The Running Man 1987
Title: The Running Man
Release year: 1987
Country: United States

In a dystopian America, a falsely convicted policeman gets his shot at freedom when he must forcibly participate in a TV game show where convicts, runners, must battle killers for their freedom.

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“The Running Man” is a science fiction action movie released in 1987, directed by Paul Michael Glaser and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, and Richard Dawson. The film is loosely based on a novel by Stephen King, published under the pseudonym Richard Bachman.

The movie is set in a dystopian future where the United States is a totalitarian state, and the government uses a brutal game show called “The Running Man” as a means of controlling the population. The game show involves convicted criminals running for their lives in a maze filled with deadly traps while being pursued by professional killers known as “stalkers.”

Schwarzenegger plays Ben Richards, a wrongly convicted police officer who is forced to participate in the game show. He teams up with a resistance fighter named Amber Mendez (Alonso) to expose the truth about the show and bring down the corrupt government.

“The Running Man” was a commercial success and has since become a cult classic. The movie is known for its over-the-top action scenes, dark humor, and commentary on the dangers of unchecked government power.

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Director: Paul Michael Glaser
Actor: Andrea Moen,Anthony Pena,Arnold Schwarzenegger,Barbara Lux,Bill Margolin,Billy D. Lucas,Boyd Kestner,Bryan Kestner,Charlie Phillips,Cindy Millican,Daniel Celario,Debby Harris,Dey Young,Dona Hardy,Dweezil Zappa,Edward Bunker,Erland van Lidth,Franco Columbu,George P. Wilbur,Greg Lewis,Gus Rethwisch,Jeff Jensen,Jesse Ventura,Jim Brown,Joel Kramer,John William James,Jon Cutler,Jon McBride,Kadrolsha Ona Carole,Karen Leigh Hopkins,Karen Owens,Ken Lerner,Kerry Wall,Kim Pawlik,Kurt Fuller,Lin Shaye,Lynne Marie Stewart,Maria Conchita Alonso,Mario Celario,Marlene Lange,Marvin J. McIntyre,Mary Ann Hermansen,Maureen Flaherty,Megan Gallivan,Mel Scott-Thomas,Melissa Hurley,Mia Togo,Mick Fleetwood,Morgan Lawley,Pamela Rossi,Paula Brown,Peter Kent,Professor Toru Tanaka,Richard Dawson,Rodger Bumpass,Roger Kern,Sandy Holt,Sharon Owens,Sheree Ali,Sidney Chankin,Sondra Holt,Suzie Hardy,Sven-Ole Thorsen,Thomas Rosales Jr.,Tony Brubaker,Wayne Grace,Yaphet Kotto