Trivia, fun facts and more for the 1986 Action / Adventure
movie starring Forrest Tucker, Bowd Beal, Lester Bundy et al.
THUNDER RUN was Forrest Tucker's final theatrical film. He died of cancer on October 25, 1986, just five months after it was released.
Stunt Co-ordinator Rod Amateau was well-known as a TV director from the 1950's (DOBIE GILLIS, BURNS & ALLEN) to the 1980s (DUKES OF HAZZARD).
A suprising number of the stunts are identical to ones seen in "The Fast and The Furious" (2001).
Clifford Wenger, Jr., to whom the film was dedicated, was the son of producer/writer Carol Lynn and Clifford Wenger, Sr. who wrote and handled special effects on "Thunder Run". A special effects artist himself, the younger Wenger died in an accident during the filming of RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD PART TWO.