Eddie Macon's Run Poster

Release Date: 1983

PG|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
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. No-nonsense veteran cop Carl Marzack (Kirk Douglas) isn't about to let him get away, however, leading to an extended chase throughout Texas and Mexico. Aiding the desperate fugitive, who starts out on foot, is Jilly Buck (Lee Purcell), a wealthy girl looking for a bit of excitement.

Cast: Kirk Douglas, John Schneider, Lee Purcell, Leah Ayres, Lisa Dunsheath, Tom Noonan, John Goodman

Director: Jeff Kanew

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Family, Quest, Wife, Engaging, Police officer, Pursuit, Escape, 1980s, Son, Prison, Suspenseful