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R| 2 hr. 1 min.

Plot Summary
Mafia flunky Joey Gazelle (Paul Walker) is ordered to dispose of the guns that killed a pair of policemen. He hides them in his basement, where they are found by Oleg (Cameron Bright), the kid from next door, who uses one to shoot his brutal stepfather, a Russian mobster. The boy runs off, and Joey pursues him into the criminal underworld, desperate to retrieve the incriminating weapon. Meanwhile, corrupt detective Rydell (Chazz Palminteri) is following Joey's trail with his own agenda.

Cast: Paul Walker , Cameron Bright , Vera Farmiga , Chazz Palminteri , Johnny Messner , Michael Cudlitz , Alex Neuberger , Ivana Milicevic

Director: Wayne Kramer

Genres: Crime drama, Action, Thriller

Distributor: New Line Cinema

Running Scared (2006)

Release Date: February 24th, 2006|2 hr. 1 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    It's a pumped-up, intricate and fast-moving yarn that never flags and continues to play out in unexpected ways as it unravels. show more

  • 38
    Mike Clark USA Today

    A potential howler done in by a tendency to wear too much body tissue on its sleeve. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    If Running Scared had come out in 1994, before "Pulp Fiction," it - and Kramer - would be hailed as blazingly original. But questions of originality notwithstanding, there's plenty of blazing going on here. show more

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