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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Did You Know?
For the Houston-Madrid match, at at the start of the film, the scoreboard shows the teams, using three letters for each name. The resulting display reads "HOU MAD". This could be taken as a comment on the game as a whole, and certainly as the deadly spectacle into which it degenerates; "How mad". See more
Some of the long shots in the Tokyo match show an empty arena. See more
Jonathan, there's one thing you ought to know, and nobody's said it, but I'm sure of it. They're afraid of you, Jonathan. All the way to the top, they are.
Remade as Rollerball
from ballet "Sleeping Beauty"
Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky See more