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Director:
Writers:
David Zelag Goodman (screenplay)
William F. Nolan (novel) ...
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Release Date:
23 June 1976 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The only thing you can't have in this perfect world of total pleasure is your 30th birthday . . . Logan is 29. See more »
Plot:
An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: life must end at 30. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Michael York ... Logan

Richard Jordan ... Francis

Jenny Agutter ... Jessica

Roscoe Lee Browne ... Box

Farrah Fawcett ... Holly (as Farrah Fawcett-Majors)

Michael Anderson Jr. ... Doc

Peter Ustinov ... Old Man
Randolph Roberts ... 2nd Sanctuary Man
Lara Lindsay ... The Woman Runner

Gary Morgan ... Billy

Michelle Stacy ... Mary 2
Laura Hippe ... Woman Customer

David Westberg ... Sandman
Camilla Carr ... Sanctuary Woman

Greg Lewis ... Cub (as Gregg Lewis)
Ashley Cox ... Timid Girl
Bill Couch ... Sandman
Glenn R. Wilder ... Runner (as Glen Wilder)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Joe L. Blevins ... Last Day Character (uncredited)
Roger Borden ... Sandman Daniel (uncredited)
Paula Crist ... City Dweller (uncredited)

Dick DeCoit ... (uncredited)
Chuck Gaylord ... Cub (uncredited)

Mitchell Gaylord ... Cub (uncredited)
Johnny Haymer ... (uncredited)

William E. Johnson III ... Extra (uncredited)
Richard Kelton ... Sanctuary Man (voice) (uncredited)
Jessie Kirby ... Confused City Dweller (uncredited)
Greg Michaels ... 3rd Sanctuary Man / Ambush Man (uncredited)
Bob Neill ... 1st Sanctuary Man (uncredited)
Candice Rialson ... 1st Screamer in Logan's Apartment (uncredited)
Johnny Timko ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Michael Anderson 
 
Writing credits
David Zelag Goodman (screenplay)

William F. Nolan (novel "Logan's Run") and
George Clayton Johnson (novel "Logan's Run")

Produced by
Hugh Benson .... associate producer
Saul David .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jerry Goldsmith 
 
Cinematography by
Ernest Laszlo (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Bob Wyman 
 
Casting by
Jack Baur 
 
Production Design by
Dale Hennesy (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Dale Hennesy 
 
Set Decoration by
Robert De Vestel 
 
Costume Design by
Bill Thomas 
 
Makeup Department
Judith A. Cory .... hair styles (as Judy Alexander Corey)
William Tuttle .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Byron Roberts .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alan Brimfeld .... second assistant director (as Alan H. Brimfield)
Win Phelps .... second assistant director
David Silver .... assistant director
John Slosser .... second second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Jack M. Marino .... property master
Charles Sertin .... property assistant
William Cruse .... set designer (uncredited)
Dave Margolin .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Jerry Jost .... sound
William L. McCaughey .... sound (as William McCaughey)
John Riordan .... sound editor (as John P. Riordan)
Aaron Rochin .... sound
Harry W. Tetrick .... sound
Ken Dufva .... foley artist (uncredited)
Stephen Katz .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Glen Robinson .... special effects
Wayne Beauchamp .... special effects (uncredited)
Thomas L. Fisher .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Gary L. King .... special effects (uncredited)
Jay King .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Terry W. King .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Wayne Rose .... special effects (uncredited)
Jimmy Thomson .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
L.B. Abbott .... special visual effects designer
James F. Liles .... optical supervisor (as Jim Liles)
Larry Robinson .... assistant: L. B. Abbott
Frank Van der Veer .... additional visuals (as Frank Van Der Veer)
Matthew Yuricich .... matte paintings
 
Stunts
Bill Couch .... stunt coordinator
Glenn R. Wilder .... stunt coordinator (as Glen Wilder)
Phil Adams .... stunts (uncredited)
Denny Arnold .... stunts (uncredited)
Gregory J. Barnett .... stunts (uncredited)
Craig R. Baxley .... stunts (uncredited)
May Boss .... stunts (uncredited)
Steven Burnett .... stunts (uncredited)
Dottie Catching .... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Couch Jr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Paula Crist .... stunts (uncredited)
Pepper Curtis .... stunts (uncredited)
Angelo De Meo .... stunts (uncredited)
Paula Dell .... stunts (uncredited)
Wayne Dillard .... stunts (uncredited)
Jeannie Epper .... stunts (uncredited)
Donna Garrett .... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Gaylord .... stunts (uncredited)
Mitchell Gaylord .... stunts (uncredited)
Barbara Graham .... stunts (uncredited)
Tommy J. Huff .... stunts (uncredited)
Whitey Hughes .... stunts (uncredited)
Loren Janes .... stunts (uncredited)
Rosemary Johnston .... stunts (uncredited)
Dawn Landing .... stunts (uncredited)
Carol Lee .... stunts (uncredited)
Gary Morgan .... stunts (uncredited)
Carole Navarro .... stunts (uncredited)
Beth Nufer .... stunts (uncredited)
Regina Parton .... stunts (uncredited)
Alex Plasschaert .... stunts (uncredited)
Fluir Powell .... stunts (uncredited)
Dar Robinson .... stunts (uncredited)
Walter Robles .... stunts (uncredited)
Russell Saunders .... stunts (uncredited)
Lori Thomas .... stunts (uncredited)
Mike Washlake .... stunts (uncredited)
Glenn R. Wilder .... stunts (uncredited)
Sunny Woods .... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Ziker .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Martin Kashuk .... key grip (as Martin G. Kashuk)
Don Stott .... chief set electrician
Ron Anderson .... electrician (uncredited)
Doug Byers .... electrician (uncredited)
Scott Hamilton .... still photographer (uncredited)
Robert Jason .... electrician (uncredited)
Robert C. Jessup .... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
Mike Redding .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Gary Stark .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Richard Butz .... wardrobe (as Dick Butz)
Edna Taylor .... wardrobe
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Freeman A. Davies .... associate film editor (as Freeman A. Davies Jr.)
Chuck Ellison .... assistant film editor (as Charles G. Ellison)
 
Music Department
Harry V. Lojewski .... music supervisor
William Saracino .... music editor
Harry Bluestone .... musician: violin (uncredited)
Larry Bunker .... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Jerry Goldsmith .... conductor (uncredited)
Willard Jones .... music copyist (uncredited)
Artie Kane .... musician: piano and keyboards (uncredited)
Milton Kestenbaum .... musician: bass (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski .... musician: viola (uncredited)
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Richard Nash .... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Uan Rasey .... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Emil Richards .... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Aaron Rochin .... music engineer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Leon Charles .... dialogue coach
Lara Lindsay .... assistant to producer
Ron Mitchell .... production assistant
Don Morgan .... unit publicist
Christopher Outwater .... laser consultant
Ray Quiroz .... script supervisor
Richard Vetter .... consultant: Todd-AO
Stefan Wenta .... choreography
 
Thanks
Diane Booker .... thanks: executive director, the Texas Film Commission, Dallas, Texas
W.E. Cooper .... thanks: president, Dallas Market Center, Dallas, Texas
T.S. Eliot .... "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" is quoted by permission
 
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Runtime:
119 min
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.20 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints) | Dolby (35 mm prints) (as Dolby System Noise Reduction-High Fidelity) | 4-Track Stereo
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G (alternate rating) | Australia:PG (original rating) | Canada:PG (Manitoba) | Canada:A (Nova Scotia) | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Canada:PG (TV rating) | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:L | Italy:T | Netherlands:12 | Norway:16 | Singapore:PG | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (tv rating) | UK:12 (video rating: feature and audio commentary: 227 min 31 sec) (2008) | UK:PG (SubTV) (1991) | UK:PG (video rating) (1986) (1995) | USA:PG | West Germany:12
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Trivia:
Both of the two top-billed leads (Michael York and Jenny Agutter) in this American Hollywood movie were English actors. Their full character names were actually Logan 5 and Jessica 6 respectively. In the film's source book, the central character was called Logan 3.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: In one of the close-ups of Box, you can see his human lips (and his bottom row of teeth) inside the costume while he's talking.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Logan:[tapping on a glass window of maternity room] Wake up.
Francis 7:Logan, you are here. I couldn't believe it when they told me. What are you doing?
Logan:[indicates baby] Logan 6. Well it's not everyday that they authorize a new sandman. I tell you Francis,
[indicating baby]
Logan:that's him.
Francis 7:Well maybe, maybe not. What does it matter? Anyway, he isn't yours anymore.
Logan:[continues tapping lightly on the glass]
Francis 7:All right, you want me to wake him?
[bangs loudly on the glass with his baton]
[...]
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Is "Logan's Run" based on a book?
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41 out of 56 people found the following review useful.
Somehow, I'm not sure how, but this is a great flick!, 2 May 2003
Author: danger-mouse from Attleboro, MA



Okay, it's got a hoaky plot with lots of holes in it, special effects made from matchbox sets, some mediocre acting (Farrah Fawcett?!?) and dialogue, a big ole "this was made in the 70's" stamp all over it, and I think the editing, direction and sound track are lousy too. And yet somehow it all works. I love this movie! Maybe it's the campy cornball that gets me every time. I dunno. Yet by the end I feel uplifted and even touched. What a great scene with the timid girl touching Ustinov's beard at the end with Logan and Jessica in each other's arms looking on.

While the acting is average (or perhaps its the lousy script) there are exceptions, thankfully mostly among the main cast. Richard Jordan is just great as the relentless and unremorseful sandman. And Ustinov is a lot of fun as the kooky old man. Michael York, who've I've always liked, is servicable as our hero (thankfully they don't ask him to stretch his acting skills too much here). But without a doubt the real jewel is Jenny Agutter as Jessica-6. I can't recall a part more perfectly cast. Ms. Agutter is the epitome of beauty, youth and doe-eyed innocence. And her underlying sensuality is impossible to miss in every scene she is in. And as if that weren't enough she can act to boot!

Of course there's a lot that I don't like about the movie, it's quite easy to pick apart. But again, I don't know how, "Logan's Run" is much better than the sum of its parts.

I hope they get the rumored remake off the ground, there's some good underlying sci-fi to be explored here and with a tightened up script, upgraded effects, better direction and editing you could have *real* winner. I just don't think they'll ever match the original casting job for Jessica-6.

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