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Running Man, The Movie

Movie Review for Running Man, The

Summary

Set in a dystopian future, this 80ís movie is about a man who is unjustly charged for crimes that he didnít commit. Now, he will have to save his life in order to prove his innocence.

Running Man, The DVD

DVD Release

The DVD for the movie Running Man, The was released on August 20, 2002 by Live / Artisan and is rated R.

Plot

In the movie The Running Man, Ben Richards is a helicopter pilot that works for the government. While inspecting a riot in California, he refuses to fire over innocent civilians.

For that reason, Richards is imprisoned and condemned to experience The Running Man - a TV program in which convicts fight for their life.

Cast

Ben Richards - Arnold Schwarzenegger
Amber Mendez - Maria Conchita Alonso
William Laughlin - Yaphet Kotto
Fireball - Jim Brown
Captain Freedom - Jesse Ventura

Trivia

The movie The Running Man is based on a novel written by Stephen King.

Dolph Lundgren was considered for the main role of the film The Running Man.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Running Man, The was released to theatres on 11/13/1987 by Braveworld Productions, and grossed $38,122,000 at the box office in the US.


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