New Line's home video embarrassment THE DAY MY PARENTS RAN AWAY manages to give away the whole movie in the title alone. A high-concept quickie, it's perfectly positioned to be the poor man's NORTH--if NORTH weren't already the poor man's NORTH.
Bob and Judy Miller (Matt Frewer and Blair Brown) are fed up with their demanding 16-year-old son Matt (Bobby Jacoby), who manages to keep them at his beck and call. Their family therapist Dr. Lillianfarb (Ben Stein) excoriates them for showing so little backbone, only to crumble when persuasive
party dude Matt enters the session. Pushed to the breaking point, Bob and Judy head north on the Ventura Freeway, leaving Mat...