Josh and S.A.M.

Why run away from home when you can drive?

Josh and S.A.M. (1993)


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.

Director: Billy Weber

Release Date: 1993-11-24
Status: Released
Run time: 96 min / 1:36
Budget: $18,000,000
Revenue: $1,528,163
Production Companies : Columbia Pictures, New Line Cinema, Castle Rock Entertainment
Production Country: United States of America



Jacob Tierney
Joshua 'Josh' Whitney
Noah Fleiss
Samuel 'Sam' 'Killer Sam' Whitney
Martha Plimpton
Alison (The Liberty Maid)
Stephen Tobolowsky
Thomas 'Thom' Whitney
Joan Allen
Caroline Whitney
Chris Penn
Derek Baxter
Maury Chaykin
Pizza Man
Ronald Guttman
Udo Kier
Salon Manager
Jake Gyllenhaal
Leon Coleman


Directing Billy Weber Director
Writing Frank Deese Writer
Production Martin Brest Producer
Sound Thomas Newman Original Music Composer
Camera Don Burgess Director of Photography
Editing Chris Lebenzon Editor

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