The Young Captives (1959)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Run Time - 61 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this conventional drama about a killer on the loose, the usual psychological interplay of a disturbed mind and the killer's potential victims is emphasized. Jamie (Steven Marlo) is running away from a murder he just committed, apparently unable to control his homicidal urges once they arise. Ann and Benjie (Luana Patten and Tom Selden) are the young couple who pick up Jamie while they themselves are running away from the police. Their reasons are hardly criminal, they believe the police will try to stop them from getting married. As the association with Jamie continues, the young couple begin to suspect he might be even more dangerous than the police they are trying to evade.

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killing, elopement, hitchhiker, love, maniac, murder, on-the-run, romance, runaway [from home], teenagers