Mad Max

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In a dystopic future Australia, a vicious biker gang murder a cop's family, and makes his fight with them personal.

  1. George Miller

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. James McCausland


  3. Byron Kennedy


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mel Gibson

    Mel Gibson

    Mad Max Rockatansky

  2. Joanne Samuel

    Joanne Samuel

    Jessie Rockatansky

  3. Hugh Keays-Byrne

    Hugh Keays-Byrne


  4. Steve Bisley

    Steve Bisley

    Jim Goose, Main Force Patrol Officer

  5. Tim Burns

    Tim Burns

    Johnny the Boy

  6. Roger Ward

    Roger Ward


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget $400,000.00

Revenue $100,000,000.00

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Release Information

  • February 15, 1980
    R, Theatrical



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

Low budget classic that is now a genre landmark.

Set somewhere in the future we are privy to a world where the roads are ruled by maniac gangs with souped up cars, and bikers that literally could come from hell. Trying to stop these marauding loons are the overstretched police force who themselves ride in exceptionally fast cars. At the front of this story is Max Rockatansky, a good honest cop trying to hold his own against the chaotic world that is forming around him. After his best friend is burned and left for dead he decides enough is enough and thinks about retiring from the service, bu... read the rest.

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