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Mad Max 2

R| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
After avenging the death of his wife and young son at the hands of a vicious gang leader, Max (Mel Gibson) drives the post-apocalyptic highways of the Australian outback, fending off attacks from nomadic tribes that prey on outsiders. Falling into an encampment led by the relatively peaceful Pappagallo (Mike Preston), Max at first schemes to steal their oil, but soon becomes the group's reluctant defender against the hulking Humungus (Kjell Nilsson) and his ruthless marauders.

Cast: Mel Gibson , Bruce Spence , Emil Minty , Vernon Wells , Mike Preston , Kjell Nilsson , Virginia Hey , Syd Heylen

Director: George Miller

Genres: Action, Adventure

Mad Max 2 (1981)

Release Date: January 1st, 1981|1 hr. 35 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • The experience is frightening, sometimes disgusting, and (if the truth be told) exhilarating. This is very skillful filmmaking, and Mad Max 2 is a movie like no other. show more

  • Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior is a straightforward action/adventure film, filled to the brim with over-the-top chases and stunts. show more

  • The Road Warrior shows what happens when filmmakers learn something on their way to the sequel. Though the action here follows a predictable course (it's high-tech Shane), the milieu is fascinating, the story sophisticated where Mad Max was crude. [25 May 1982, p.D5] show more

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  • Mad Max (1979)

  • The Road (2009)

  • Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

  • Escape From New York (1981)

  • THX-1138 (1971)

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