Mad Max (35th Anniversary)

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Format:  DVD
item number:  742F4
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DVD Features:

  • Released: July 5, 2020
  • Originally Released: 1979
  • Label: Mgm (Video & Dvd)
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)

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Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh90%

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Total Count: 61

Upright70%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 141,925
[A] dazzling, violent and endlessly influential postapocalyptic action fantasy.
Wall Street Journal
Nov 27, 2009
The tone sometimes wavers into self-parody, and there are occasional crude patches, but overall this edge-of-seat revenge movie marks the most exciting debut from an Australian director since Peter Weir. Full Review
Time Out
Jun 24, 2006
Rating: 3.5/5 -- While it may not be as slick as Miller's other films featuring Gibson's iconic anti-hero, Mad Max still remains a timeless classic and one of the more remarkable films of its (or any) time. Full Review
Daily Dead
Jan 7, 2016
There's something about Mad Max...that's allowed it to stand the test of time, not only as a work of art in and of itself, but also as a name and brand that commands cultural currency thirty years since the character's last appearance. Full Review
Sequart
Nov 8, 2018
It may not be my personal favourite genre, but what a showcase of creativity and grit. Full Review
Rescu (Australia)
Sep 15, 2017
Stunts themselves would be nothing without a filmmaker behind the camera and George Miller, a doctor and film buff making his first feature, shows he knows what cinema is all about. Full Review
Variety
May 30, 2007
If punk is a sensibility as well as an adjective, Mad Max is a punk movie. Its Australian setting enhances it, authenticating its futuristic aura. Full Review
Boston Globe
Apr 27, 2018

Product Description:

Rebel bikers combat the police in a bleak post-nuclear future where the highways are bloody battlegrounds. When a gang of motorcyclists brutally murder a policeman's family he becomes Mad Max, avenger of the highways. Sequel: THE ROAD WARRIOR.

Plot Synopsis:

Futuristic tale set in Australia, which has become a wasteland where vicious, fast-driving criminals cause death, destruction, and mayhem on the highways. The police do their best to maintain control, but their attempts prove futile. As a result, one cop named Max quits his job and goes on a vacation with his family. However they are terrorized by a gang of malicious speed-demons, who kill Max' wife and baby. Angry, Max rejoins the force, revs up his motorcycle -- and seeks bloody revenge against the fiends who murdered his family.

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Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release: May 9, 1980
  • Director George Miller's first feature film.
  • Shot in Todd-AO 35 with an original aspect ratio of 2.35:1.
  • Filmed between November and December 1977 in and around Melborune, Sunbury, and Clunes (Victoria), Australia.
  • Released theatrically in Australia April 12, 1979.
  • When first released in New York City, the print shown had the actors' voices dubbed, because the Australian accent, known as "strine" was so thick, and barely understandable. Some video versions feature the original soundtrack. However, most VHS versions are dubbed.

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 13,209
  • UPC: 883904353461
  • Shipping Weight: 0.12/lbs (approx)
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