Logan's Run

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  • PG
  • 1976
  • 1 hr 59 min
  • 6.8  (60,068)
  • 53

In the year 2274, humanity is living in a perfect world of pleasure and comfort, run by a computer system known as "The Great Machine." However, at the age of 30, every citizen must undergo a ritual known as "Carousel," where they are vaporized in front of a cheering crowd. Logan (Michael York) is a Sandman, a government agent tasked with tracking down and terminating "Runners," those who attempt to escape their fate and live beyond the age of 30.

At the beginning of the movie, Logan is a loyal Sandman who takes pride in his work. However, when his friend and partner Francis (Richard Jordan) begins behaving oddly and questioning the system they work for, Logan starts to wonder if there is more to life than what he has been taught. When he is tasked with infiltrating a group of Runners, he meets Jessica (Jenny Agutter), a beautiful woman who has convinced him to join her cause of finding "Sanctuary," a rumored safe haven outside the city.

Logan's journey takes him through a series of dangerous encounters with both Runners and the enigmatic "Old Man" (Peter Ustinov), who lives outside the city and possesses knowledge of the world before the Great Machine. Along the way, Logan and Jessica fall in love and learn the truth about their society's dark secrets. They discover that there is a way to escape death at Carousel and decide to fight against the system and its enforcers to seek a better life for themselves and the city's citizens.

The futuristic setting and dystopian-like society of the movie create a thought-provoking and suspenseful atmosphere. The distrustful relationship between Logan and Francis as well as the central love story between Logan and Jessica add emotional depth to the plot, while the exploration of the theme of mortality gives the story deeper philosophical meaning.

The special effects and set designs of the movie are also impressive, especially considering the year of its release. The nightmarish Carousel scene and action-packed chase sequences highlight the high-quality production values of the film.

At its core, Logan's Run is a story of rebellion, the pursuit of love, and the search for truth in a society that values only pleasure and conformity. Michael York delivers a strong performance as Logan, perfectly capturing the character's journey from rigid government agent to a man fighting for personal freedom. Jenny Agutter is equally captivating as Jessica, portraying the character's intelligence and determination without losing her beauty or femininity.

Overall, Logan's Run is a classic of science fiction cinema, blending action, romance, and social commentary into a captivating and engaging story that leaves a powerful impression on viewers long after the final credits roll.

Logan's Run is a 1976 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 59 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8 and a MetaScore of 53.

Logan's Run
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    6.8  (60,068)
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