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Deathsport (1978)

 -  Action | Sci-Fi | Sport  -  April 1978 (USA)
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Futuristic Science Fiction about a sport to the death, using "destructocycles".

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Claudia Jennings ...
Deneer
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Ankar Moor
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Dr. Karl
Will Walker ...
Marcus Karl
David McLean ...
Lord Zirpola
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Polna
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Jailer
John Himes ...
Tritan President
Jim Galante ...
Tritan Guard
Peter Cooper ...
Mr. Bakkar (as Peter Hooper)
Brenda Venus ...
Adriann
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Enforcer Sergeant
Chris Howell ...
Stateman Officer
Valerie Rae Clark ...
Dancer
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Futuristic Science Fiction about a sport to the death, using "destructocycles".

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In the year 3000 there'll be no more Olympic Games, World Series, or Superbowl. There'll be only... See more »

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April 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Death Race 2050  »

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The motorcycles were basically street Yamahas modified with aluminum, which gave them too much weight and made the edges too sharp. See more »

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When the prisoners escape on the Death Machines, Polna's group includes a sidecar when leaving the Deathsport Arena. When you next see his group in the stream none of the Death Machines has a sidecar. See more »

Quotes

Ankar Moor: You're not as good as your mother!
Kaz Oshay: But far better... than you!
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Very entertaining
6 December 2004 | by (Hell, OK) – See all my reviews

I can understand all of these bad reviews, but rest assured if you love terrible B movies (like The Stuff) or just totally love David Carradine because you saw kill bill too many times, this movie is awesome! I got it before kill bill came out, and soon after watching Death Race 2000 for the millionth time. I thought it was a sequel, but this movie is not even on par with Death Race. Very cheesy music, sounds straight from Star Wars, and the "death machines" are just dirt bikes with aluminum foil. But if all of that sounds cool to you (it did to me), you won't be disappointed. Its got a few decapitations, a lot of unnecessary explosions. There are boobs and neon lights. Really it has just everything a movie should have, and to top it of the most cheesy B movie ending duel I have ever seen. Even though this movie is very bad on many levels, I have to give it a 8/10. It is always entertaining and funny from beginning to end.

Best Character: Ankar Moor (played terribly by Richard Lynch) Best Line: "Now we will have our duel!" "I agree." Best Violence: Kaz slices off motorcyclists head and it pops way in the air


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