The Running Man (1987) (part 4 of 4)

Richards wants to keep moving, and we briefly see Amber being herded into the game zone before going back to our Stalkers. We also get a look at football great and perfectly serviceable action hero Jim Brown in street clothes as Fireball, but I’ll get to him in a bit.

Amber hooks up with the guys, just as Buzzsaw attacks. Dynamo joins in, and our heroes split up. Weiss and Amber find the satellite uplink, while Dynamo prowls around. Well, as much as a fat guy in a souped up dune buggy wearing a suit festooned with colorful lights can be said to “prowl”.

The Running Man (1987) (part 4 of 4)

Richards and Laughlin end up dealing with Buzzsaw. Laughlin gets slashed with the saw before Richards has a one on one matchup with Buzzsaw, who drags him along the ground after snagging him with a cable that has some bolos on the end or something. While this is going on, Leon is getting his prizes, which include a home version [!] of the show.

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Ed Harris

A fan of less than great cinema since childhood, Ed divides his time between writing scripts, working an actual paying job and subjecting himself willingly to some of the worst films society has produced.

Multi-Part Article: The Running Man (1987)

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