The Running Man (1987)

Director
Paul Michael Glaser

Main cast
Arnold Schwarzenegger; Richard Dawson; María Conchita Alonso; Yaphet Kotto; Jim Brown

Genres
Action, Sci-Fi

Description
By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American 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.


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