E22: Runaway (1984)

E22 Runaway

Its the podcast where a filmmaker and comedian take anther look at the 80s movies we loved hated hated to love and loved to hate… with a haze of nostalgia but also with 2018 eyes…

Its as if these movies are robots that have run amok and we are the mustachioed robot cops assigned to track em down before they kill again.

This is Episode 22: Runaway… a movie selection from 1984.

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1984: Runaway

IMDB Says… 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.

Deep Cut Recommendations

As we all know, IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes and awesome places like that will always give you some recommendations… People who liked THIS also liked THIS. Your Most Excellent Hosts have their own recommendations, perhaps a bit further off the beaten track.

Nathan is excited to keep the mustache action going and he wants you to check out Mr. Baseball.

Krissy agrees and recommends another early 90s Tom Selleck movie, Quiggly Down Under

What’s Next?

Next up on the Most Excellent 80s Movies Podcast is Short Circuit, the story of a loveable rogue robot. IMDB Says… Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes.


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