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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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Storyline

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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The day the future had to be stopped. 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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The film lost about $700,000 of it's $3,200,000 budget two weeks before production began when a major investor backed out at the last minute. 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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Violent futuristic survival thriller.
14 August 2009 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing "Turkey Shoot" for the first time several years ago and it surely left the lasting impression on me.Set in a totalitarian future Paul(Steve Railsback),Rita(Lynda Stoner)and Chris(Olivia Hussey)have been labelled 'deviants' by the government and are transported to a correctional camp where prisoners are brought into line or tortured and killed.The correctional camp is led by cruel Mr.Thatcher,whose motto goes like this:"freedom is obedience;obedience is work;work is life".It's time to begin 'turkey shoot',in which inmates,given a head start,are then hunted by camp authorities armed with guns,tranquilizer darts,exploding arrows,bazookas and a cannibal wolf-man."Turkey Shoot" surely moves fast.It's full of violence,torture and gore and I must say that Orwellian concept is a nice touch.9 out of 10.A cult classic!


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