The Running Man

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Director

Paul Michael Glaser

Cast

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Ben Richards

Maria Conchita Alonso as Amber Mendez

Richard Dawson as Damon Killian

Yaphet Kotto as William Laughlin

Jim Brown as Fireball

Marvin J. McIntyre as Harold Weiss

Jesse Ventura as Capt. Freedom

Mick Fleetwood as Mic

Dweezil Zappa as Stevie

Charlie Phillips as Teenage Punk

Gus Rethwisch as Buzzsaw

Writers

Steven E. de Souza (screenplay)

Stephen King (novel)


Summary

Set in a dystopian United States between 2017 and 2019, a television show called The Running Mann is where convicted criminal "runners" must escape death at the hands of professional killers. A falsely convicted policeman gets his shot at freedom.

Genre

Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Released

November 13, 1987

Runtime

1hr 41min

MPAA

Rated R

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