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Futureworld (1976)

PG  |   |  Thriller, Sci-Fi  |  13 August 1976 (USA)
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Two reporters, Tracy and Chuck, get a message from a third one who discovered something about "Futureworld" and was killed before he could tell anyone about it. They visit Futureworld to ... See full summary »

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Chuck Browning
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Tracy Ballard
Arthur Hill ...
Duffy
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Dr. Schneider (as John Ryan)
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Allen Ludden ...
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Robert Cornthwaite ...
Mr. Reed
Angela Greene ...
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Darrell Larson ...
Eric
Nancy Bell ...
Erica
Bert Conroy ...
Mr. Karnovski (as Burt Conroy)
Dorothy Konrad ...
Mrs. Karnovski
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Mr. Takaguchi
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Two reporters, Tracy and Chuck, get a message from a third one who discovered something about "Futureworld" and was killed before he could tell anyone about it. They visit Futureworld to find out what he knew. Written by Wolfgang Klimt <wolfii@leo.org>

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Where "Westworld" Stopped, "Futureworld" Begins! Offering fantasy, sensuality and adventure complete satisfaction guaranteed. Entry Fee: $1,200 Per Day. Exit Fee: Your Life! See more »

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A day at the Delos resort costs $1200. See more »

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Arthur Holcombe: While you are a glamorous, and highly paid television personality, you are still an employee. In fact, you're my employee. So, unless you'd like to spend the next 3 years doing weather and fashion in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, you will now shut up and do as you're told.
Tracy Ballard: Oh, yes? Yes, Arthur? we'll see about that!
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Following to ¨Michael Chricton's Westworld¨ with intrigue , tension , suspense and fun
2 March 2006 | by (Santander Spain) – See all my reviews

An inferior sequel to ¨Michael Chricton's Westworld¨ sci-fi starred by Richard Benjamin and James Brolin , here two reporters (Peter Fonda and Blythe Danner) enter to the new ¨Futureworld¨ theme park (like a futuristic Disneyland) for adult vacation , a pleasure palace resort called ¨Delos¨ which offers the opportunity to live in several fantasy worlds . It's run by powerful people (Arthur Hill and John P.Ryan) and serviced by lifelike robots that are turning against their creators and planning to take over the world .

The film gets stimulating in parts , action , chilling twists , thriller , suspense and results to be quite entertaining . It's made big scale and lavish budget but in a serial style of the thirties or forties . Climatic pursuit throughout the corridors of Delos is chillingly mounted and the starring is suddenly confronted samurais and robots , including footage shot at a spacial plant where is displayed dazzling and impressive scenarios . Peter Fonda is perfect as an intelligent and dashing journalist who does jokes with his partner Blythe Danner . Special cameo by Yul Brynner in his final film , he is frightening as the cold android gunfighter who inexorably pursues to Blythe Danner although in dreams but he was killed in the previous film . Director Richard T. Heffron has made an entirely believable scenario which creates the whole images seem admirably exciting , being first live-action movie to use computer-generated 3D imagery . A television series followed in 1980 titled ¨Beyond Westworld¨. Rating : 6 . Acceptable and passable .


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