• Running Scared (1986) Rating & Reviews

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  • 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

  • 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

  • There also are hints of Doug Liman and Tony Scott to be found in this hopped-up, bullet-riddled crime thriller, but while certain sequences pack an admitted visceral kick, the prevailing effect is one of utter overkill. show more

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