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Steel Frontier (1995)

Video  -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  28 March 1995 (USA)
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Mad Max meets the Man With No Name in this futuristic story of a gunfighter (Joe Lara), who goes after a band of marauders who are terrorizing everyone and killing indiscriminately. As with... See full summary »

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Joe Lara ...
Yuma
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Roy Ackett
Stacie Foster ...
Sarah
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General J.W. Quantrell
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Kinton
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Julies
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Lake
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Chickenboy
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Charlie Bacchas
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Evermore
Joe Hart ...
Greenstreet (as Jacobsen Hart)
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Deacon
Bruce Ed Morrow ...
Preacher
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Ada
Paul G. Volk ...
Lee
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Mad Max meets the Man With No Name in this futuristic story of a gunfighter (Joe Lara), who goes after a band of marauders who are terrorizing everyone and killing indiscriminately. As with the spaghetti westerns, the lone gunman enters into a town where the people have lost the will to fight back and proceeds to kill off the bad guys single-handedly. But once he is out-numbered totally and wounded, some do find the capability to fight back. Chief of those who try to aid him is a widow (Stacie Foster) with a young son. Brion James plays the general in charge of the marauders. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Where the future collides with the past

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Rated R for non-stop action violence, and for language | See all certifications »
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Yuma opens his coat to reveal an M2 .50-caliber machine gun. It's implied that he's carrying it on a sling, yet when he fires it it's obviously on a stationary mount. See more »

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General J.W. Quantrell: Death riders... I never liked that name. Death rides alone.
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References Yôjinbô (1961) See more »

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New Hope Blues
Written and Performed by Greg Degler
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Painful to watch
11 April 2009 | by (Surf City, USA) – See all my reviews

I made it about 8 minutes into "Steel Frontier" before I turned it off. Then, glutton for punishment that I am, I watched some more the next day. Today I had to iron a pile of clothes, so I decided to finish the movie, and that was its own punishment. Here's what I don't understand: Robert Rodriguez and Shane Carruth each spent $7,000 on their debut features and created two remarkable movies. Yet here we have two directors with arguably way more money, and they churn out a huge, steaming pile of crap. Let me see if I can figure out the logic: "It's 'Road Warrior' but it's like a future Western. We'll get the cheapest 'actors' we can find, we'll have my mentally challenged cousin write the script, and we'll spend the budget on a bunch of explosions. We can't lose!"

Seriously. I don't think even the MST3K guys could improve this. But if you insist on watching it, I recommend getting very drunk first.


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