Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

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Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre warriors commanded by the charismatic Lord Humungus, a violent leader whose scruples are as barren as the surrounding landscape.

  1. George Miller

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Brian Hannant


  3. Terry Hayes


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  1. Mel Gibson

    Mel Gibson

    Max Rockatansky

  2. Bruce Spence

    Bruce Spence

    The Gyro Captain

  3. Michael Preston

    Michael Preston


  4. Max Phipps

    Max Phipps

    The Toadie

  5. Vernon Wells

    Vernon Wells


  6. Kjell Nilsson

    Kjell Nilsson

    The Humungus

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Original Title Mad Max 2

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue $24,600,832.00

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Release Information

  • May 21, 1982
    R, Theatrical



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

The last of the V8 Interceptors and the battle for gasoline!

It's post nuclear war Australia and the precious commodity is gasoline, all the varying degrees of survivors pursue it in anyway they can.

Director George Miller is here armed with considerably more cash than was available for the first cult hit offering in the series, and boy does it show as we get more destruction, even more outlandish stunts, and a fully realised apocalyptic vision of the future. It's incredible to note that there is no CGI here, this is pure raw stunt work, the film plays out as a standard good versus evil t... read the rest.

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