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Released in the USA on December 14 of 1984, "Runaway" (also known as "Runaway - Spinnen des Todes") is a Science Fiction/Thriller/Crime film directed by Michael Crichton . Tom Selleck and Cynthia Rhodes are starring, alongside Gene Simmons, Kirstie Alley, Stan Shaw and G.W. Bailey.

It Is The Future. He fought the horror of robots programmed to kill.

Who is the director of "Runaway":

Runaway was directed by Michael Crichton, an American writer, director, producer, and actor.

Before making Runaway, Michael Crichton had directed Looker, released in 1981, The First Great Train Robbery (1979), Coma (1978), Westworld (1973). Since, he directed Physical Evidence, released in 1989, The 13th Warrior (1999).

What was the release date of "Runaway":

Runaway was first released on Friday, December 14, 1984, in the United States. Also released on this day were Starman (dir. John Carpenter), Dune (dir. David Lynch), Nineteen Eighty-Four (dir. Michael Radford), and A Passage to India (dir. David Lean). This was thirty-four (34) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, June 21, 1985 in the United Kingdom and on Friday, March 08, 1985 in Germany.

What is the cast of "Runaway":

At the casting of Runaway we find Tom Selleck, previously seen in Lassiter (1984) and High Road to China (1983); Cynthia Rhodes (Staying Alive (1983), Flashdance (1983)); Gene Simmons (Trick or Treat (1986), Wanted: Dead or Alive (1987)) [ more... ]

  • Paul Batten and Jackson Davies have both also be seen in The Stepfather, released in 1987.
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What is the Storyline of "Runaway":

The film is set in the near future, where robots are commonplace ? a part of everyday life like any other electrical appliance, and are just as prone to malfunctions. But when a robot malfunctions it could pose a threat to people or property. Such robots are known as "runaways". Since they are more dangerous than the average machine, they are handled by a division of the police trained in robotics. The "runaway" squad, however, is treated as an easy and unexciting assignment, often ridiculed.

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