arnold schwarzenegger

arnold schwarzenegger

The Running Man (1987) Arnold Schwarzenegger - Maria Conchita Alonso - Yaphet Kotto - Fan Commentary

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The Running Man (1987) The world economy has collapsed. The United States has sealed off its borders and has become a military controlled police state which controls TV, movies, art, books, communication and censorship. In the police state America has become, criminals have a choice. They can serve their sentences in prison or they can take part in "The Running Man" a government owned violent game-show where contestants running for freedom are pursued by "Stalkers" wrestler-like bounty hunters. "The Running Man" is the top rating show on network TV and Damon Killian, the creator and host is the most popular entertainer in the US. But one man has yet to play... Former L.A. police officer Ben Richards, framed for the massacre of innocent people, when disobeyed orders is recaptured, after escaping from prison. Ben is forced to appear on "The Running Man", joined by resistance fighters William Laughlin and Harold Weiss and Amber Mendez, (a network employee who Richards took hostage and she turned Richards into the authorities) are chased by The Stalkers, as they search for the secret base of the resistance, as they bid to broadcast the truth about the government and prove Ben's innocence. CAST Arnold Schwarzenegger as Ben Richards María Conchita Alonso as Amber Mendez Richard Dawson as Damon Killian Yaphet Kotto as William Laughlin, a resistance member who allies himself with Richards Marvin J. McIntyre as Harold Weiss, a resistance member who also joins Richards Mick Fleetwood as Mic, the secret leader of the resistance Professor Toru Tanaka as Professor Subzero, a stalker who uses a hockey-stick capable of cutting steel, exploding pucks, and a hockey rink zone specially fitted for him Gus Rethwisch as Eddie "Buzzsaw" Vatowski, a stalker who uses a specially reinforced chainsaw and a motorcycle Jesse Ventura as Captain Freedom, a ten-time former Running Man stalker champion Jim Brown as Fireball, a stalker who is armed with a flamethrower and jetpack Erland Van Lidth De Jeude as Dynamo, an opera-singing stalker who drives a buggy and wears a suit that allows him to arc electricity Dweezil Zappa as Stevie, one of Mic's men Kurt Fuller as Tony, a talent agent for The Running Man Rodger Bumpass as Phil, the studio announcer for The Running Man Sven-Ole Thorsen as Sven, Killian's head of security