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Westworld (1973)

PG  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  21 November 1973 (USA)
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A robot malfunction creates havoc and terror for unsuspecting vacationers at a futuristic, adult-themed amusement park.

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John Blane
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Medieval Knight
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Victoria Shaw ...
Medieval Queen
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Banker
Linda Gaye Scott ...
Arlette (as Linda Scott)
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Michael T. Mikler ...
Black Knight (as Michael Mikler)
Terry Wilson ...
Sheriff
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Miss Carrie
Anne Randall ...
Daphne
Julie Marcus ...
Girl in Dungeon
Sharyn Wynters ...
Apache Girl
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An amusement park for rich vacationers. The park provides its customers a way to live out their fantasies through the use of robots that provide anything they want. Two of the vacationers choose a wild west adventure. However, after a computer breakdown, they find that they are now being stalked by a rogue robot gun-slinger. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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Inspiration for the TV episode The Simpsons: Itchy & Scratchy Land (1994). See more »

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In the Western resort, the guns have a heat sensor which makes them impossible to be fired at a guest, who would be warm-blooded; the robots are not. Without body heat, the "interactions" with Miss Carrie's girls would be somewhat uncomfortable. See more »

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Interviewer of Delos Guests: [hosting a commercial] Hi. Ed Renfrew for Delos again. If there's anyone who doesn't know what Delos is, well, as we've always said: Delos is the vacation of the future, today. At Delos, you get your choice of the vacation you want. There's Medieval World, Roman World and, of course, Westworld. Let's talk to some of the people who've been there.
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Followed by Futureworld (1976) See more »

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Home on the Range
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Lyrics by Brewster M. Higley
Music by Daniel E. Kelley
Performed by Richard Benjamin
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The Vacation of the Future Today
11 October 2011 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In a near future, the Delos Company offers the vacation of the future in the present days in the amusement parks Medievalworld, Romanworld and Westworld for U$ 1,000.00 per day. The vacationers can feel in the Middle Age or in the Roman Empire or in the Wild West and have joust, sex, duel against gunslinger and whatever he or she wants interacting with robots.

Peter Martin (Richard Benjamin) and John Blane (James Brolin) travel in the hovercraft to Westworld and sooner Peter duels against a Gunslinger (Yul Brynner). However, when there is a malfunctioning of the machinery, the robots get out of control jeopardizing the guests.

"Westworld" is a very successful sci-fi of my generation and a sort of grandfather of other robots films, such as "The Stepford Wives", "Blade Runner" and mainly "The Terminator". There is a scene in this last franchise that is an updated rip-off of Yul Brynner's character chasing Peter.

The story has flaws, but is engaging and suspenseful, holding the attention until the very last scene. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Westworld – Onde Ninguém Tem Alma" ("Westworld – Where No One Has Soul")


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