In a futuristic society where corporations have replaced countries, the violent game of Rollerball is used to control the populace by demonstrating the futility of individuality. However, one player, Jonathan E., rises to the top, fights for his personal freedom, and threatens the corporate control. Written by
Jeff Hansen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This movie will haunt your future ... because it's almost here!
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This was the first film to give full screen credits to the stunt performers. Normally their work would go uncredited, but the director was so impressed by their work, he felt moved to include their names in the closing credits. Ever since, stunt performers have received screen credit for their work. See more
During the Tokio game, after Moonpie's been hit, Jonathan E. yells "Over here, over here", but his lip movements do match by no means his words. In a subsequent scene, after Moonpie's been hit again, Jonathan says: "Stay close", but again, his lips don't match what he's saying. See more
Sweet Dreams, Moonpie. That's a bad habit you've got there. You know what that habit will make you dream, Moonpie? You'll dream you're an executive. You'll have your hands on all the controls, and you will wear a gray suit, and you will make decisions. But you know what, Moonpie? You know what those executives dream about out there behind their desks? They dream they're great rollerballers. They dream they're Jonathan; they have muscles, they bash in faces.
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