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Writers:
Frances Doel (story)
Nicholas Niciphor (screenplay)
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Release Date:
April 1978 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
In the year 3000 there'll be no more Olympic Games, World Series, or Superbowl. There'll be only... See more »
Plot:
Futuristic Science Fiction about a sport to the death, using "destructocycles". | Add synopsis »
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Very entertaining See more (23 total) »

Cast

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David Carradine ... Kaz Oshay
Claudia Jennings ... Deneer

Richard Lynch ... Ankar Moor

William Smithers ... Dr. Karl
Will Walker ... Marcus Karl
David McLean ... Lord Zirpola

Jesse Vint ... Polna

H.B. Haggerty ... Jailer
John Himes ... Tritan President
Jim Galante ... Tritan Guard
Peter Cooper ... Mr. Bakkar (as Peter Hooper)
Brenda Venus ... Adriann

Gene Hartline ... Enforcer Sergeant
Chris Howell ... Stateman Officer
Valerie Rae Clark ... Dancer
Archie Freeman ... Mutant
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Russ Dvonch ... Mutant (uncredited)
Ron Gans ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Paul Kimatian ... Range Warrior (uncredited)

Linnea Quigley ... Courtesan (uncredited)
Richard Whitley ... Mutant (uncredited)
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Directed by
Allan Arkush 
Nicholas Niciphor  (as Henry Suso)
Roger Corman (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Frances Doel  story
Nicholas Niciphor  screenplay (as Henry Suso)
Donald Stewart  screenplay

Produced by
Roger Corman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Andy Stein  (as Andrew Stein)
 
Cinematography by
Gary Graver 
 
Film Editing by
Larry Bock 
 
Art Direction by
Sharon Compton 
 
Makeup Department
Molly Martin .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Paul Kimatian .... unit manager
Richard T. Schor .... production manager (as Richard Schor)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jim Burnett .... assistant director
Tom Jacobson .... assistant director
 
Art Department
R. Bruce Steinheimer .... set dresser (as Bruce Steinheimer)
 
Sound Department
Richard L. Anderson .... sound editor (as Richard Anderson)
Stephen Hunter Flick .... sound effects editor
Paul Hunt .... sound
David Lewis Yewdall .... sound editor (as David Yewdall)
 
Special Effects by
Roger George .... explosives
Ben Haller .... special lighting effects
 
Visual Effects by
Phil Huff .... opticals: special photographic effects, titles and opticals (as Philip Huff)
Darrell Huston .... lineup: special photographic effects, titles and opticals
Jack Rabin .... mattes: special photographic effects, titles and opticals
Hank Stockert .... camera: special photographic effects, titles and opticals
 
Stunts
Art Barda .... stunt rider
David Eakins .... stunt rider
David R. Ellis .... stunt rider (as David Ellis)
Debbie Evans .... motorcycle stunts (as Debbi Evans)
Bobby Ferro .... stunt rider
Gene Hartline .... stunt coordinator
John Hateley .... stunt rider
Chris Howell .... stunt rider
Michael M. Vendrell .... stunt performer
Robert Winters .... stunt rider
Harry Wowchuk .... stunt consultant
Jonathan Pendragon .... stunt double: Richard Lynch (uncredited)
Greg Walker .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Bollinger .... assistant camera
Steve Eichenlaub .... assistant camera
Paul Hunt .... additional cinematographer
William Duney Paul .... grip (as William Dunney Paul)
Harvey Rubin .... assistant camera
Gary Strange .... grip
R. Michael Stringer .... gaffer (as Michael Stringer)
Gil Valle .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jane Ruhm .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Allan Arkush .... associate editor
Steve Grossman .... assistant editor
Patricia Lee .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Jerry Garcia .... musician: guitar
'Blue' Gene Tyranny .... musician: synthesizer
 
Other crew
Laurie Cohn .... production assistant
Carol Depace .... production assistant (as Carole Depace)
Russ Dvonch .... production assistant
George 'Fully' Fullwood .... choreographer (as George Fullwood)
Janine Green .... script supervisor
Sandy King .... script supervisor
Steven Kovacs .... assistant to producer
Lou Levy .... production assistant
Linda Pearl .... production assistant
Caren Singer .... assistant to producer
Kathryn Zatarga .... production assistant (as Kathy Zatarga)
Bob Ziembicki .... production assistant
 

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Runtime:
82 min
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Charles B. Griffith was commissioned as a screenwriter for this project, and came up with three different scripts.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Kaz is seen wiping blood from his sword onto his cape, in the next shot there is no blood on his cape.See more »
Quotes:
Ankar Moor:You're not as good as your mother!
Kaz Oshay:But far better... than you!
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24 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
Very entertaining, 6 December 2004
Author: Ryan H (BikerFox) from Hell, OK

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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