What a crazy idea to have a game show of death yet it works. Plus the crazy killers!
over 3 years
Hey, aint that the kissing machine from Family Feud?
almost 5 years
IT'S TIME... TO START... RUNNING!
Goddamn Mick Fleetwood was awesome.
over 5 years
Classic 80's!!! Cheesy lines, corny villains, and let's not forget ARNOLD!!
almost 6 years
Classic Arnold from the golden era of Action, not the best but still very good.
The Running Man is a 1987 American action film loosely based on Stephen King's 1982 novel of the same name. Directed by Paul Michael Glaser, the film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, María Conchita Alonso, Jesse Ventura, Jim Brown, and Richard Dawson.
The film, set in a dystopian America in the year 2019, is about a television show called The Running Man, where convicted criminal "runners" must escape death at the hands of professional killers. The Running Man bears some similarity to "Das Millionenspiel", a fictional German reality show (1970), which is itself based on the novel The Prize of Peril by Robert Sheckley.
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...