Poster for the movie "The Running Man"

The Running Man (1987)

R 101 min - Action, Science Fiction - 13 November 1987
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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.

Director:  Paul Michael Glaser

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Storyline

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.


Collections: Paul Michael Glaser

Tagline: A game nobody survives. But Schwarzenegger has yet to play.

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  13 November 1987

Box Office

Budget:  $27,000,000
Revenue:  $38,122,105

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Braveworld Productions, Keith Barish Productions, TAFT Entertainment Pictures, HBO

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 41 min
12/03/2019
Poster for the movie "The Running Man"

The Running Man

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.