The Running Man

Los Angeles in the year 2017. The world has suffered total economic collapse. Television is controlled by the government, and the impoverished masses are placated with violent shows. Most popular of all is a gladiatorial game show called "The Running Man." The contestants are convicts who are made to run through a course that pits them against a variety...read more

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01:33 — An unjustly accused prisoner in 2019 is given a slim chance at freedom if he enters a battle-to-the-death on a television game show. Dawson steals the (more…)

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Los Angeles in the year 2017. The world has suffered total economic collapse. Television is controlled by the government, and the impoverished masses are placated with violent shows. Most popular of all is a gladiatorial game show called "The Running Man."… (more)

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