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>
In the not-too-distant future, wars will no longer exist. But there WILL be...The Game.
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Did You Know?
The laser pistol that drunken party guest use to incinerate pine trees during the big corporate soirée is actually a Ruger Standard .22 caliber target pistol introduced by the Ruger firearms company in 1949. The weapon used in the movie has an elaborately modified barrel to make it look more like a futuristic ray gun. See more
The chanting crowd in Tokyo, Japan mispronounces the name of their city. They chant "To-ki-o" instead of "Tô-kyô." Perhaps in this alternate future, dialect has changed. See more
Corporate society takes care of everything. And all it asks of anyone, all it's ever asked of anyone ever, is not to interfere with management decisions.
Referenced in Castle: Law & Boarder
from ballet "Sleeping Beauty"
Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky See more