- 1 hr 39 min
Runaway is a science fiction film from 1984. It stars Tom Selleck as Sergent Jack Ramsey. The film follows Ramsey as he joins a special police organization called "The Runaway Squad" who search for malfunctioning robots, called "runaways." Runaways become dangerous to people and property from their malfunctions, which is why the police must find them to destroy them before the robots cause harm. While working with the squad, Ramsey is called to investigate the first homicide committed by a robot. Upon further investigation, it's found that the robot had it's safety features overridden and had a chip programmed to attack humans installed. He learns that the chips can be programmed that lets the robots thermographically find humans and even tell people apart, meaning they can be programmed to find targets. Jack also finds a list of the targets and is shocked when a familiar name is on that list. Jack must stop the man behind the programming before the chip is mass produced and causes mass causalities.