Tuesday, August 6, 2013

The Runaways

2010 American Feature

Cast: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon, Stella Maeve, Scout Taylor-Compton, Alia Shawkat and Riley Keough
Writer/Director: Floria Sigismondi, based on the book Neon Angel: A Memoir of a Runaway by Cherie Currie

In 1975, San Fernando Valley teen Joan Larkin reinvents herself as Joan Jett, and together with Cherie Currie, form the all-girl punk band The Runaways.


  • Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 69% / Audience: 55% 
  • Metacritic - Critics: 65% / Audience: 7.1%

  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available
  • Book: Available


  • Cherie Currie's Neon Angel: A Memoir of a Runaway was first published in 1989. 
  • Casting Call: Cody Kennedy, Jennifer Stone, Alessandra Torresani and Evan Rachel Wood.
  • Feature film debuts of director Floria Sigismondi and actress Riley Keough. 
  • Dakota Fanning, Kristen Stewart, Scout Taylor-Compton, Stella Maeve and Alia Shawkat spent one month before starting filming rehearsing and recording The Runaways' songs. 

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