Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

DVD - 2009
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Once again, Mad Max stands alone against the barbarians of a post-nuclear age.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2009
Branch Call Number: MAD
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col., stereo. ; 4 3/4 in

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Maoisdead
Jun 03, 2017

The third in Mel Gibson's sci-fi series is the weakest, but it remains a hugely entertaining futuristic spectacular.

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isaachar
May 18, 2017

I am probably in the extreme minority, but Beyond the Thunderdome was my favorite Mad Max film before Fury Road.

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Basileus
May 27, 2015

With the release of the superb Mad Max Fury Road, I decided to rewatch Thunderdome, which I hadn't seen since it first hit the theatres back in 1985. It was a big deal back then, but I can't say it has aged well. It is also apparent that this Mad Max installment is very watered down so as to appeal to all ages and make more money. That being said, it is fun, and Tina Turner is great as Aunty Entity, ruler of Bartertown.

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lukasevansherman
Dec 20, 2014

The third and weakest of the "Mad Max" trilogy, which isn't to say it's not enjoyable. Part of the problem is that it really feels like two distinct movies. There's the Thunderdome segment and then there's the stuff with the kids, who are a mix of "Lord of the Flies" and the Lost Boys. This middle part drags, but it picks up in the final act when there's a kick-ass car chase. Tina Turner is good in one of her few movie roles and contributes a song to the soundtrack. Gibson was never better as the title character.

ajbiggs1 Aug 28, 2014

I totally disagree with aaa5756......this is a pretty good movie. Very entertaining.

aaa5756 Jun 05, 2013

This movie was entertaining and interesting but not one of my favorite for this year. Not too bad---good performance. I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way.

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