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Release Date: 1990

DVD Release Date: July 22nd, 1998

PG-13|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
Rick Jarmin (Mel Gibson) is put in witness protection after he helps the FBI bust drug dealer Eugene Sorenson (David Carradine). Fifteen years later, he is living with a new identity as a gas station attendant in Detroit. When an old flame named Marianne (Goldie Hawn) stops at the gas station and recognizes him, his cover gets blown. The recently released Sorenson finds out, and both Jarmin and Marianne have to flee across the country with the vengeful Sorenson in hot pursuit.

Cast: Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine, Bill Duke, Stephen Tobolowsky, Joan Severance, Harry Caesar, Jeff Corey

Director: John Badham

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Universal Pictures, Interscope Communications

Keywords: Love, Lighthearted, Escape, Suspenseful, Amusing, 1990s, Pursuit