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 evade “stalkers” and certain death for a chance to be pardoned and set free.
|Tagline:||A game nobody survives. But Schwarzenegger has yet to play.|
|Cast:||Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dweezil Zappa, Edward Bunker, Erland van Lidth, Franco Columbu, Gus Rethwisch, Jesse Ventura, Jim Brown, Karen Leigh Hopkins, María Conchita Alonso, Marvin J. McIntyre, Mick Fleetwood, Professor Toru Tanaka, Richard Dawson, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Yaphet Kotto|
|Director:||Luca Kouimelis, Paul Michael Glaser|