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Damnation Alley (1977)

PG | | Sci-Fi | 21 October 1977 (USA)
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In an post-apocalyptic world, a group of survivors travel and find other settlements in huge custom designed all terrain vehicles.



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Colonel (as Bob Hackman)
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Burning Man
Terence Locke ...
Air Policeman (as Terrence Locke)
Marcia Holley ...


A small group of survivors at a military installation who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the desolate wasteland to where they hope more survivors are living. Hopefully their specially built vehicles will protect them against the freakish weather mutated plant and animal life and other dangers along the way. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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The magnificent epic of five people who survive the nuclear holocaust and their incredible odyssey through the nightmare world it created. And now, you will not only see it, you will feel it, live it--in "Sound 360"--a revolutionary sight and sound experience. See more »




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Release Date:

21 October 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Survival Run  »

Box Office


$17,000,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The featured Landmaster vehicle wasn't damaged during the production of the movie and could only go 55 miles per hour at most. See more »


In the sequence with Tanner on the motorcycle with a female mannequin in the desert with the giant scorpions, in some shots it is a real woman instead of a mannequin on the motorcycle with Tanner. See more »


Man: All the dead are dead - and the living are dying.
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Referenced in Traceroute (2016) See more »

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Will a remake happen !!
14 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I liked this movie, the land rover scenes were the best part of the movie. the land rover was also used in a few other movies. i think the cyborg movie.

this movie was cheesy some, however with a bigger budget and a modern rewrite, this could be well liked, from virus to global warming or ice age.

It's them in the high tech land rovers that captured people and the neat stuff. in this day in age, it appears bad. But back in 1977, it was good.

The idea, people can survive after a nuke war, well we know if ya did it would be bad, but there has not really been a movie of survival after and during a lot of different disasters.

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