Eat and Run

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This article is about the 1986 movie. For the 2012 Scott Jurek autobiography, see Eat & Run.
Eat and Run
Eat and Run FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Christopher Hart
Produced by Jack Briggs
Tom Field
Written by Christopher Hart
Stan Hart
Starring Ron Silver
R. L. Ryan
Music by Scott Harper
Cinematography Dyanna Taylor
Edited by Pamela Scott Arnold
Distributed by New World Pictures
Release date
  • October 17, 1986 (1986-10-17)
Running time
85 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Eat and Run is a 1986 American comedy film/science fiction film directed by Christopher Hart with the script by Christopher Hart and Stan Hart. The film starred Ron Silver, Sharon Schlarth and R. L. Ryan.


A humanoid alien (R. L. Ryan) lands on Earth and soon discovers he likes to eat Italian people. Detective McSorely (Ron Silver) is an incompetent police officer, and the only one who knows what's going on. The rest of the police force thinks McSorely has gone nuts, while the alien continues eating the Italian population of New York City.


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