A falsely convicted man escapes prison only to be relentlessly pursued by an implacable lawman. Eddie macons run is a 1983 drama about a wrongly convicted man who escapes from jail and is pursued by a tireless police officer. With kirk douglas, john schneider, lee purcell, lisa dunsheath. This also marks the official film debut of john goodman who appears with a mustache as eddies corrupt boss as well as j. Eddie macons run by jeff kanew jeff kanew, kirk douglas. Contner, decently paced director jeff kanew, who adapted the novel by james mclendon, was also the editor, and well acted, eddie macons run is not a great chase picture, but it is an adequate one, although there may be viewers that will wish there was more action. The fugitive is a remake of the 1963 tv series of the. Most of the credit for that, however, goes to kirk douglas who brings interesting nuances to his. The film may be called eddie macons run, but the title character john schneider takes a back seat during most of the proceedings. Eddie macons run pg 1h 35min action, adventure, crime 25 march 1983 usa a young man, harshly sentenced for a few minor infractions, escapes from a prison in huntsville texas and flees to laredo, texas, where he hopes to cross into mexico for a reunion with his wife and small son. June 2015 the movie opens with eddie macon schneider escaping from. Christopher cross ride like the wind eddie macons run 1983 duration.
Turns out they changed heroes and eddie macons run to separate releases coming out 4 720. A young man, harshly sentenced for a few minor infractions, escapes from a prison in huntsville texas and flees to laredo, texas, where he hopes to cross into mexico for a reunion with his wife and small son. Watch in hd quality, eddie macons run 1983 dailymotion. Nononsense veteran cop carl marzack kirk douglas isnt about to let him get away, however, leading to an extended chase throughout texas and mexico. Eddie macons run movie cast lobby card unsigned usa 1983. Eddie macons run macon is an involving, enjoyable picture based on a novel by james mclendon. Watch full length episodes, video clips, highlights and more. The film is passable enough to be an adequate timefiller for a slow evening, but dont expect too much. Eddie macon john schneider is convicted and sent to jail on a. Most of the footage is devoted to eddies chief nemesis, smalltown lawman marzack kirk douglas. Carl marzack is an aging cop who must prove he can still get his man, and his man is eddie macon.
Eddie macons run 1983 this unfairlyconvictedmanontherun movie costarred john schneider, who was appearing in the hit tv series the dukes of hazzard at the time. My intuition came as he was eating spaghetti and talking about his childhood. He rides bulls, swims across a snake infested river and does a whole lot of driving but id be surprised if he actually ran more than 10 miles before the end credits roll. Eddie macons run movie cast lobby card unsigned usa 1983 item 275988. Kind of like what it would have been like had lifetime tv existed in 1983. The bravados classic western, full movie, gregory peck, english free full western films duration. Hollywood legend kirk douglas stars with john schneider the dukes of hazzard in the actionpacked eddie macons run. Before the movie begins, hes already attempted one escape, and as it opens, hes pulling off another one. Eddie macon escapes from prison and, pursued by a ruthless and relentless cop, buster marzak, begins a 108mile run across the texas desert to the mexican border where his family and freedom await him. 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. Nonstop 80s greatest hits best oldies songs of 1980s greatest 80s music hits duration.
Kirk douglas december 9, 1916 february 5, 2020 if youd like to get this movie from amazon, click on the mo. Watch eddie macons run movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at. Directed by jeff kanew, the film features a cast that includes kirk. Hell do anything to make it back to his wife and child, but if hes caught, hell be back in the pen for life. Eddie macons run movie trailer and videos tv guide.
Eddie macon john schneider of dukes of hazzard tv fame is a basically good man, whos ended up in prison on trumpedup charges. Display as images display as list make and model make and year year category importancerole date added new ones first episode appearance ep. The manhunt 1984, breakout 1975, jackson county jail 1976, the prey 2011, marked man 1996. 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. Arrested on a trumpedup charge, eddie breaks out of prison and takes to the road, with marzack in hot pursuit. Hollywood legend kirk douglas and the dukes of hazzards john schneider star as the pursuer and. Warshawski starring kathleen turner, natural enemies starring hal holbrook and. His other directorial efforts includetroop beverly hills starring shelley long, v. Eddie macons run bluray disc details highdef digest. Eddie macons run inane carchase stuff has john schneider in his first starring feature role after leaving tvs the dukes of hazzard as eddie, wrongly convicted of a crime and locked away. Eddie macon played by john schneider does everything he can to get to the mexican border. Aiding the desperate fugitive, who starts out on foot, is jilly. Eddie macons run is a 1983 american action thriller drama film based on the 1980 novel by james mclendon, starring kirk douglas and john schneider. Carl marzack is an aging cop who must prove he can still get his man and his man is eddie macon.
The quality of the digital download from amazon was not great, but was as good as can be expected from a b movie from 1983. It also features john goodman in his first film role and was. Hell do anything to make it back to his wife and child. Eddie macons run 1983 posters the movie database tmdb. Eddie macons run 1983 where to stream and watch decider. All the pretty horses 2000 trapped 2002 previously released as a df and in a 6film set. Eddie macons run 1983 stream and watch online moviefone. In a new york times profile of his wife, he was described as the black sheep member of a family with ties to drexel banking and the cowles publishing company. Released 1983, eddie macons run stars kirkdouglas, johnschneider, leepurcell, leahayres the pg movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 35 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic.
They telegraph the key events in this movie so clearly that at the 60minute mark i predicted aloud exactly what decision kirk douglas would make at the end of the movie. Hes escaped a texas prison for the second time risking life imprisonment if caught to make it back to his wife and son. Unfairly imprisoned, eddie macon john schneider stages a daring jailbreak and heads south with the intent of reuniting with his wife, chris leah ayres, and their son in mexico. Watch in hd quality, eddie macons run 1983 drop shoot. Eddie macons run, movie, 1983 pictures provided by. It also included john goodman in his feature film debut.
Im not going to give away the ending of eddie macons run, but that is more than the filmmakers do. Amongst them are eddie macons run 1983, return to paradise 1998, and the mindy project. Relentlessly pursued by ruthless truant officer, carl marzack, who feels he must prove he can still get his man by returning macon to jail at any cost. Unfairly imprisoned, eddie macon john schneider stages a daring jailbreak and heads south with the intent of reuniting with his wife, chris leah ayres. In 1983, he married actress christine baranski with whom he had two daughters, isabel born 1984 and lily born 1987. His other directorial efforts include troop beverly hills starring shelley long, v.1104 793 865 369 1233 474 1168 1227 133 122 1515 1373 277 1388 553 816 942 54 502 1093 700 1257 1015 1263 1531 934 895 331 180 1487 896 1137 1022 113 25 435 448 606 304