It’s obvious the filmmakers are wanting us to giggle at the absurdity of it. Tommy then discovers that the men were dirty cops. When the guy is finally killed, he’s actually shot in the back through Wayne’s eyes in the tattoo. But things go wrong for Joey after a neighbor kid stole the gun and used it to shoot his abusive father. Then it throws in the kitchen sink, too, and the combo washer-dryer in the laundry room, while the hero and his wife are having sex on top of it. I could go on and on and on, but I think you get the point.

Speaking of movies that go over the top, "Running Scared" goes so far over the top, it circumnavigates the top and doubles back on itself; it's the Mobius Strip of over-the-topness. A low-ranking thug is entrusted by his crime boss to dispose of a gun that killed corrupt cops, but things get out of control when the gun ends up in wrong hands. Summary:“Running Scared” is one of the worst movies I’ve ever seen. Joey, a low-level mafioso, is attending a drug deal with his boss Tommy (Johnny Messner) and associate Sal when a trio of masked men burst in and try to steal the drugs and money.

Not only is JD's arc in this game a little truncated and strange, but Del is also awesome and would be sorely missed in any upcoming adventures. His son then runs up with these words of heartfelt compassion: “We’re still going to the hockey game Friday night, right dad?” His wife follows up with: “Yes, we are! Lisa Jackson is the number-one New York Times bestselling author of more than 85 novels, including Afraid to Die, Tell Me, You Don’t Want to Know, Running Scared, Without Mercy, Malice, and Shiver. However, I hardly thought it was an appropriate subject for humor. When Tommy shoots one of the hoods, a shootout commences in which all the drug dealers and two of the hoods are killed, forcing their leader to flee. As Oleg wanders around the apartment he sees instruments of torture lying around the cheerful setting.

He even has a tattoo on his back of him. It just goes on and on. In the pharmacy scene, he says he needs Beclovent. Oleg has asthma attacks throughout the film and needs his inhaler to relieve them. Now Joey has to find that kid and the gun before the police and the mob do. Story:Joey Gazelle is an enforcer for an Italian mobster. – “Running Scared” seemed a little too desperate to include some sex in this film. However, blood does not show up under black light until it a chemical called Luminol is added. It’s not good to be a kid in this film. At the first shootout at the hotel, everyone is told to slide "whatever they are packing" under the bed. I am in awe. – “Running Scared” gleefully uses violence and abuse against children as entertainment. It’s like the filmmakers are saying, “Did you miss it the first time? It was pretty stupid and certainly didn’t seem in character for Joey considering what had just happened to him. In the opening scene, the first Jamaican drug dealer is killed during a slow motion shotgun blast. It tries to be funny and it isn’t. I would only see “Running Scared” if I was a “Mystery Science Theater 3000” fan looking for easy targets. You see the action repeated over and over. Taglines If every action has an equal opposite reaction, this is New Line’s reaction to “The Lord of the Rings”. After a drug-op gone bad, Joey Gazelle is put in charge of disposing the gun that shot a dirty cop. It gets worse for Walker when you throw in the stereotypical Italian mobster angle. It’s so bad on so many levels that it’s hard to capture in words.

He takes Oleg, a child, into a dangerous mob meeting that ends in a shootout. As well as Oleg, who can connect Joey to the gun. In the arena scene, none of the blood is fluorescent. The movie had a weak story, bad dialogue, and bad acting. It has a beautiful cast of heroes and a scary looking cast of villains. Joey slides his, and in the next shot his hand is still resting on the gun. | He goes on and on and on about the Duke. She is also the co-author of the Colony Series , co-written with her sister, Nancy Bush.

Walker then proceeds to hit his son over the head with the flag then toss it on the ground. Running Scared –Conclusion “I Will Possess Your Heart” Written by: Joshua Williamson Art by: Paul Pelletier & Howard Porter Inks by: Andrew Henessey & Howard Porter Colors by: Hi-Fi Lettered by: Steve Wands. “Running Scared” should be declared a weapon of mass destruction due to the sheer enormity of suckage it will be unleashing upon theaters across the United States. You see Oleg encounter the abusive father. Throw in Paul Walker pointing a gun at a screaming baby, numerous characters pointing a gun at Oleg’s head, the pimp repeatedly sticking a knife to Oleg’s neck, and other abuses and you see quite a pattern emerging. But now Joey's also got the surviving dirty cop from the botched drug deal on his case... and that hot .38 out there on the street, changing hands in an underworld of freaks, pimps, hookers and pedophiles.
It gets to the point where it’s ridiculous and you start to wonder if maybe that’s what the filmmakers intended.