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Running on Empty (1988)

Rating:PG-13
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 1, 1988
Running time:115 minutes
Cast:River Phoenix, Christine Lahti, Judd Hirsch, Jonas Abry, Martha Plimpton
Director:Sidney Lumet
Producer:Griffin Dunne, Amy Robinson
Writer:Naomi Foner
Distributor:Warner Bros. Pictures

Description: Mike (Terry Serio) is an attractive, sexually appealing factory worker and Fox (Richard Moir) is his racing nemesis. Both are after the same woman, Julie (Debbie Conway), dueling it out on the road and in personal encounters. Julie and Mike (whom she favors) go to an odd blind man named Rebel to get some help in winning the races -- blind or not, he still seems to know the most about cars -- and maybe he will make the difference in the competition with Fox.~ Eleanor Mannikka, All Movie Guide

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