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The Running Man Reviews

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Give the movie credit for being prescient: Given the disgusting rise and success of reality TV, it's not difficult at all to imagine fans of garbage like Survivor or Jersey Shore easily turning into the audience for a deathsport show like The Running Man.

Full Review Source: Creative Loafing | Original Score: 2/4

May 5, 2013
Variety Staff
Variety
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Schwarzenegger sadistically dispatches the baddies, enunciating typical wisecrack remarks (many repeated from his previous films), but it's all too easy.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 30, 2008
Ian Nathan
Empire Magazine

A brainless, breathless thrill.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

April 30, 2008

Film4

It's an arcade-game romp done with flair.

Full Review Source: Film4

April 30, 2008

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Only Richard Dawson -- brilliantly cast -- redeems this mess with a superior performance.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2/4

June 5, 2007
JoBlo
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

The fun of the movie is really in its premise, its cool confrontations between Arny & villains, the cheezy one-liners and Maria Conchita-Alonso in tights!

Full Review Source: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | Original Score: 6/10

August 25, 2006
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Pretty warmed-over stuff, this future world of the terminal TV game shows, and director Glaser fails to muster much pace and punch.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

Richard Dawson's best performance in a film.

| Original Score: 3/5

December 21, 2004
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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It's not quite Network, but then it also doesn't take itself too seriously.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

August 30, 2004
Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

The licenses taken with King's original tale only serve to make a more effective movie.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 79/100

August 23, 2004
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal

The story concept is good, and the film has plenty of fun and campy moments, but it’s also a little goofy.

| Original Score: B-

May 14, 2004
Pete Croatto
Filmcritic.com

We can only hope network execs that are watching don't get any funny ideas.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 5, 2004
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Cheesy, witty, enjoyable Arnold pic.

| Original Score: 3/5

January 29, 2004
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

Another guilty pleasure from the Schwarzenegger catalog

| Original Score: 3/5

November 15, 2002
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

The picture fails to please beyond its glossy surface, cheap thrills, and crazed Richard Dawson cameo. Hmm ... maybe that's not such a bad thing.

| Original Score: 6/10

August 4, 2002
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

The movie lacks any real tension and seems to be a host of fight scenes hastily added together.

Full Review Source: Sci-Fi Movie Page | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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You want to know if The Running Man is a good-time macho show, right? Stay at home and watch professional wrestling.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The movie's problem is that all of the action scenes are versions of the same scenario.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
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The message is irrelevant. It's still the Olympian myth, albeit in a Lycra leotard, that counts with the Arn Man.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Susan Granger
www.susangranger.com

| Original Score: 2/5

September 27, 2007
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