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Ravagers (1979)

 -  Sci-Fi | Fantasy | Drama  -  May 1979 (USA)
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In a post-apocalyptic world divided between two groups called the Flockers and the Ravagers, an adventurer and his "pleasure girl" try to find their way to a rumored safe haven called the Land of Genesis.

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Falk
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Faina
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Sergeant
Anthony James ...
Ravager Leader
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Brown
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Miriam
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Blind Lawyer
Brian Carney ...
Foy
Kurt Grayson ...
Coop
Arch Archambault ...
First Ravager
Bob Westmoreland ...
Hank (as Robert Westmoreland)
Gordon Hyde ...
Bert (as Gordon Hyde Ph.D.)
Steve Lashley ...
Second Ravager
George Stokes ...
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In a post-apocalyptic world divided between two groups called the Flockers and the Ravagers, an adventurer and his "pleasure girl" try to find their way to a rumored safe haven called the Land of Genesis.

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1991: Civilization Is Dead. Violence, hunger and horror are rampant... There is no law! All that are left are bands of Ravagers.

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Sci-Fi | Fantasy | Drama

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May 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El planeta de los buitres  »

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The "abandoned missile base" in the movie is actually the Alabama Space and Rocket Center museum and the "Rocket Park" in the back lot of the museum. The museum benefited from the filming of this movie because the display rockets had to be "aged" for the film and then later cleaned. The bi-annually cleaning of these outdoor displays is a major expense. See more »

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Another 70's post-nuclear hollywood film.
19 March 2001 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

Richard Harris and Alana Stewart (George hamilton's ex, and at the time Mrs. Rod Stewart) plays couple trying to survive the future where earth is pretty much dead. Now there are these normads called the ravagers that roams and kills because they are your typical bad guys. The leader is character actor Anthony James. They even play undressing the manniquin (later stolen by MAD MAX). James and his ravager's attack Harris and Stewart, and kills Stewart leaving Harris for dead. Harris in return comes back and kills James' gay sidekick making James go on a revenge trail. Harris goes on a quest for a better life meeting a messed up old army guy (art Carney), Ann Turkel, Woody Strode and Ernest Borgnine (who takes 70min to appear only to disappear in 81min). Cassel plays a nothing part as a blindman who gets stoned. The film looks real cheap and it looks like it was cut to get a PG rating. The film is very padded, but looks slopply edited near the end. In fact James seems to be gaining more new ravagers which each new scene! It's ironic that this was Hollywood's answer to the apocalypstic theme, as this and DAMNATION ALLEY killed the apocalypitic theme craze, and it took a Aussie film MAD MAX 2 3 years later to get people interested in this genre once again, causing a grut of Italian rip-offs! But nothing beats the cheeziness of the original "Hollywood" incarnation The Ravagers!


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