260 The Running Man/Hard Target/Surviving the Game Type Movie & TV Knock-Offsby muybueno16 | created - 8 months ago | updated - 7 hours ago | Public
With 1 dishonorable mention (although to be fair most of these films are trashy).
Some fun Dangerous Game Ever Played type genre flicks.
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1. Death Race (2008)
R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.
Votes: 188,955 | Gross: $36.32M
3. Fortress (1992)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In a future, private underground prison/Fortress, the inmates are computer controlled with CCTV, dream readers and devices that can cause pain or death. John and his illegally pregnant wife are inside but want to escape before birth.
Votes: 26,141 | Gross: $6.74M
5. The Condemned 2 (2015 Video)
R | 90 min | Action, Thriller
A former bounty hunter who finds himself on the run as part of a revamped Condemned tournament, in which convicts are forced to fight each other to the death as part of a game that's broadcast to the public.
6. Arena (2011 Video)
R | 94 min | Action, Thriller
David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses.
7. No Escape (1994)
R | 118 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A soldier convicted for murdering his commanding officer is dumped and left to die on a prison island inhabited by two camps of convicts.
Votes: 17,658 | Gross: $15.34M
8. No Exit (1995 Video)
R | 93 min | Action, Thriller
Professor John Stoneman Teaches at the local university. John philosophy is to prevent violence and handle any situation without hurting anybody. But his way of life changes when a few ... See full summary »
9. Timelock (1996)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In the 23rd century, a penal colony in a distant galaxy falls into anarchy when an inmate loads a virus into the computer system. While cryonic suspension was used to control the most ... See full summary »
11. American Hangman (2019)
99 min | Thriller
2 men are chained up in a basement. The captor has cameras aimed at them and is streaming it on the internet - turning it into a "trial" on the held, retired judge's last court case. The viewers become the jurors.
12. The Jurassic Games (2018)
Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
In the near future, 10 death row convicts are forced to compete in a virtual reality game that pits them against dinosaurs and each other.
13. Deadlocked: Escape from Zone 14 (1995 TV Movie)
R | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Tony is framed by Claremont for a murder he didn't commit. He is sent to prison but Claremont promises him freedom if he can find Allie in the prison and bring her out. Allie and Tony soon ... See full summary »
14. Hard Target 2 (2016 Video)
R | 104 min | Action, Thriller
Retired mixed martial artist Wes "The Jailor" Baylor (Scott Adkins) can't refuse a million-dollar purse he's offered for one final bout in Myanmar. But when he arrives for the fight, he ... See full summary »
15. Deadly Intent (1988 Video)
R | 83 min | Drama, Thriller
An archaeologist smuggles a valuable ancient jewel into the US. He is soon murdered by people looking for the jewel, but he had hidden it. The killers, believe that his widow knows where the artifact is hidden, go after her.
16. Justice Served (2015)
102 min | Thriller
Three individuals whose loved ones were victims of crimes are about to get the chance to re-litigate the crime in a private setting, under the auspices of "Justice", a mysterious voice acting as judge, jury, and executioner.
17. Witness to the Execution (1994 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama
In 1999, a television network hopes to draw the biggest ratings ever while televising an execution live into the home of every American family.
19. Citizen Verdict (2003)
R | 97 min | Drama
Marty Rockman, the notorious producer of the hit reality-TV show "So Sue Me", has a brand new concept: "Citizen Verdict". Each week a real criminal case will be tried before the American ... See full summary »
20. Lone Tiger (1996)
95 min | Action, Adventure
While searching Las Vegas for the man who killed his famous father -- a wrestler known for his trademark tiger mask -- Chuji Kurenai (Bruce Locke) is drawn into an underground world where ... See full summary »
22. The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
R | 103 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Three groups of people intertwine and are left stranded in the streets on Purge Night, trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.
Votes: 127,434 | Gross: $71.96M
23. Fortress 2 (2000)
R | 92 min | Action, Sci-Fi
7 years after the original Fortress movie, Brennick along with the rebels are captured and sent to a new, more sophisticated fortress prison, in outer space.
25. Death Race: Inferno (2013 Video)
R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Convicted cop-killer Carl Lucas, aka Frankenstein, is a superstar driver in the brutal prison yard demolition derby known as Death Race. Only one victory away from winning freedom for himself and his pit crew.
27. The Show (2017)
R | 104 min | Drama, Game-Show, Thriller
An unsettling look at reality T.V. where a disturbing hit game show has its contestants ending their lives for the public's enjoyment.
28. Insurgent (2015)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side.
Votes: 201,817 | Gross: $130.18M
29. The Tournament (2009)
R | 95 min | Action, Thriller
A tournament is watched by dozens of wealthy men betting on which one of the 30 assassins will survive the next 24 hours "kill or die" and claim the USD10,000,000 prize. It takes place in an English town with plenty of CCTVs.
30. Mean Guns (1997)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
100 people, who have betrayed The Syndicate, are gathered in a prison opening the next day. They are given weapons and 6 hours to kill each other. The 3 remaining share $10,000,000.
31. Metal Hurlant Chronicles (2012– )
22 min | Action, Sci-Fi
An anthology series in which each episode is a self-contained story set in a different world, with all stories linked together by an asteroid called the Metal Hurlant, which is passing ... See full summary »
32. The 100 (2014– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Set ninety-seven years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, when a spaceship housing humanity's lone survivors sends one hundred juvenile delinquents back to Earth, in hopes of possibly re-populating the planet.
33. Dead Trigger (2017)
R | 91 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A mysterious virus has killed billions and turned many others into bloodthirsty zombies. Unable to stop the virus, the government develops a video game, "Dead Trigger," that mirrors the terrifying events that curse the world.
34. Battle Drone (2018)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi
6 mercenaries are hired by CIA to abduct an heir to a republic and take out an arms dealer in Moscow. They get a followup mission in Chernobyl. Treason awaits them.
35. Total Recall (1990)
R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he?
Votes: 280,456 | Gross: $119.39M
36. Virtual Combat (1995 Video)
R | 97 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Scientist brings virtual reality characters to life. Two are women from the cybersex game site. The third is a warrior who wants to unleash the rest of the bad guys from the virtual reality... See full summary »
37. Beta Test (I) (2016)
Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Champion gamer Max Troy discovers events in a new video game are being mirrored in the real world, and must join forces with the game's protagonist, Orson Creed, to unravel the conspiracy before the game's sinister plot overwhelms the city.
Votes: 11,320 | Gross: $0.01M
38. Real Playing Game (2013)
R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A wealthy individual is desperate to find a way to stay alive, as he is both old and terminally ill. When a company known as RPG offers him the chance to become young again in return for a large amount of money, he doesn't think twice.
39. Savage (1996)
R | 99 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
After his family is murdered, and he's left for dead, a farmer awakens in the desert and finds himself transformed into a savage warrior, with all the powers and skills of the ancient gods.... See full summary »
40. Race Against Time (2000 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When a man faces surmounting bills for his dying son's hospital stay, he enters into an agreement to sell his body for organ transplants to pay the bills. However, when he is advised that ... See full summary »
41. Spoiler (1998)
Unrated | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Roger Mason is a prisoner locked away in a futuristic fortress of a jail. Desperate to escape and see his daughter, he keeps making attempt after attempt to break free, but each one is ... See full summary »
42. TC 2000 (1993)
91 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Somewhere in the future the environmental overkill had come. Many people had died. The rich were able to build the underworld, the poor had to stay on the surface building gangs to survive.... See full summary »
43. Terminal Justice (1996)
R | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In 2008 cybersex can only be surpassed by one thing: Cloned women, especially created for their clients. This puts Pamela Travis, a famous and much sought-after cybersex star in great ... See full summary »
44. Demolition Man (1993)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.
Votes: 146,876 | Gross: $58.06M
46. The Circuit (2002)
R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Years ago, Dirk Longstreet walked away from The Circuit, the merciless underground fight club with no rules, where money changes hands as men are killed. But now gangsters have got his ... See full summary »
47. Death Race 4: Beyond Anarchy (2018 Video)
R | 111 min | Action
After an attack on inmate Frankenstein fails a Black Ops specialist enters the maximum prison to join the illegal Death Race and take down Frankenstein.
48. The Circuit 2: The Final Punch (2002 Video)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Sport