Directed by Paul Michael Glaser.
Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jesse Ventura, Mick Fleetwood, Richard Dawson, Jim Brown, Dweezil Zappa.
In 2017 a TV show host seems to hold sway over what happens in America – yeah right!
Viewing The Running Man in 2019 is a very strange experience for many reasons, one of them being that the film is set in 2017 and we are now past that point in time. Another reason is that in the ‘future’ that the film is set in, America seems to be controlled by the media and a TV host with an inflated ego seems to have the citizens of the USA in the palms of his hands as people are hounded, tortured and killed in the name of entertainment – as if that would ever happen! It is also weird that Arnold Schwarzenegger went into political life to hold some