A hit-and-miss futuristic film about a world in which nobody is allowed to live past 30 years. The story takes place in a man-made, self-contained city, where there is no crime, hunger, or strife. The catch is that at the age of 30, everyone must go through a ritual called "renewal," in
which the participants float toward the top of an arena to be zapped by disintegration rays. Supposedly, if a participant makes it to the top, he will live another 30 years, but the ritual is fixed so that nobody ever lives. Some discover the ruse and become "runners," those who try to escape the
city rather than face elimination. York's job is to hunt down runners and kill them; bu...