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World Gone Wild (1987)

R  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  22 April 1988 (USA)
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In the nuclear ravaged wasteland of Earth 2087 water is as precious as life itself. The isolated Lost Wells outpost survived the holocaust and the inhabitants guard the source of their ... See full summary »

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George Landon
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Angie
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Derek Abernathy
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Ten Watt
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Nitro (as Julius J. Carry III)
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Mindy McEnnan ...
Kate
Bryan J. Thompson ...
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Daniel
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Mina
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Paul
Henry Max Kendrick ...
Leland
Larry Stuckey ...
Eric
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In the nuclear ravaged wasteland of Earth 2087 water is as precious as life itself. The isolated Lost Wells outpost survived the holocaust and the inhabitants guard the source of their existence. Now an evil cult of renegades want control of their valuable water supply. And the villagers are no match for such brute military force. Only one man can help the stricken community - a mercenary living in a distant cannibal city. But even he, and his strange henchmen, may not be able to survive in the world gone wild. Written by <jonas.urve@mailbox.swipnet.se>

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The original version implied that the dangerous cult based itself on one of the few books remaining after the holocaust: L. Ron Hubbard's "Dianetics." Lawyers for Scientology got wind of this and threatened to sue Apollo Pictures, who removed all references to Hubbard and Dianetics. See more »

Goofs

Ethan says, "We have Hydrogen dioxide," meaning water. But water is known as dihydrogen oxide or dihydrogen monoxide. Hydrogen Dioxide would be HO2, which cannot exist. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the end credits, Adam Ant as Derek Abernathy closes his bible, makes a sign with his right hand and says "Let us pray". See more »

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References Casablanca (1942) See more »

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A World Gone Wild
Written by Michael Des Barres, Steve Jones and Laurence Juber
Juber Music/Stocker Music (ASCAP/BMI)
Performed by Chequered Past
Courtesy of EMI America/Manhattan Records, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.
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There will be Helter-skelter
1 May 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yet another Seven Samurai ripoff--did you notice the picture of Steve MacQueen in Michael Pare's hovel, just in case we didn't get it? This thing has two things to reccomend it--Bruce Dern being more or less as crazy as always, which has been a great thing to watch since The Cowboys at the very least, and Adam Ant proving that he should have done more movies because he is really entertaining. I wonder if they've done it on MST3K.


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