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Shaker Run (1985)

With the accidental discovery of a lethal bio-agent at her research facility, Dr. Christine Ruben decides to double cross her own government by stealing the deadly formula to keep it out of... See full summary »

Director:

Bruce Morrison

Writers:

Jim Kouf (screenplay) (as James Kouf Jr), Henry Fownes (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cliff Robertson ... Judd Pierson
Leif Garrett ... Casey Lee
Lisa Harrow ... Dr. Christine Rubin
Shane Briant ... Paul Thoreau
Peter Rowell Peter Rowell ... Mr. Carney
Peter Hayden Peter Hayden ... Michael Connoly
Ian Mune ... Barry Gordon
Bruce Phillips ... Dr. Marshall
Fiona Samuel Fiona Samuel ... Casey's Girl (as Fiona Samuels)
Deidre O'Connor Deidre O'Connor ... Judd's Girl
Nathaniel Lees ... Squad Commander (as Nat Lees)
Daniel Gilloni Daniel Gilloni ... Thoreau's Driver
Geoffrey Heath Geoffrey Heath ... Car Sales Customer
Dave Smith Dave Smith ... Car Salesman
Igo Kantor Igo Kantor ... CIA Man
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Storyline

With the accidental discovery of a lethal bio-agent at her research facility, Dr. Christine Ruben decides to double cross her own government by stealing the deadly formula to keep it out of the clutches of the military, whom she doesn't trust. To make her rendezvous with some confederates who promise to get her out of the country, she recruits daredevil driver Judd Pierson and his partner Casey Lee, who are down on their luck and take the job without knowing what they're getting into. Written by Alfred Jingle

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With A Deadly Experiment Out of Control, He is Their Only Hope See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama

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Country:

New Zealand | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 1985 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Dirka s smrtjo See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The American DVD release used an image of Leif Garrett from when he was about 17 or 18, several years before this film was made. See more »

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Written and Performed by Shona Laing
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Good,cheesy,bad,funny
14 May 2000 | by jaywalkerSee all my reviews

This film is a fairly original piece of budget wonder. Not to be watched by casual film goers as it won't exactly amaze them. This film has a great mixture of tastes, for starters it has a scientific edge;2 the boy racers out there will love it's realistic(well maybe not) stunts. The acting is awful but this adds to the 80's nostalgia. If you don't see it you will live and if you do nothing will change it's that sort of film


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