Runaway (1984)

IT IS THE FUTURE. Machines are being programmed to turn against us. Someone must stop the madman who started it all.

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Crime, Thriller, Drama
  • Release Date: 1984-12-14
  • User Rating: 5.5/10 from 232 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: TriStar Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Michael Crichton
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In the near future, a police officer specializes in malfunctioning robots. When a robot turns out to have been programmed to kill, he begins to uncover a homicidal plot to create killer robots... and his son becomes a target.

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  • Tom Selleck

    as Jack R. Ramsay
  • Cynthia Rhodes

    as Officer Karen Thompson
  • Gene Simmons

    as Dr. Charles Luther
  • Kirstie Alley

    as Jackie Rogers
  • Stan Shaw

    as Marvin
  • G.W. Bailey

    as Chief
  • Joey Cramer

    as Bobby Ramsay
  • Chris Mulkey

    as David Johnson
  • Anne-Marie Martin

    as Hooker at Bar
  • Michael Paul Chan

    as Wilson
  • Elizabeth Norment

    as Miss Shields
  • Cec Verrell

    as Hooker
  • Babs Chula

    as Construction Foreperson
  • Carol Teesdale

    as Sally
  • Natino Bellantoni

    as Headwaiter
  • Judy Johns

    as Data Tech
  • Andrew Rhodes

    as Cameraman
  • Louise Johann

    as Waitress
  • Jackson Davies

    as Inspector
  • Paul Batten

    as Harry
Writing Michael Crichton Screenplay
Camera John A. Alonzo Director of Photography
Directing Michael Crichton Director
Crew J.J. Makaro Stunts
Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Betsy Cox Costume Designer
Editing Glenn Farr Editor
Production Michael I. Rachmil Producer
Art Douglas Higgins Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Betsy Cox Costume Design
Production Gordon Mark Unit Manager
Production Lorin Bennett Salob Production Manager
Production Jane Feinberg Casting
Production Judy Taylor Casting
Sound Leonard A. Engel Music Editor
Production Lisa Faversham Associate Producer
Production Kurt Villadsen Executive Producer
Sound Kenneth Hall Music Editor
Art Michael S. Bolton Art Direction
Art Jim Erickson Set Decoration
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Production Karen Stewart Production Coordinator
Crew Tony Morelli Stunts
Crew Dick Ziker Stunts
Crew Kathy Brock Stunts
Crew Tom Lupo Stunts
Crew Jacob Rupp Stunts