R | | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a dystopian America, a falsely convicted policeman gets his shot at freedom when he must forcibly participate in a TV game show where convicts, runners, must battle killers for their freedom.
The film is set (at the earliest) in 2017, a totalitarian era in which Castrol GTX and Coors Extra Gold have nonetheless survived.
Yankee-nine-niner, what are your coordinates?
Ben Richards: 0-2-0, flight level 1-5. We're above release point Echo-Bravo-one.
Man: Move in and check it out.
Ben Richards: Roger. Moving in.
When Killian is talking to the old lady about who will make the next kill, his hand changes position on her shoulder/back between shots.
Continue watching the credits and towards the end you will hear a running man commercial similar to what would play at the end of a game show.
The German Video-version (FSK-16) is heavily cut (about 10 Minutes) to remove extreme violence.
$8,117,465 15 November 1987