Running On Empty

  • 1988
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Drama

Sidney Lumet fuses the personal with the political in RUNNING ON EMPTY, dramatizing the conflicts in a family on the run from the FBI. Arthur and Annie Pope (Judd Hirsch and Christine Lahti) are former student radicals who have been underground for 15 years, moving from town to town with their two children and changing identities whenever the law begins...read more

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Running On Empty - Official Trailer
01:25 — A couple on the run since the 1960's for an anti-war crime and their now-teenaged son become tired of living in fear. Unique story well acted, especia (more…)
(Movie Clip) We Got Shoes
Danny and Harry (River Phoenix, Jonas Abry) meet their parents (Judd Hirsch, Christine Lahti) at what must be a fail-safe rendezvous, whereupon we lea (more…)
(Movie Clip) Move Around A Lot?
Talented musician Danny (River Phoenix), new in town, as is often the case because he s the son of fugitive radicals, lets himself into the home of h (more…)
(Movie Clip) You Can't Dance To Beethoven
Danny (River Phoenix), teen son of fugitive radicals, under an assumed name, joins his first class at his new school where music teacher Phillips (Ed (more…)

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Sidney Lumet fuses the personal with the political in RUNNING ON EMPTY, dramatizing the conflicts in a family on the run from the FBI. Arthur and Annie Pope (Judd Hirsch and Christine Lahti) are former student radicals who have been underground for 15 year… (more)

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