Running On Empty Trailer

Running On Empty Trailer (1988)

"In 1971, Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab to protest the war... Ever since then they have been on the run from the FBI. They chose their liv" 07 September 1988 Drama 116 mins

The Popes are a family who haven't been able to use their real identity for years. In the late sixties, the parents set a weapons lab afire in an effort to hinder the government's Vietnam war campaign. Ever since then, the Popes have been on the run with the authorities never far behind.

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Christine Lahti

as Annie Pope / Cynthia Manfield

Judd Hirsch

as Arthur Pope / Paul Manfield

River Phoenix

as Danny Pope / Michael Manfield

Martha Plimpton

as Lorna Phillips

Jonas Abry

as Harry Pope / Stephen Manfield

Ed Crowley

as Mr. Phillips

L.M. Kit Carson

as Gus Winant

Steven Hill

as Donald Patterson

Augusta Dabney

as Abigail Patterson

Alice Drummond

as Mrs. Powell


Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal

Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal Executive Producer

Burtt Harris

Burtt Harris Executive Producer

Tony Mottola

Original Music Composer

Philip Rosenberg

Philip Rosenberg Production Design

International Releases Dates

Germany 10 November 1988

United States 07 September 1988

Production Companies

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