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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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During the final chase, Quantrell and Yuma never change direction, but manage to drive past the same abandoned station wagon several times. 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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Written and Performed by Derol Caraco
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Quite a surprise
5 July 2005 | by (Sheffield, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Generally, films from PM Entertainment and me don't get along (I'm thinking of LA Heat here). In my opinion they tend to stop just short of putting "I'M CRAP! DON'T BUY ME!" in fluorescent writing on the DVD cover. So you can imagine the sense of fear i felt when my friend returned from the bargain shop with this, 'Steel Frontier'. At first my suspicions seemed justified, the typical trailer which revealed most of the plot and action set-pieces was present and correct, and the opening to the film was fairly cheesy. But as it continued, something occurred to me: Steel Frontier isn't that bad. Although it's not particularly ground-breaking in any way, it's obvious that this film has a fairly big budget, due to the amount of explosions on show here, and it's these combined with the fairly non-stop action which give this film a fast pace which puts it ahead of many of its rivals. The acting on display is fairly competent too, and the presence of B movie icon Brion James in particular adds to Steel Frontier's credibility. All in all this is a film which won't particularly stick in the memory, but is a great way to pass the odd hour or two - kind of the film that wouldn't be out of place on late night sci-fi channel, for instance.


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