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
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In the future there will be no war. There will only be Rollerball.
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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
Only one arena was used, but for the match that was supposed to be set in Tokyo the scoreboard still showed "HOU" as the first team. The Japanese are known to be polite, but they would not have put their name of the visiting team up first. See more
I don't want another man on that track. Houston, what are you trying to do? Nobody's gonna win this game?
Rusty, Team Executive
Game? This wasn't meant to be a game. NEVER.
References Sleeping Beauty
Symphony No. 5: Fourth Movement
Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich See more