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The Running Man (1987)

R
101 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show.
Writers
Stephen King (novel) (as Richard Bachman) | Steven E. de Souza (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 27,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 8,117,465
Gross (USA)
$ 38,122,105
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Release date
Nov 13, 1987 (United States)

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