Run for Cover

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In this action thriller, a Gulf War veteran is America's only hope for salvation when a group of ex-Soviets threatens to take over. Written and directed by Richard W. Haines, Run for Cover stars Tom Dunne as a hero in a race against time to save the country from the clutches of evil. The film also features appearances by political figures Ed Koch and Rev. Al Sharpton.

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Critic Reviews for Run for Cover

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  • Mr. Cagney's performance, as usual, is cocky and colorful without a great deal of substance or strenuous sincerity.

    Mar 25, 2006 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • Ray's sensitive handling of actors and his exact compositional sense are as much in evidence as ever.

    Feb 9, 2006 | Full Review…

    Geoff Andrew

    Time Out
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  • Cagney tried to revive gis career with this offbeat, moody but not great Western directed by Nicholas Ray, who imabues the film with signature themes and visuals.

    Mar 19, 2011 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
  • Cagney was about 56 when he made this interesting western. He was a bit long in the tooth, but his vitality showed through his wrinkles and the result was a pleasing picture.

    Oct 23, 2007 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
  • An intriguing low-key western.

    Dec 6, 2005 | Full Review…
  • Ray endows it with his usual themes of generational conflict and societal injustice, and does a powerful job getting these themes across.

    Nov 4, 2005 | Rating: A | Full Review…

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