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The Aftermath (1982)

Not Rated | | Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1982 (USA)
Two astronauts return to earth ("a few miles off the coast of Los Angeles") to find that it has been destroyed by nuclear war. L.A. has been taken over by Cutter and his gang of outlaw ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Barkett ...
Newman
Lynne Margulies ...
Sarah
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Cutter
Christopher Barkett ...
Christopher
Alfie Martin ...
Getman
Forrest J. Ackerman ...
The Curator
Jim Danforth ...
Williams
Linda Stiegler ...
Helen
Laura Anne Barkett ...
Laura
Larry Latham ...
Mathews
Carol Lee Scott ...
Newman's Wife (as Carol Scott)
Nelson Ackerman ...
Newman's Son
Eric Caidin ...
Dead Broadcaster
...
Broadcaster (voice)
Mark Crum ...
One of Cutter's Men
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Storyline

Two astronauts return to earth ("a few miles off the coast of Los Angeles") to find that it has been destroyed by nuclear war. L.A. has been taken over by Cutter and his gang of outlaw bikers (straight out of the 70s with bell bottoms and everything). Cutter rapes and pillages. Of course, there are also mutants. The astronauts hook-up with the only normal people left: two good-looking women, and two cute little children; a boy and a girl. Written by Mark Logan <marklo@west.sun.com>

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Another post-apocalyptic flick Survivor (1987) is considered to be a loose remake of this film. Survivor (1987) is about an astronaut (Chip Mayer) whom returns to Earth from a space mission only to find a nuclear war has left the Earth as a desert wasteland. See more »

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I didn't realize 11 other people watched this movie
16 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is my favorite bad movie of all times. When the video store was selling off it's stock of movies that were not renting, I bought it. I had rented it two or three times previously.

I love Sci Fi, having grown up in the 50's and 60's where things like a nuclear attack were more apt to happen, so watching this was a combination of relief that we avoided this, and laughing at the seriousness of the production.

Over all, this is the yardstick by which all other good creative "Bad" movies MUST be measured against.

If you can find it, watch it.


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