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
  • Release Date: 1984-12-14
  • User Rating: 5.5/10 from 212 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
Production Jane Feinberg Casting
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Production Judy Taylor Casting
Camera John A. Alonzo Director of Photography
Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
Writing Michael Crichton Screenplay
Directing Michael Crichton Director
Art Jim Erickson Set Decoration
Sound Kenneth Hall Music Editor
Art Douglas Higgins Production Design
Editing Glenn Farr Editor
Costume & Make-Up Betsy Cox Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Betsy Cox Costume Designer
Crew Tony Morelli Stunts
Production Michael I. Rachmil Producer
Crew Dick Ziker Stunts
Crew Jacob Rupp Stunts
Crew J.J. Makaro Stunts
Art Michael S. Bolton Art Direction
Production Gordon Mark Unit Manager
Sound Leonard A. Engel Music Editor
Production Lorin Bennett Salob Production Manager
Production Lisa Faversham Associate Producer
Production Kurt Villadsen Executive Producer
Production Karen Stewart Production Coordinator
Crew Tom Lupo Stunts
Crew Kathy Brock Stunts