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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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In the final showdown, the "Goods & Needs" store is shown with nothing near the entrance. A few seconds later, a station wagon appears at the curb. 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 Yojimbo (1961) See more »

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Hotter Than Devil's Piss
Written and Performed by Greg Degler
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One of the better "Bargain Bin" movies
18 August 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It has to be said that this film is definitely one of the better "bargain bin" movies out there - I'd feel a bit cheated if I had paid £15 for it, but at about £1.50 I felt that I definitely got more than my monies worth.

The film can't quite decide if it wants to be "Mad Max" or one of the Clint Eastwood "man with no name" spaghetti westerns, and as such is stacked with clichés from both. Even the manic loony who hangs out with the bad guys in "Mad Max" is there.

That guy from "Blade Runner" also cops a good billing, although he only turns up at the beginning and the end of the movie.

Favourite bit - for me the punch-up on top of the oil refinery - if you look closely you can see the "post-apocalyptic" rush hour traffic thundering past in the distance as the two protagonists knock seven bells out of each other.

Get several lagers in, a few pizzas and sit back and enjoy what is ultimately lightweight but entertaining drivel.


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