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RUNNING MAN, THE (1987)

30th Anniversary

Following worldwide economic collapse, the U.S. in 2017 is a totalitarian police state. The opiate of the masses is government-sanctioned TV game shows where prisoners fight for their lives as millions cheer. At the time, the film was seen as a misstep for rising star Arnold Schwarzenegger — but who's laughing now? Based on the novel by Stephen King, this dire vision of the future is a campy and compelling dystopian tale. Richard Dawson plays the sleazy game show host; the fun cast also includes Jesse Ventura and Jim Brown as "stalkers" of the contestants; musicians Mick Fleetwood and Dweezil Zappa; plus María Conchita Alonso and Yaphet Kotto. DIR Paul Michael Glaser; SCR Steven E. de Souza, from the novel by Stephen King; PROD George Linder, Tim Zinnemann. U.S., 1987, color, 101 min. RATED R

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