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Mad Max (1979)

R 91 min - Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction - 12 April 1979
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In a postapocalyptic future, jaded cop Max Rockatansky (Mel Gibson) is ready to retire. But his world is shattered when a malicious gang murders his family as an act of retaliation, forcing a devastated Max to hit the open road seeking vengeance. As he travels the Australian outback's empty stretches of highway, he tours the bloodstained battlegrounds ruled by marauding bikers who feed on violence.

Director:  George Miller
Stars:  Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley, Tim Burns, Roger Ward, Lisa Aldenhoven, David Bracks, Bertrand Cadart, David Cameron, Robina Chaffey, Stephen Clark, Mathew Constantine, Jerry Day, Reg Evans, Howard Eynon, Max Fairchild, John Farndale, Peter Felmingham, Sheila Florance, Nic Gazzana, Hunter Gibb, Vincent Gil, Andrew Gilmore, Jonathan Hardy, Brendan Heath, Paul Johnstone, Nick Lathouris, John Ley, Steve Millichamp, Phil Motherwell, George Novak, Geoff Parry, Lulu Pinkus, Neil Thompson, Billy Tisdall, Gil Tucker, Kim Sullivan, John Arnold, Joan Letch, Tom Broadbridge, Vernon Weaver, Paul Young, Peter Culpan, Di Trelour, Peter Ford, Christine Kaman, Clive Hearne, Telford Jackson, Kerry Miller, Brendan Young, Janine Ogden, Amanda Muggleton, James McCausland, Lisa Dombroski

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Storyline

In a postapocalyptic future, jaded cop Max Rockatansky (Mel Gibson) is ready to retire. But his world is shattered when a malicious gang murders his family as an act of retaliation, forcing a devastated Max to hit the open road seeking vengeance. As he travels the Australian outback's empty stretches of highway, he tours the bloodstained battlegrounds ruled by marauding bikers who feed on violence.


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Tagline: The Maximum Force Of The Future

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Country:   Australia
Language:  English
Release Date:  12 April 1979

Box Office

Budget:  $400,000
Revenue:  $100,000,000

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 31 min
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Poster for the movie "Mad Max"

Mad Max

In a postapocalyptic future, jaded cop Max Rockatansky (Mel Gibson) is ready to retire. But his world is shattered when a malicious gang murders his family as an act of retaliation, forcing a devastated Max to hit the open road seeking vengeance. As he travels the Australian outback's empty stretches of highway, he tours the bloodstained battlegrounds ruled by marauding bikers who feed on violence.
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