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Neon City (1991)

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"Mad Max" clone set in the not-too-distant future about a group of people trying to escape to a safe haven called Neon City after a solar disaster that has decimated the Earth.

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Harry M. Stark
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Reno
Lyle Alzado ...
Bulk
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Sandy Randall
Nick Klar ...
Dr. Tom
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Twink Talaman
Arsenio 'Sonny' Trinidad ...
Wing
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Dickie Devine
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Captain Raymond
Jesse Bennett ...
Captain Jenkins
Curley Green ...
Dispatcher
Jeffrey Olson ...
Doctor at Jericho
Anthony Leger ...
Gary
John Perryman ...
Guard at Jericho
Donna Todd ...
Annie
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In the year 2053, the earth has been devastated by a military experiment gone awry. The ozone layer is gone, radioactive clouds drift across the plains, and unpredictable, intense bursts of ultra-violet sunlight (called "brights") incinerate anyone caught outside. In these conditions, a group of travelers are trying to get from the frontier town of Jericho to the paradise safe haven of Neon City: A doctor named Tom, an old man with a mysterious past, a prostitute, a spoiled rich girl, an untalented comedian, and a bounty hunter named Stark with his valuable prisoner Reno. They board an armored truck converted into a passenger transport driven by an ex-convict named Bulk. Along they way, the travelers deal with passing though radioactive Xander clouds, 150F degrees of "brights", unstable paved roads, and nomadic motorcycle riders who kill anyone venturing though their territory. During the journey, few, if any, of the passengers turn out to be what they initially appear. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Take a deep breath, it may be your last. Welcome to the year 2053.


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Lyle Alzado's final film. See more »

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Great Concept!
29 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

While I won't pick out the articulate details of the movie, or take an active defense as to why I thought this movie is good, I will say I really liked this movie. This has to be one of the better sci-fi movies I've seen.

Imagine it, you traveling across the continent to a safe-haven - the ONLY one left on Earth. Your transportation; a shoddy-looking bus with others, crammed like sardines. Your obstacles; everything. From crazed bandits to violent solar storms, this leaves you imagining yourself in place of one of the characters on that bus. Quite a thrill, isn't it?

Food is heavily rationed, medical aid is meager, and death is engulfing. Great, great setup for a storyline (which could have been better in several ways, although I'm fine with it as-is).


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