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Director:
Writers:
Mayo Simon (written by) and
George Schenck (written by)
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Release Date:
13 August 1976 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Where the only way to survive is to kill yourself See more »
Plot:
Two reporters, Tracy and Chuck, get a message from a third one who discovered something about "Futureworld"... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Not as good as the original, but still interesting See more (48 total) »

Cast

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Peter Fonda ... Chuck Browning

Blythe Danner ... Tracy Ballard
Arthur Hill ... Duffy

Yul Brynner ... The Gunslinger

John P. Ryan ... Dr. Schneider (as John Ryan)

Stuart Margolin ... Harry
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

John Fujioka ... Mr. Takaguchi

Dana Lee ... Mr. Takaguchi's Aide
Alex Rodine ... KGB Man
Judson Pratt ... Bartender

Andrew Masset ... Male Robot

James M. Connor ... Robot Clark (as James Connor)
Ray Holland ... Chief Technician
Mike Scott ... Steven
Ed Geldart ... Frenchy (as Ed Geldard)
David Perkins ... Fantasy Technician
Charles Krohn ... Arthur Holcombe
Hirsh Scholl ... The Arab
Barry Gilmore ... Guard
Cathryn Hartt ... Secretary (as Catherine McClenny)
Barry Gremillion ... Page
Jim Everhart ... Shorty
Jan Cobler ... Hostess (as Jan Cobbler)
Howard Finch ... Reporter
Jim Antonio ... Ron Thurlow
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Conrad Bachmann ... (uncredited)

Nick Dimitri ... Robot Boxer (uncredited)
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Directed by
Richard T. Heffron 
 
Writing credits
Mayo Simon (written by) and
George Schenck (written by)

Produced by
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... executive producer
James T. Aubrey .... producer
Paul Lazarus III .... producer (as Paul N. Lazarus III)
 
Original Music by
Fred Karlin 
 
Cinematography by
Gene Polito (director of photography)
Howard Schwartz (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
James Mitchell 
 
Casting by
Betty Martin 
 
Art Direction by
Trevor Williams 
 
Set Decoration by
Marvin March 
Dennis W. Peeples  (as Dennis Peeples)
 
Costume Design by
Ann McCarthy (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Janis Clark .... hair stylist
Robert Norin .... makeup artist
Jo Ann Phillips .... hair stylist (as Joanne Phillips)
Marvin G. Westmore .... makeup artist
Mike Bacarella .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Salvatore Billitteri .... in charge of post-production
Marty Hornstein .... production manager
Elliot Schick .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert J. Koster .... first assistant director (as Robert Koster)
Jan R. Lloyd .... second assistant director (as Jan Lloyd)
 
Art Department
Kenneth Crawford .... assistant property master (as Ken Crawford)
Reggie Foster .... construction coordinator
Mike Garcia .... lead man
Russell Goble .... property master (as Russ Goble)
Eric Orbom .... set designer
George Stokes .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
Clint Althouse .... boom operator
Charles T. Knight .... sound mixer (as Charlie Knight)
Ross Taylor .... sound effects
Ken Dufva .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Gene Grigg .... special effects
Michael Wood .... assistant special effects (as Mike Wood)
 
Visual Effects by
Ed Catmull .... producer: animated face and animated hand film, University of Utah Computer Science Department (as Edwin Earl Catmull)
Albert Nalpas .... visual effects editor
Frederic Ira Parke .... producer: animated face and animated hand film, University of Utah Computer Science Department (as Dr. Frederic Ira Parke)
Brent Sellstrom .... visual effects coordinator
Matthew Yuricich .... matte painter (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Bud Davis .... stuntman
Gary Davis .... stuntman
Gary Epper .... stuntman
Paul Nuckles .... stunt coordinator
Jack Verbois .... stuntman
Nick Dimitri .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lloyd Ahern II .... camera operator (as Lloyd Ahern Jr.)
John L. Black .... key grip (as John Black)
Peter J. Breen .... dolly grip (as Peter Breen)
Richard J. Edesa .... first assistant camera (as Dick Edesa)
Robert C. Jessup .... director of photography: second unit (as Robert Jessup)
Jack Johnson .... best boy grip
Bill Lindner .... best boy
Lynn Lockwood .... second assistant camera
Lon Massey .... gaffer
Richard McConihay .... electrician
Bill Neff .... gaffer
Pete G. Papanickolas .... best boy grip (as Pete Papanickolas)
Stephen Wever .... still photographer (as Steve Wever)
Jack Willoughby .... camera operator
Bill Jones .... grip (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Gary Chason .... location casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
James M. George .... costume supervisor (as Jimmy George)
Llandys Williams .... wardrobe woman
 
Editorial Department
Leo Guerra .... assistant editor (as Leo Gomez-Guerra)
Charles Titone .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Dan Carlin Sr. .... music editor (as Dan Carlin)
Bodie Chandler .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Paul Casella Jr. .... transportation coordinator (as Paul Casella)
James E. Foote .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Lea Andrews .... location manager
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... presenter
Irene Berkman .... production coordinator
Dennis A. Brown .... production controller
Duncan Daneault .... location auditor (as Duke Daneault)
Michael Hamilton .... title designer
Steven Katten .... reconstructor images
Elliot Lipchick .... medical footage provider (as Dr. Elliot Lipchick)
Mark Lipschultz .... production assistant
C. Panning Master .... reconstructor images
Alex Pomansanof .... thermal and colorization sequences
John E. Rayle .... medical footage provider (as Dr. John E. Rayle)
Harry Templeton .... production executive
Ron Underwood .... production assistant
Mary Wiedeman .... medical footage provider (as Dr. Mary Wiedeman)
Marshall J. Wolins .... script supervisor (as Marshall Wolins)
Phil Konstantin .... technician (uncredited)
David Sheldon .... production executive (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Delosworld" - Japan (English title)
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Runtime:
108 min (original release)
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Australia:M (DVD rating) | Finland:K-16 | France:U | Iceland:12 | Netherlands:12 | Norway:16 | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 | UK:PG | UK:12 (new rating) | UK:A (original rating) | USA:PG (certificate #24629) | West Germany:12

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Trivia:
German Import DVD has Super-8mm version (German Audio), as a special feature.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: 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:
Chuck Browning:It's a 400; it's programmed not to stop us.
Tracy Ballard:Are you sure?
Chuck Browning:No
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13 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Not as good as the original, but still interesting, 20 December 1998
Author: Scott-8 from USA

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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