The Runner

The Runner

The Runner

The prolific Nic Cage is a Washington DC politician forced to confront dysfunction in his professional and personal life when he's forced to deal with both a sex scandal and the aftermath of 2010's BP oil spill.

2015Rating: MUSA
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Variety

Variety

The characters are so thinly and predictably drawn, and the movie's supposed insights into the art of political compromise so banal, that nothing catches fire ...

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Time Out

Time Out

Everyone loves Nicolas Cage the bug-eyed lunatic. Nicolas Cage the serious actor, that's a tougher sell.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

This brand of political soap opera is being done better on television by shows like "Scandal," where this story would be little more than a secondary plotline.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

A hollow, listless political drama that could have been a contender.

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