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The Running Man

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Inspired on the movie with the same name with A. Schwarzenegger, you are an ex-cop presumed guilty for the murder of many civils. In jail, one day, you can escape and go to the airport to go away. Unfortunately, you are captured again but for other person now. Not the state, a director of a show called running man. This show is the most popular hobby in future, everybody play money. A guy (you) are hunted by professional killers, he must runs and stay alive for win money. So with the four levels, you must fight with your hunters and go quickly to the end of levels if you want recovery freedom one day...


The Running Man Amstrad CPC Loading screen
The Running Man ZX Spectrum Then there's a couple of screens one about the release of the film, another about upcoming Grandstand games. These are followed by an animated title sequence.
The Running Man Commodore 64 Instructions menu.
The Running Man Commodore 64 Who said advertising in games is a new thing?

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User Reviews

Film license not without its short comings, but has enough good touches, that fans may get a kick out of it. Commodore 64 Nick Drew (371)

The Press Says

Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jun, 1989 90 out of 100 90
CU Amiga Amiga Apr, 1989 79 out of 100 79
ST/Amiga Format Amiga May, 1989 73 out of 100 73
Zzap! Amiga Sep, 1989 40 out of 100 40
Power Play Amiga Jun, 1989 31 out of 100 31


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The movie The Running Man is inspired by a novel from Stephen King published in 1982. There are many similarities between this novel and the 1958 novel The Prize of Peril, written by Robert Sheckley. In 1983, the latter was also adapted into a movie, Le Prix du Danger with GĂ©rard Lanvin and Michel Piccoli.
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