The Runner is a 1999 English-language Drama Crime motion picture written by Anthony E. Zuiker and directed by Ron Moler and produced by Ron Moler and Wayne Allan Rice. A young man with an addiction to gambling has managed to get himself into serious debt. In an effort to pay off the bookies, his uncle pulls a few strings and gets him a job working for a gangster who needs a runner to place bets with various bookies. The gangster keeps his new runner on a short leash, and for the most part the young gambler behaves himself. However, the temptation of walking around with large sums of cash proves too great, and the runner puts both his job and his survival on the line when he dips into his boss's funds to buy a ring for his girlfriend. Written by Mark Deming. The runner features Ron Eldard in the title role along with an ensemble cast including Courteney Cox, John Goodman, Joe Mantegna, Bokeem Woodbine, David Jensen and John David Conti. The music was composed by Anthony Marinelli. Cinematography was done by James Glennon and editing by Gene M. Gamache and Paul Heiman. The motion picture has a running time of 94 minutes. It was released on 1st August 1999. The movie made a box office gross of $0 million.
Drama , Crime , Thriller
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