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"They chose their lives. Now their son must choose his."
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This is the story of a family of four, the parents Annie and Arthur and their two young sons, Danny and Harry. The parents were former anti war activists, whose anti war activities left them fugitives from justice. The plot revolves around the family living under assumed names and living an underground type of life, white trying to raise children under some sense of normalcy. Danny is a talented piano player, whose talent comes to the attention of a music teacher. What follows is Danny trying to account for his mysterious past, and his burgeoning feelings for the music teacher's daughter.

Running on Empty is an Drama, Crime, Romance movie that was released in 1988 and has a run time of 1 hr 51 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7 and a MetaScore of 67.

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| 1988 | 1 hr 51 min | 7.7/10 | 67/100
Christine Lahti, River Phoenix, Judd Hirsch, Jonas Abry
Sidney Lumet
Produced By
Griffin Dunne, Amy Robinson