A police officer specializes in runaway robots in the near future. When a robot becomes homicidal, he begins to unravel a mastermind's plot to create killer robot weapons, and then the policeman becomes a target himself.
Runaway is a 1984 action film starring Tom Selleck, Gene Simmons and Cynthia Rhodes. This film also has Kirstie Alley in one of her early roles. The film was written and directed by Michael Crichton. The original music score was composed by Jerry Goldsmith. The film was marketed with the tagline "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."