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Escape 2000 (1982)
"Turkey Shoot" (original title)

 -  Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  October 1983 (USA)
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Deviants are held at a rehabilitation fortress until they're set into a deadly game of survival, in the hopes of returning to world society.

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Paul Anders
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Michael Craig ...
Charles Thatcher
Carmen Duncan ...
Jennifer
Noel Ferrier ...
Secretary Mallory
Lynda Stoner ...
Rita Daniels
Roger Ward ...
Chief Guard Ritter
Michael Petrovitch ...
Tito
Gus Mercurio ...
Red
John Ley ...
Dodge
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Griff
Steve Rackman ...
Alph
John Godden ...
Andy
Oriana Panozzo ...
Melinda
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In the near future, after an unspecified holocaust, survivors are herded into prison camps. There, they are hunted for sport by the leaders of the camp. Paul, one of the newest prisoners, is determined not to go down as quietly as the others. Written by Mike Konczewski

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Controversial! Violent! The film that shocked Australian critics and broke Box Office records in London! See more »


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October 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Escape 2000  »

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$3,200,000 (estimated)
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Actor Michael Craig's head-of-prison-camp character Charles Thatcher was named after British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher who was in office at the time the film was made and released. The UK video release retitled the film 'Blood Camp Thatcher'. See more »

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During the air strike the aircraft flown change between French made Dassault Mirage III and American F-4 Phantom II:s and back again repeatedly. See more »

Quotes

Charles Thatcher: One of you has been foolish enough to try to leave us before his re-education was completed. In my view this is treason, and will be treated as such. You will remember our motto: 'Freedom is obedience, obedience is work, work is life'. Well, now understand once and for all that the reverse is also true, 'Disobedience is treason, treason is a crime, crime will be punished!'
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Gobbler
22 March 2012 | by (Vancouver) – See all my reviews

This was so mindlessly entertaining, you forget about the constant weird inconsistencies in the script. Primarily people show up out of nowhere, even though, well, it SEEMS to be a big compound, wherever they are. Anyways, it's 1981 or so, and the people are so out of control they hold people in camps. One of the camps have decided to control it's prisoner population by holding hunts, featuring prisoners as game. It attracts a lot of big game hunters looking for the kill! Steve Railsback (!!) and Olivia Hussey (?!?!) are two of the prisoners in the game, and they and 3 others (we can pretty much assume their fate) run run run away from the hunters. The hunters seemingly have no problems finding them apparently (which is slightly strange... how did they do that?) and so they must fight to stay alive! Exploding arrows, deadly all terrain vehicles and, yes, mutant werewolf men are used! It's all pretty strange and goes along in a pretty wild pace. I'd highly recommend anyone who likes their movies bloody, fun, and cheesy.


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