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Josh and S.A.M. (1993)

PG-13 11/24/1993 (US) AdventureActionComedy 1h 36m

Why run away from home when you can drive?


Josh and Sam are two brothers facing change, their mother is about to marry a French accountant and the kids are sent to go live with their father in Florida. Meanwhile Josh tells Sam that he is a "S.A.M." that is going to be sent to Africa to fight in a war and that Canada is a safe haven for any S.A.M. unwilling to fight. The cross-country journey begins when the 2 boys think they killed a drunk and steal his car en route to Canada where they encounter The Liberty Maid. Will Josh & S.A.M. make it to Canada or will they wish they should have never left home.

  1. Billy Weber


  2. Frank Deese


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jacob Tierney

    Jacob Tierney

    Joshua 'Josh' Whitney

  2. Noah Fleiss

    Samuel 'Sam' 'Killer Sam' Whitney

  3. Martha Plimpton

    Martha Plimpton

    Alison (The Liberty Maid)

  4. Stephen Tobolowsky

    Stephen Tobolowsky

    Thomas 'Thom' Whitney

  5. Joan Allen

    Joan Allen

    Caroline Whitney

  6. Chris Penn

    Chris Penn

    Derek Baxter

  7. Maury Chaykin

    Maury Chaykin

    Pizza Man

  8. Ronald Guttman

    Ronald Guttman


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Full Cast & Crew

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $18,000,000.00

Revenue $1,528,163.00


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