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Logan's Run -- A policeman seeks to escape the confines of a hedonistic and domed society in this futuristic thriller where people who reach 30 are exterminated.

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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 the age of 30. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Like A Trip Outside Today! See more (242 total) »

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)
Paul Frees ... Robot (voice) (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)
Ron D. Thornton ... Runner Great Hall (uncredited)
Johnny Timko ... (uncredited)

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)
Benjamin Resella .... scenic designer (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)
'Wild' Bill Mock .... 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
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Since the mid-1990s, there have been a number of attempts to remake this film, with no success, to date (December 2012), the remake still resides in development hell.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Jessica's green stockings appear and disappear.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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Movie Connections:
Referenced in American Asshole (2005) (V)See more »

FAQ

Is there a Sanctuary in the book?
Is "Logan's Run" based on a book?
Is there an old man in the book as in the movie?
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24 out of 34 people found the following review useful.
Like A Trip Outside Today!, 5 July 2015
Author: Archangel Michael from United States

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The first half of the film is a masterpiece. It is like opening your front door. You know, godless, lobotomized pagans seeking only pleasure controlled by computers? I love the criticism of it being phony? Yes, brainless, pleasure seeking zombies controlled by computers, Oh, how phony! Also, let the shopping mall setting go; where did you think High Noon was shot, in the Old West? The obsession with the crummy effects, move on it was forty years ago. We had these things called scripts, with character development better just go watch Tape Boy in Guardians Of The Galaxy again. This is for big people. I loved the first half, carousel, the runner, the control of age, infiltration of the sanctuary underground; we do not need age control the media destroys reason here. Also, they created video games to control the young, sadly, no need to lock them away. It is very well written and imaginative; then disaster strikes: They Go Outside. The theater I saw this in was packed to the rafters and kept everyone there, until they went outside. Then, the exodus began. At first one or two, then couples and finally groups.

They wander around outside supposedly Washington D.C. with the worst matte paintings you will ever see. Gee, who lived there? Fred Flintstone? This goes on forever until, finally, they run into poor Peter Ustinov and every cat at the local shelter. They hang out with the cats until Francis shows up and tries to kill everybody but the cats. After he dies, it turns into Logan's Run: The Game Show: 1. Where are your parents?, 2. Why did you get married?, 3. What is playing in the theater next door?. On and on, forever Boring!! This is when the exodus accelerated in the theater. Eventually, they decide to return to the city with the old man. I love the people lionizing the first use of hologram's in a movie during Logan's interrogation. This was never mentioned until it came out on home video. Look, the scene is awful. Do you really believe a supercomputer that ran that city for decades would blow up and meltdown just over an inconsistency in Logan's testimony? It is such a painful plot contrivance to free everyone and get them outside with the Old Man. It is like that bad original Star Trek episode where the crew acts goofy and melts down Harry Mudd's robots. Come on, how phony.

I still have a hypothesis about this movie. I think the screenwriter who did the first half died or had a nervous breakdown; they were forced to hire some freshman at the nearest film school to finish the movie. Have you ever seen this level of a disparity between two halves of a movie. Young people, watch the movie until they go outside and see the sun for the first time. Get up, take the disc out and watch something else. Do not say I didn't warn you!! By the time it ended, there were me and twelve other people out of hundreds. This movie died a slow but sure death at the box office when word of mouth spread that: 1. Farrah doesn't take her clothes off, 2. The second half sucks. A Mediocre Movie

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