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Battletruck (1982)

Warlords of the 21st Century (original title)
Post World War III futuristic tale of collapsed governments & bankrupt countries heralding a new lawless age.

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(as Harley Cokliss)

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Cast

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Hunter
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Corlie
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Straker
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Willie
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Bone
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Judd (as Randolph Powell)
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Rusty
Diana Rowan ...
Charlene
Kelly Johnson ...
Alvin
Ross Jolly ...
Shotgun
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Orrin
John Banas ...
Reuben
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Driver
Peter Rowell ...
Feathers
Timothy Lee ...
Hacker
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Post World War III futuristic tale of collapsed governments & bankrupt countries heralding a new lawless age.

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Release Date:

April 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Battletruck  »

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NZD 1,000,000 (estimated)
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1.66 : 1
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Ed Harris was interviewed for the lead role of Hunter. See more »

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When Corlie hops onto the back of the off road motorbike across the plains the skid of the helicopter is visible in the upper right hand side. See more »

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Referenced in Half in the Bag: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) See more »

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low budget;richly entertaining
21 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Now i remember seeing this film on late night television for the first time when i was around ten years old. I remember loving it then, mainly for the action and thinking the main character of Hunter was cool (he rode a kick-a** motorcycle). As i grew older i always remembered this movie and tried tracking a copy down to no avail. I always. Remembered the sweet title ; "warlords of the 21st century. Well to my surprise and great delight i found this title under a different title of "Battletruck". I had to pick it up! Now i've read plenty of reviews who put this movie down. I honestly don't know what else they would want or expect from a low budget action/sci-fi film. I've seen multi million dollar Hollywood films that were not as entertaining as this film. Its a highly entertaining good versus evil film, and it was just as magical and great as i remembered from my childhood. This is simply one mans opinion, I'm a huge nerd for independent films. All i can say is that if you too like me are a sap for low budget independent cinema you cannot go wrong with "Warlords of the 21st Century (aka Battletruck)". Check it out, hope you enjoy!


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