Overview

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

    Director

  2. Frank Deese

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jacob Tierney

    Jacob Tierney

    Joshua 'Josh' Whitney

  2. Noah Fleiss

    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

Full Cast & Crew

Josh and S.A.M.
Josh and S.A.M.

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 24, 1993
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget $18,000,000.00

Revenue $1,528,163.00

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