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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 ...
Game Show Host
Robert Cornthwaite ...
Mr. Reed
Angela Greene ...
Mrs. Reed
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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Mr. Takaguchi's Aide
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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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Futureworld - where you can't tell the robots from the machines - even when you look in the mirror! See more »

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13 August 1976 (USA)  »

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Ano 2003 - Operação Terra  »

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The tram to Futureworld is the tunnel train at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), then Houston Intercontinental Airport, in Houston, TX. See more »

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Towards the end of the film when Blythe Danner and Peter Fonda walk down the red stairs and are confronted by John Ryan you can clearly see the marks on the steps where the actors should stand. See more »

Quotes

Tracy Ballard: I don't trust you.
Chuck Browning: But ya like a little bit don't cha? Anyway we're going to be alone together for a week, so what the hell.
Tracy Ballard: I don't like being called socks.
Chuck Browning: I can't help that. The first time we... well, the first time we were together you had those outrageous red socks on. It took me a week to get over that.
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This Is A Great Sequel To Westworld!
31 May 2007 | by (.: Fiendish Writings in the Dark :.) – See all my reviews

Years after the Westworld disaster, the folks who brought you Westworld haver reformed, reinvested, and now bring you Futureworld.

It sounds more corny than it is. Actually, this is a deserving sequel, with some great elements, and an intriguing story. While some of the original charm is lacking, they more than make up for it with an emboldened story line, and better effects. Not GREAT effects, but better effects.

When the folks who are remaking the classic Westworld get ready for a sequel, I do hope they look to this one to get a few pointers on what to do. This features some good performances, a few wonderful elements, and a solid grasp of robotics (for its time).

I can't wait to see what the remakes can do!

This rates an 8.4/10 (just like the original) from...

the Fiend :.


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