The Running Man

The Running Man

Title: The Running Man

Release: 1987

Rating: 6.7

Language: English

Country: USA

Runtime: 101

Genre: Action,Sci-Fi,Thriller

The Running Man

Release 1987
Rating 6.7
Language English
Country USA
Runtime 101
Genre Action,Sci-Fi,Thriller



In the year 2017, the world economy has collapsed. The great freedoms of the United States are no longer, as the once great nation has sealed off its borders and become a militarized police state, censoring all film, art, literature, and communications. Even so, a small resistance force led by two revolutionaries manages to fight the oppression. With full control over the media, the government attempts to quell the nation's yearning for freedom by broadcasting a number of game shows on which convicted criminals fight for their lives. The most popular and sadistic of these programs is "The Running Man," hosted by Damon Killian. When a peaceful protest of starving citizens gathers in Bakersfield, California, a police officer named Ben Richards is ordered to fire on the crowd, which he refuses to do. Subdued by the other officers, the attack is carried out, and Richards is framed for the murder of almost a hundred unarmed civilians. Following a daring jail break months later, Richards is...

Director :

Paul Michael Glaser

Writer :

Stephen King (novel), Steven E. de Souza (screenplay)

Actors :

... Ben Richards

... Amber Mendez

... William Laughlin

... Fireball

... Captain Freedom

... Harold Weiss