GenreDrama Story byMorris Engel Duration LanguageEnglish
WriterJoanna Lipper (screenplay) Release dateMay 27, 2006 (2006-05-27) (Seattle International Film Festival) Based onLittle Fugitive
by Raymond Abrashkin, Morris Engel, and Ruth Orkin CastDavid Castro, Nicolas Martí Salgado (Lenny), Justina Machado (Natalia), Peter Dinklage (Sam Norton), Lois Smith (Elizabeth), Raquel Castro (Destiny) Similar moviesJupiter Ascending, Pitch Perfect 2, The Wolf of Wall Street, Sex Tape, Fifty Shades of Grey, The Intern
Little Fugitive is a 2006 remake of the film of the same name. It was directed by Joanna Lipper and produced by Nicholas Paleologos. The film is set in present day Brooklyn and tells the story of 11-year-old Lenny (Nicolas Martí Salgado) who must take care of his 7-year-old brother, Joey (David Castro), while their father (Peter Dinklage) is in jail and their mother work long hours a nursing home. When Lenny plays a practical joke on Joey that goes too far, Joey soon runs away to Coney Island.