The Running Man Reviews

March 4, 2019
The years have been as unkind to it as they have been to its star's career.
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.
April 30, 2008
Schwarzenegger sadistically dispatches the baddies, enunciating typical wisecrack remarks (many repeated from his previous films), but it's all too easy.
September 27, 2007
June 5, 2007
Only Richard Dawson -- brilliantly cast -- redeems this mess with a superior performance.
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.
July 29, 2005
June 25, 2005
January 24, 2005
November 12, 2002
January 1, 2001
January 1, 2000
The movie lacks any real tension and seems to be a host of fight scenes hastily added together.
January 1, 2000
The movie's problem is that all of the action scenes are versions of the same scenario.
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.