The Running ManAn unjustly accused prisoner in 2019 is given a slim chance at freedom if he survives a public execution gauntlet staged as the television game show 'The Running Man'. While he is running from champions with chainsaws and sharpened hockey sticks, the host is busy with calls to the network about ratings.Keywords:
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Directors of "The Running Man"Paul Michael GlaserBirthdate: 25 March 1943, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Creators of "The Running Man"Stephen KingBirthdate: 21 September 1947, Portland, Maine, USASteven E. de SouzaBirthdate: 17 November 1947, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Critic Reviews of "The Running Man"VarietyApril 30, 2008
Schwarzenegger sadistically dispatches the baddies, enunciating typical wisecrack remarks (many repeated from his previous films), but it's all too easy.Time OutJune 24, 2006
Pretty warmed-over stuff, this future world of the terminal TV game shows, and director Glaser fails to muster much pace and punch.New York TimesAugust 30, 2004
It's not quite Network, but then it also doesn't take itself too seriously.Washington PostJanuary 01, 2000
You want to know if The Running Man is a good-time macho show, right? Stay at home and watch professional wrestling.Chicago Sun-TimesJanuary 01, 2000
The movie's problem is that all of the action scenes are versions of the same scenario.Washington PostJanuary 01, 2000
The message is irrelevant. It's still the Olympian myth, albeit in a Lycra leotard, that counts with the Arn Man.Cinema CrazedApril 22, 2017
Holds up a shocking reflection of where we actually stand as a society in 2017.MetroFebruary 12, 2017
One of those movies that's a lot of fun to watch without being particularly good, The Running Man is a chintzy-looking affair that gets by on stunt casting and a killer concept.Empire MagazineApril 30, 2008
A brainless, breathless thrill.Film4April 30, 2008
It's an arcade-game romp done with flair.TV GuideJune 05, 2007
Only Richard Dawson -- brilliantly cast -- redeems this mess with a superior performance.
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