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The Running Man (1987)


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Title: The Running Man (1987)

Tagline: 2019. A game nobody survives. This year might be the exception.

Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Thriller

Director: Paul Michael Glaser

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Richard Dawson, María Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jim Brown, Jesse Ventura, Erland van Lidth, Marvin J. McIntyre, Gus Rethwisch, Professor Toru Tanaka, Mick Fleetwood, Dweezil Zappa, Karen Leigh Hopkins, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Edward Bunker, Bryan Kestner, Anthony Pena, Kurt Fuller, Ken Lerner, Dey Young, Rodger Bumpass, Dona Hardy, Lynne Marie Stewart, Bill Margolin, Tony Brubaker, Joel Kramer, Billy D. Lucas, George P. Wilbur, Thomas Rosales Jr., Sondra Holt, Daniel Celario, Mario Celario, Sidney Chankin, Kim Pawlik, Roger Kern, Barbara Lux, Franco Columbu, Lin Shaye, Boyd Kestner, Wayne Grace, Charlie Phillips, Greg Lewis, John William James, Jon Cutler, Kerry Wall, Paula Brown, Megan Gallivan, Suzie Hardy, Debby Harris, Melissa Hurley, Marlene Lange, Morgan Lawley, Cindy Millican, Andrea Moen, Mary Ann Hermansen, Karen Owens, Sharon Owens, Pamela Rossi, Mia Togo, Mel Scott-Thomas, Jon McBride, Jeff Jensen, Sandy Holt, Maureen Flaherty, Sheree Ali

Release: 1987-11-13

Runtime: 101

Plot: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and U.S. society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight for their lives, including the gladiator-style The Running Man, hosted by the ruthless Damon Killian, where “runners” attempt to evade “stalkers” and certain death for a chance to be pardoned and set free.
The Running Man (1987)


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