The Runnin' Kind Poster

Release Date: 1989

R|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
After finishing his undergraduate studies, Joey (David Packer) is on the fast track to taking over the family law firm in Ohio, but before heading off to Yale Law, he decides to spend the summer in Los Angeles. While there, Joey meets Thunder (Brie Howard), a punk rocker who introduces him to a world he's never before experienced. Upon returning home, Joey decides that life as a lawyer isn't for him and returns to L.A., where he joins a band and throws himself into punk rock culture.

Cast: David Packer, Brie Howard, Pleasant Gehman, Rosie Flores, Marilyn Reins, Laura Bennett

Director: Max Tash

Genres: Romantic comedy

Keywords: Playful, Amusing, Transformation, Offbeat, Love, Los Angeles, 1980s, Cheeky, Growing up, Father