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Runaway Details

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Best-selling author [[Performer~P86220~Michael Crichton~michaelcrichton]] wrote and directed this science fiction thriller that combined the influences of [[Feature~V5994~Blade Runner~bladerunner]] (1982), comic books, and [[Performer~P86220~Crichton~michaelcrichton]]'s ongoing fascination with the dangers of high technology. [[Performer~P64436~Tom Selleck~tomselleck]] stars as Sergeant Jack Ramsey, a single father in the near future, when robots have largely replaced humans in performing menial labor. However, the robots occasionally malfunction, threatening human life and requiring a specialist like Jack, who terminates the haywire "runaways." Investigating a particularly nasty series of recent cases, Jack and his new partner Karen Thompson ([[Performer~P59857~Cynthia Rhodes~cynthiarhodes]]) discover a connection between the runaways and Charles Luther ([[Performer~P38558~Kiss~kiss]] frontsman [[Performer~P65745~Gene Simmons~genesimmons]]). Luther, a maniacal genius, is masterminding a plot to create an army of killing machines. With time running out, it's up to Jack and Karen to match wits with Luther and save humanity. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

  • Release date:June 8, 2009

Cast

Tom Selleck
as Ramsay
Cynthia Rhodes
as Thompson
Gene Simmons
as Luther
Kirstie Alley
as Jackie
Stan Shaw
as Marvin
Joey Cramer
as Bobby
G.W. Bailey
as Chief
Chris Mulkey
as Johnson
Barbara Iley
as Police Voice #1
Jackson Davies
as Inspector
Paul Batten
as Harry
Steven Wright
as Pilot
Cec Verrell
as Hooker
David Longworth
as Man
Andrew Rhodes
as Cameraman
Rodney Gage
as Cop
David McCharen
as Police Voice #4
Lloyd Berry
as Passenger
Stephen Thorne
as Tommy
Natino Bellantoni
as Headwaiter
Stephen E. Miller
as Rudy
Babs Chula
as Construction Worker
Frank Serio
as Cop
Murray Ord
as Cop #3
Moira Walley
as Jogger
Betty Phillips
as Linda
Michael Paul Chan
as Wilson
Elizabeth Norment
as Miss Shields
Marilyn Schreffler
as Lois
Todd Duckworth
as Paramedic
Bob Metcalfe
as Tracer
Deborah Fallender
as Alley Voice #4

Crew

Michael Crichton
Director
Michael Rachmil
Producer
Michael Crichton
Screenwriter
John A. Alonzo
Cinematographer
Jerry Goldsmith
Composer (Music Score)
Glenn Farr
Editor
Douglas Higgins
Production Designer
Michael S. Bolton
Art Director
Jim Erickson
Set Designer
Betsy Cox
Costume Designer
Rob Young
Sound/Sound Designer
David Durand
Special Effects
Arne Schmidt
First Assistant Director
Mike Fenton
Casting
Judy Taylor
Casting
Jane Feinberg
Casting
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