy Lynch
as Rodeo Announcer
Jerry McKnight
as Billy Bob, Truck Driver
Mark Margolis
as `5:00 Bar' Owner
John L. Martin
as Homer Bishop
Ricardo Montemayor
as Patrolman No. 37
Harry Murphy
as Cop Who Stops Eddie
Cynthia Piton
as Housekeeper
Gilbert Rendon
as Gilbert Rendon
Brick Tripp
as Red, Sergeant
Woody Watson
as Earl Barnes
Fernando E. Gutierrez
as Mexican Musician
Javier A. Gutierrez
as Mexican Musician
Todd Allen
as Desk Sergeant
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Critic Reviews for Eddie Macon's Run

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

[Features] an ending that is not only predictable but (in the way it's handled) one of the more ridiculous final scenes in recent movie history.

October 23, 2004 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Eddie Macon's Run does, for the most part, remain perfectly watchable due mostly to the efforts of its strong cast...

August 29, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Eddie Macon's Run is a film for immediate consumption, and none of those involved in the movie must be surprised that one starts forgetting about them even during the screening. [Full Review in Spanish]

September 23, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Eddie Macon's Run

I mainly watched this movie because I'm a big fan of The Dukes Of Hazzard & it had John Schneider but Kurt Douglas stole the show.He was great as the beyond determined cop trying to capture Eddie Macon & prove to himself that he isn't over the hill.Eddie Macon's Run is an OK movie & if nothing else it's worth watching just to see Kurt Douglas's performance.Now if I can only get the theme song out of my head....... Don't you know that I love you?

Brody Manson
Brody Manson

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