The Running Man

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  • R
  • 1987
  • 1 hr 41 min
  • 6.7  (146,187)
  • 45

This sci-fi thriller is based on a short novel written by horror author Stephen King under the pseudonym Richard Bachman. The story involves a prisoner, played here by Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is forced by an authoritarian regime to participate in a game show with life-or-death consequences. The unwilling contestant must run from the game's pursuers, who want him dead. The show, which is rigged against the contestant, is overseen by a host played by Richard Dawson, the real-life host, at the time, of the TV game show Family Feud. The film was directed by Paul Michael Glaser and has received mixed reviews.

The Running Man
The Running Man
The Running Man

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Description
This sci-fi thriller is based on a short novel written by horror author Stephen King under the pseudonym Richard Bachman. The story involves a prisoner, played here by Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is forced by an authoritarian regime to participate in a game show with life-or-death consequences. The unwilling contestant must run from the game's pursuers, who want him dead. The show, which is rigged against the contestant, is overseen by a host played by Richard Dawson, the real-life host, at the time, of the TV game show Family Feud. The film was directed by Paul Michael Glaser and has received mixed reviews.

The Running Man is a 1987 science fiction movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 41 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.7 and a MetaScore of 45.

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  • Release Date
    1987
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 41 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (146,187)
  • Metascore
    45