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Ravagers (1979)

PG  |   |  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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Cast

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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)  »

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El planeta de los buitres  »

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Civilisation is extinct, only boredom remained.
19 January 2008 | by (the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls) – See all my reviews

Apparently there are good reasons for this film's obscurity status as well as for the low rating on this wondrous website. Richard Harris doesn't nearly whoop as much butt as I expected in this overall dull and completely unmemorable post-apocalyptic Sci-Fi feature from the late 70's. The one strong point this movie benefices from (set pieces) isn't nearly enough to overlook the massive amount of weaknesses (lack of action, miscast players, no script…), but it has to be said the location spotters and set piece designers pulled off an exquisite job. The story may be non-existent and sadly ruining all its potential, at least all the exteriors look very depressing and the scenery appears to genuinely have lived through a nuclear holocaust. The story, as said, is mundane and hardly worth wasting words on. Falk (Harris) and his wife are two of the last few civilized people left in the world, all the rest is either extinct or joined Ravagers clans. When a gang viciously kills his wife (of screen even, damned!), Falk flees towards … nowhere. On his journey chased by the same scum that killed his wife, Falk encounters an army sergeant who went a little mad due to the loneliness, a community of cave people and the new & highly enlightened leader of mankind Rann. "Ravagers" had copious possibilities and could have become a great film, but nothing justifies the script boredom! Falk doesn't even want to avenge the death of his wife? Bah! There may be some famous names in this American production, but without hesitating I prefer the anonymous but violence & spectacle-packed Italian exploitation efforts instead.


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