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The Running Man Reviews

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January 1, 2000
The movie's problem is that all of the action scenes are versions of the same scenario.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 30, 2008
Schwarzenegger sadistically dispatches the baddies, enunciating typical wisecrack remarks (many repeated from his previous films), but it's all too easy.
June 24, 2006
Pretty warmed-over stuff, this future world of the terminal TV game shows, and director Glaser fails to muster much pace and punch.
September 27, 2007
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
You want to know if The Running Man is a good-time macho show, right? Stay at home and watch professional wrestling.
January 1, 2000
The movie lacks any real tension and seems to be a host of fight scenes hastily added together.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
July 29, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
November 12, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 24, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
May 5, 2013
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 | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2001
| Original Score: 2/5
June 25, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
June 5, 2007
Only Richard Dawson -- brilliantly cast -- redeems this mess with a superior performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 29, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
August 23, 2004
The licenses taken with King's original tale only serve to make a more effective movie.
Read More | Original Score: 79/100
April 22, 2017
Holds up a shocking reflection of where we actually stand as a society in 2017.
November 27, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
March 9, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 24, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
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