Questions tagged [logans-run]

a 1967 novel by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson. It inspired sequels, comic books, a computer game and TV and film adaptations.

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When does Logan become a runner?

I'm somewhat confused by the ambiguity in the intentions of Logan in Logan's Run (the movie). He seems genuinely interested in running as soon as he leaves his mission briefing with the supercomputer ...
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How do the escaped runners prove that nobody has ever renewed?

In Logan's Run (1976), Logan is debriefed after terminating a runner who carried an ankh-shaped pendant. The computer (assuming it is a computer running the city) tells Logan that 1056 citizens are ...
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Why is the “Cathedral District” in “Logan’s Run” such a run down and sketchy place to begin with?

Just watched Logan’s Run (1976) again and when the scene rolls around where Logan 5 and Jessica 6 head to “Cathedral”, I wondered… Why the heck was the “Cathedral District”—or “Cathedral Plaza” as it ...
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How does getting a new face help?

In a scene in Logan's Run, Logan advises a fellow Sandman, after a near-scrape with runners, to get a new face- they know you now but the Sandmen wear distinct uniforms (no plainclothes ...
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What did the crowd think it took to win renewal in “Carrousel?”

In the movie Logan’s Run (1976), once you hit the age of 30, you are forced to participate in an event called “Carrousel.” At the beginning of each spectacle, the announcer states: “If you are ...
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How long had Box been running amok when Logan discovered him?

Originally, in Logan's Run, the killer robot "Box" was programed to freeze and store sea food. How long had the abandoned "Box" been been running amok when encountered by Logan 5 and Jessica 6 in the ...