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Fast Getaway (1991)

Director:
Spiro Razatos

COUNTRY
USA

Genre
Action/Comedy

NORWEGIAN TITLE
Ranere på rømmen

RUNNING TIME
86 minutes

Producers:
Paul Hertzberg
Lisa M. Hansen
Screenwriter:
James Dixon


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Nelson Corey Haim
Lilly Cynthia Rothrock ½
Sam Leo Rossi ½
Tony Ken Lerner
Lorraine Marcia Strassman

 

Review

Corey Haim leaves his ambitions behind and embarks on the Burt Reynolds-inspired just-for-fun part of his career, making B-movies with supposedly engaging action. With Leo Rossi, Haim forms an unlikely bank robbing team consisting of father and son, and the idea for director Spiro Razatos was arguably to find the right balance between fun and warmth, but there are only ever small hints of either. Bad acting by the supporting cast and very few original thoughts ensure this one starts dragging almost from the beginning. The best segments are when Haim and Rossi have gotten rid of their partners and drive around by themselves. At that point, it's almost as if there's a real connection between Haim and Rossi. Followed by Fast Getaway II in 1994.

Copyright © 25.04.1996 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang
(English version: © 13.09.2021 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang)