|FAST GETAWAY (director: Spiro Razatos; screenwriter: James Dixon; cinematographer: Jacques Haitkin ; editor: David Kern; music: Bruce Rowland ; cast: Corey Haim (Nelson Potter), Leo Rossi (Sam Potter), Cynthia Rothrock (Lilly), Marcia Strassman (Lorraine), Ken Lerner (Tony); Runtime: 91; MPAA Rating: PG-13; producer: Paul Hertzberg; RCA/Columbia (New Line Cinema); 1991)|
|"This disposable creepy action
comedy might be only worth seeing for the fans
of the late Corey Haim, who died from a drug
by Dennis Schwartz
dumb crime drama/comedy listlessly directed by the
untalented Spiro Razatos ("Maniac Cop
2"/"Class of 1999 II: The Substitute "),
who afterwards gained success as a Hollywood stuntman.
The dud was released as a direct-to-video
movie. The writer James Dixon saddles the screenplay
with a ridiculous plot.
Potts (Leo Rossi) is a bank
robber. His teen son Nelson (Corey Haim)
is a gang member, along with the kid's girlfriend
Lilly (Cynthia Rothrock) and
dad's twisted comical pal Tony (Ken
Lerner). They work the rural mountain
areas of Utah and Colorado. After a spat, the
girlfriend, Lilly (Cynthia Rothrock),
a kick-boxer, is abandoned. Tony also
leaves the gang. As revenge, Lilli betrays the
father and son bank robbers by ratting them out to the
cops while they are on another job. The kid escapes
and meets up with a lady from dad's past, Lorraine (Marcia
Strassman), who has a dark secret to
reveal to the kid. Thereafter the lady and the kid
scheme to get his dad out of jail.
disposable creepy action comedy might be only worth
seeing for the fans of the late Corey Haim, who died
from a drug overdose.
REVIEWED ON 4/1/2015 GRADE: C+
Dennis Schwartz: "Ozus' World Movie Reviews"
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