The Running Man (1987)

Director : Paul Michael Glaser

Genre : Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Cast : : , Arnold Schwarzenegger as Ben Richards , Maria Conchita Alonso as Amber Mendez , Yaphet Kotto as William Laughlin , Jim Brown as Fireball , Jesse Ventura as Captain Freedom , Erland van Lidth as Dynamo (as Erland Van Lidth) , Marvin J. McIntyre as Harold Weiss , Gus Rethwisch as Buzzsaw (as Bernard Gus Rethwisch) , Professor Toru Tanaka as Subzero , Mick Fleetwood as Mic , Dweezil Zappa as Stevie , Richard Dawson as Damon Killian , Karen Leigh Hopkins as Brenda , Sven-Ole Thorsen as Sven (as Sven Thorsen) , Edward Bunker as Lenny (as Eddie Bunker)

Plot : A wrongly-convicted grown-up must undertake to live on a public execution gauntlet staged since a TV tournament show.

Run Time : 101 min

Country : USA

Language : English

Filming Locations : Paramount, California, USA

Company : Braveworld Productions

Trivia : 1hr 23 minutes into the film: As Killian is congratulating his bank side he is repute subsequently to a TV that is rolling credits because the show. The credits are somewhat effortless to see on a immense monitor plus are: THANK YOU: TIM GEORGE GARY PAUL ROB KEITH YOU ME US THEM ~ WHAT NEXT: I DON’T KNOW ~ TITLES: TYPE M WRONG ~ MAKE UP: PAINT YOUR FACE ~ PROPS: PROPERTY ~ LOCATIONS: BY TO LONG HERE ~ ART DIRECTOR: RED G. BLEU AND PRIMARY COLOURS ~ MUSIC: DO RAY ME ~ CATERING: [scene ends]

Goofs : Continuity: Flipped shot: When Ben is wrestling Buzzsaw, the remark on Ben’s jumpsuit moves to the variant bordering along with is mirrored.

Tag Lines : The year is 2019. The finest men in America don't run for President. They run for their lives.
Welcome to America in 2025, when the best men don't run for president, they run for their lives.
A game nobody survives. But Schwarzenegger has yet to play.
It is the year 2017. "The Running Man" is a deadly game no one has ever survived. But….. Schwarzenegger has yet to play.
2019. A game nobody survives. This year might be the exception.

Plot Summary : Set inside a totalitarian society. Ben Richards is a cop who was blamed given that a massacre which wasn’t his fault. He could troth sent to penitentiary furthermore breaks out along furthermore a number of variant inmates. He strives to get away although the grown-up whom he dragged into his budget turns him far more than to the authorities. Damon Killian, who is the host of THE RUNNING MAN a sport materialize wherein convicted felons are offered the opening to flood to choice although got to elude the stalkers; masses who research one another drink furthermore eradicate one another inside dreadful manners. When he learns that Richards has been caught, he requests him to troth the show’s then contestant. After human being took to Killian, Richards turns him down, Killian afterward reveals to Richards that his two friends who were inside penitentiary along furthermore him furthermore who broke out along furthermore him taste been caught, therefore excepting Richards realizes the materialize they will. But on the hour of darkness of the show, Richards is compilation to set off although Killian moreover reveals that Richards two friends are running along furthermore him. Richards tells Killian that he will troth back. But initially !

In the once a year 2017, the real world economic system has collapsed. The massive freedoms of the United States are no longer, for the only once massive geographical region has sealed off its borders along with grow to be a militarized keep observe over state, censoring the absolute lot film, art, literature, along with communications. Even so, a miniature confrontation vigor led by two revolutionaries (<a href="/name/nm0281450/">Mick Fleetwood</a> along with <a href="/name/nm0005574/">Dweezil Zappa</a>) manages to struggle the oppression. With choked dominate more than the media, the government tries to quell the nation’s probing for the grounds that liberty by broadcasting some tourney shows on which convicted criminals struggle for the grounds that their lives. The more or less recognized along with sadistic of these programs is "The Running Man," hosted by Damon Killian (<a href="/name/nm0206241/">Richard Dawson</a>). When a diplomatic groan of starved citizens gathers inside Bakersfield, California, a keep observe over officer discovered Ben Richards (<a href="/name/nm0000216/">Arnold Schwarzenegger</a>) is ordered to fire on the crowd, which he refuses to do. Subdued by the abundant officers, the strive against is taken out, along with Richards is framed for the grounds that the murder of virtually a hundred unarmed civilians. Following a exciting penal complex mash months later, Richards is captured only once yet again along with compelled to come to pass on "The Running Man" as well as three abundant convicts (<a href="/name/nm0001433/">Yaphet Kotto</a>, <a href="/name/nm0570793/">Marvin J. McIntyre</a>, along with <a href="/name/nm0000744/">Maria Conchita Alonso</a>). With their help, he fights his procedure completed a cadre of sadistic gladiators searching each other slurp completed the ruins of a Los Angeles earthquake, save for not promising Killian that he’ll get back to calm the score once the show’s host double-crosses him. In the meantime, the contestants must enquiry completed the ruins for the grounds that the confrontation inside the hopes of in the end broadcasting the essential around the government.

A parody in an act thriller. Arnold Schwartzenegger plays an innocuous mature woman who is sentenced to the Running Man tourney show, a futuristic receiver partaking funds punishment tv show. While Arnold is flowing indulge in champions along furthermore Chain saws as at any rate as sharpened hockey sticks, the host (Richard Dawson) is full of activity along furthermore bid to the network on the issue of ratings.

The once a year is 2017. The planet financial system has collapsed. The United States has sealed off it’s borders furthermore has be switched over into a soldiers treated keep an eye on insistence which directs TV, movies, art, books, articulation furthermore censorship. In the keep an eye on insistence America has become, criminals suffer a choice. They could pitch in with their sentences inside jail or they could seize allowance inside "The Running Man" a government owned dire game-show where contestants moving because choice are pursued by "Stalkers" wrestler-like reward hunters. "The Running Man" is the outclass considering present oneself on network TV furthermore Damon Killian, the author furthermore host is the more or less accepted entertainer inside the US. But lone mature woman has further to play… Former L.A. keep an eye on officer Ben Richards, framed because the massacre of innocuous people, once disobeyed commands is recaptured, following escaping loves prison. Ben is obligated to take place on "The Running Man", fixed by struggle contenders William Laughlin furthermore Harold Weiss furthermore Amber Mendez, (a network personnel who Richards chattered hostage furthermore she turned around Richards into the authorities) are chased by The Stalkers, for they look for because the classified base of the resistance, for they demand to market the the finish story as points to the government furthermore manifest Ben’s innocence.

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