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Jan 26, 2021

In a dystopian future, an everyman is the contestant on a gameshow where the other players are trying to kill him. If that sounds like "The Running Man," it does, but the story origins are complicated. "Le Prix du Danger" predated that film by four years though, and was released on this day in 1983.

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