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Explores the origins of the first "Frankenstein" car driver, Carl "Luke" Lucas, who died in a race at the beginning of the first film.

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Explores the origins of the first "Frankenstein" car driver, Carl "Luke" Lucas, who died in a race at the beginning of the first film.

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3 Days. 10 Killers, 20,000 Rounds of Ammo.


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Rated R for brutal violence, pervasive language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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18 January 2011 (USA)  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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In Twisted Metal, the driver of Roadkill is named Marcus Kane, Markus's character is possibly a reference to the game since its heavily inspired by it. See more »

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In the death match at the start, after 14k is hit with a weapon, he goes from having a wound on his back to being unwounded (and consequently, his shirt goes from whole to torn) repeatedly. See more »

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Weyland: You see that? That's a stupid bitch.
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References Aliens (1986) See more »

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Performed by Doves
Written by Jimi Goodwin (as Jamie Francis Alexander Goodwin), Andy Williams (as Andrew Sebastion Williams) and Jez Williams (as Jeremy Francis Williams)
Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
by arrangement with EMI Music South Africa
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Straight to DVD sequel that delivers.
25 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I know that like most of you, as well as I, were not expecting much from a straight to DVD sequel from a theater movie which included a few famous actors & had a great budget while this sequel had fewer actors & budget.

The entire movie as you will all know is a prequel explaining the beginnings of Frankenstein. The story flows quite nicely and explains a lot about the origin of Frankenstein while a little bit of the guy who becomes Frankenstein.

The movie is well worth the watch if you're interested on learning more about the back story to Death Race 2. That's what this film is for, not to deliver a sequel that brings more action, blood & gore (although it does) but it brings in quite a story.

I don't want to spoil anything as far as the climax, but overall the whole movie is like any typical straight to DVD sequel. Has some action here, talking there, all flows like a regular movie.

What made my jaw drop, and I mean drop even the second time I watched it, was the ending. The ending is phenomenal, truly amazingly executed. It leaves you with no questions (as long as you followed the story) and leaves it set up for Death Race 1.

Overall, worth the watch if you got the time.


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