The Running Man

The Running Man

Blu-ray Disc - 2010
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Los Angeles in the year 2017 has become a police state in the wake of the global economy's total collapse. In 2019 The Running Man is the top-rated TV show, where condemned criminals are given a chance for freedom by running through a gauntlet of heavily armed killers known as Stalkers. Ben Richards, an ex-cop wrongly convicted of the massacre of unarmed civilians, must try and survive the Stalkers.
Publisher: [Los Angeles] : Republic Pictures ; Maple pictures, [2010]
Branch Call Number: MOVIE RUN
Language Note: In English, with optional English or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf or hard of hearing
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in

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Dlbrownlow
May 02, 2019

woow. what a terrible movie. The book is so much better. not anything like the movie.

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tenet
Sep 23, 2018

Rated 4/10. Quite a fairly cheesy 1987 movie, but I like to see Arnie in action, so I watch.

The "acting" is predictable, much like the plot and outcome. In the end, the action wins the day.

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Vrouk
Jul 04, 2018

Retro future; although it did predict insane reality shows. They aren't far off from the truth. Yes, this isn't the best of Arnold, but it's certainly a fun popcorn movie. It doesn't have a message, and that's fine. Not everything has to preach to you all the time. Want to be entertained? Watch this movie.

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lavasushi
Jan 10, 2018

Pretty funny it takes place in 2017. Fortunately, the present isn’t what the past predicted it as. Pretty formulaic- you know he’s going to win. No big message, seriously dated by the clothes and hair.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Jun 30, 2016

An Arnold Schwarzenegger classic, the running man is an old and compelling movie which you can watch again and again, it keeps you entertained with the simple yet deep plot and the non stop action which Arnold is known for. You are swiftly thrown into this movie from the very beginning as Arnold has to survive the dangers which is the Running Man, it takes the term blood sport to a whole new level and being a movie based off of one of  Stephen King’s short stories, you know it has to be good. Overall, I must say that this is a movie everyone should see once in there life, it may just give you a new view of the world as the entire meaning of this movie is far more than just the surface. - @Kuhaica of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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