Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and a spectacular, enclosed arena come together to form the 'Death Race', the biggest, most brutal event.

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  1. Paul W.S. Anderson

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jason Statham

    Jason Statham

    Jensen Ames

  2. Joan Allen

    Joan Allen

    Warden Hennessey

  3. Ian McShane

    Ian McShane


  4. Tyrese Gibson

    Tyrese Gibson

    Machine Gun Joe Mason

  5. Natalie Martinez

    Natalie Martinez

    Elizabeth Case

  6. Max Ryan

    Max Ryan


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget $45,000,000.00

Revenue $73,762,516.00

Homepage http://www.deathracemovie.net/

Release Information

  • August 22, 2008
    R, Theatrical



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