Eddie Macon's Run
Eddie Macon's Run (1983)

Adapted from a true story, Eddie Macon (John Schneider) escapes from a Texas prison and intends to run for Mexico despite the fact that he was wrongfully jailed. Unfortunately, a tough-guy cop (Kirk Douglas) is hot on the trail.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 25, 1983
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

[Features] an ending that is not only predictable but (in the way it's handled) one of the more ridiculous final scenes in recent movie history.

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David Nusair
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Eddie Macon's Run does, for the most part, remain perfectly watchable due mostly to the efforts of its strong cast...

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Diego Galán
El Pais (Spain)

Eddie Macon's Run is a film for immediate consumption, and none of those involved in the movie must be surprised that one starts forgetting about them even during the screening. [Full Review in Spanish]

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