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Plot Summary Of 'The Running Man'

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It is 1925 in the United States and the economy is in disarray. Ben Richards, a citizen of Co-Op City is unable to find work, he turns to the Games Federation, a government-operated television station, to win money for his gravely ill daughter Cathy. After meticulous physical and mental testing, Richards gets selected for The Running Man, the networks most popular, profitable, and deadly game. Richards, now an enemy of the state, is tracked down by an elite group of Hunters who are sent out to kill him. As the game begins, Richards disguises himself, and travels to Boston, nonetheless, he is tracked down by the Hunters and escapes by setting off an explosion that kills five police officers. Panicked, Richards hides in the ghetto and meets gang
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