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Futureworld (1976)

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Upon uncovering the dirty secret of futuristic theme-park Futureworld, a reporter is killed after he tips-off 2 other reporters who decide to do an undercover investigation.

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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
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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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Where the only way to survive is to kill yourself See more »

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13 August 1976 (USA)  »

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Ano 2003 - Operação Terra  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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The stock footage of the passenger jet flying against the sunset (eleven minutes in) was also used in The Gambler (1974) at 1:01:48. See more »

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The "electrical wires" used for swinging near the rocket are obviously ropes, not wires. See more »

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Harry: Clark, give me another gin.
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Follows Westworld (1973) See more »

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Not as good as the original, but still interesting
20 December 1998 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Futureworld is the sequel to 1973's Westworld. It differed from the first movie in that while Westworld could be genuinely scary, with the gunslinger marching down on everyone, (Almost like an early seventies Terminator) this movie is more like a detetctive story, as Peter Fonda and Blythe Danner try to figure out what sinister things are going on in Futureworld.

Peter Fonda was acceptable, but Blythe Danner's scratchy voice begins to grate on your nerves after a while. Yul Brynner does show up briefly, but in a contrived appearance.

This movies is mainly notable as one of the very first to use computer animation, albeit on a scale that seems laughable compared to today's movies. Worthwhile to see on cable, but don't go out of your way.


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