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. Written by
IT IS THE FUTURE. Machines intended to do our work are programmed to turn against us. Someone must stop the madman who started it all.
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Did You Know?
"Runaway" was the first purely electronic score for composer Jerry Goldsmith
. In order to give the synthesizers ambiance, several speakers were set up in a theater, and the playback recorded. See more
The helicopter lands close to people and their cars. After Ramsay had caught the robot, he goes back to the helicopter with her partner : you can see the people and cars far behind them.
Then the chopper is taking off, it is more closer to people and cars again. See more
Chief of Police
You screwed up good, Ramsay. We got two dead officers, do you understand me mister? Two. Dead. Cops! We got two wounded - one of them your own partner - and we got two dead guinea punks! And no one knows why or what the HELL its all about!
I know what it's about!