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World Gone Wild (1987)

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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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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22 April 1988 (USA)  »

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Agries katastaseis  »

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$307,000
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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 »

Quotes

Ethan: [to George] My dick works much better when there are bullets in your gun, asshole!
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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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A Superb Futuristic Offering
8 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

A great eighties film forgotten by people. Adam Ant portrays a great little villain in a surrounding of horror and endurance. A great array of oddball characters banded together as a team is wonderful to watch.

In some ways it reminds me of Battle Beyond The Stars, another great film along the same lines - a group of very different people set against a venomous evil. World Gone Wild - Highly Recomended film.


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