Road Warrior

Road Warrior

Director: George Miller Cast: Mel Gibson, Virginia Hey, Syd Heylen
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Overview

Road Warrior

Director George Miller's follow-up to his own 1979 hit Mad Max is proof that not all sequels are inferior to their originals. If anything, this brutal sci-fi action film is even more intense and exciting than its predecessor, although the state of its post-apocalyptic world has only become worse. Several years after the deaths of his wife and child, Max (Mel Gibson) has become an alienated nomad, wandering an Australian outback that has fallen into tribal warfare conducted from scattered armed camps. After a road battle with psychotic villain Wez (Vernon Wells), Max meets up with the odd Gyro Captain (Bruce Spence), who takes him to the camp of a sympathetic group led by Pappagallo (Mike Preston). As Pappagallo's people are camped at a refinery, Max plans to take their oil -- more precious than gold in this world -- but eventually joins them to fight a band of marauders led by the evil Humungus (Kjell Nilsson). The stunning climax features a heart-pounding chase scene involving an oil tanker-truck and a frenzied rush for the coast, with Humungus and his forces in hot pursuit. Nilsson is a scary villain, with huge muscles and a sinister pre-Jason hockey mask, but the stunt work is the key here, and it is more flamboyantly dynamic than ever, edited at breakneck pace and staged with manic fury by Miller and stunt coordinator Max Aspin. Savage and kinetic, Mad Max 2 is a must-see for action buffs.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/30/2009
UPC: 0883929076109
Original Release: 1981
Rating: R
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:35:00
Sales rank: 1,472

Special Features

Production Notes; Theatrical Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mel Gibson Mad Max
Virginia Hey Warrior Woman
Syd Heylen Curmudgeon
Emil Minty Feral Kid
Kjell Nilsson Humungus
Max Phipps Toadie
Vernon Wells Wez
David Slingsby Quiet Man
Steve J. Spears Mechanic
Bruce Spence Gyro Captain
Tyler Coppin Defiant Victim
Annie Jones Actor
Arkie Whiteley Lusty Girl
William Zappa Zetta
David Downer Nathan
Max Fairchild Broken Victim
Guy Norris Mohawk Biker with Bearclaw
Harold Baigent Narrator
Michael Preston Pappagallo
Jimmy Brown Golden Youth

Technical Credits
George Miller Director,Screenwriter
Max Aspin Stunts
Michael Balson Editor
Michael Chrigwin Editor
Patrick Clayton Asst. Director,Production Manager
Jeffrey Clifford Special Effects
Brian Hannant Asst. Director,Screenwriter
Terry Hayes Screenwriter
Byron Kennedy Producer
Brian May Score Composer
Bob McCarron Makeup
Norma Moriceau Costumes/Costume Designer
Kim Priest Special Effects
Dean Semler Cinematographer
David Stiven Editor
Graham "Grace" Walker Production Designer
Tim Wellburn Editor

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Mad Max: Road Warrior 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is one of the best action movies ever made!This is the best of the mad max serise! The chase scenes are awesome! This is one of those movies where once you get done watching it you cant help to watch it again. This is one of Mel Gipsons best! Any one that loves action will love this
Guest More than 1 year ago
The greatest movie of all time (and my absoulute favorite). The car chases are just speechless and the movie doesn't seem boring but just plain entertaining. Hated the first but the third one was okay. Watch out for the forth and most likely the final Mad Max movie ever I think titled Fury Road.
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