Friday, March 22, 2013

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

1985 Post-Apocalyptic Film

Director: George Miller & George Ogilvie

Writer: Terry Hayes & George Miller

Cinematography: Dean Semler

Running time: 107 minutes

Country: Australia

Tagline: Two men enter. One man leaves.

Mel Gibson as "Mad" Max Rockatansky
Tina Turner as Aunty Entity
Bruce Spence as Jedediah the Pilot
Adam Cockburn as Jedediah Jr
Frank Thring as The Collector
Angelo Rossitto as Master
Paul Larsson as Blaster
Angry Anderson as Ironbar Bassey
Robert Grubb as Pig Killer
Helen Buday as Savannah Nix
Tom Jennings as Slake M'Thirst
Edwin Hodgeman as Dr. Dealgood

A former Australian policeman is rescued by a tribe of children when he is banished from a desert town and sent into the desert to die by the desert town's evil queen.

  1. Image Award-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture-Tina Turner-Image Awards

George Miller lost interest in the project after his friend and producer Byron Kennedy was killed in a helicopter crash while location scouting. That may explain why Miller only handled the action scenes while George Ogilvie handled the rest. The film is dedicated to Byron Kennedy. 



5 star out of 5 stars

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