Convicted cop-killer Carl Lucas, aka Frankenstein, is a superstar driver in the brutal prison yard demolition derby known as Death Race. Only one victory away from winning freedom for himself and his pit crew.
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Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.
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Convicted cop-killer Carl Lucas, aka Frankenstein, is a superstar driver in the brutal prison yard demolition derby known as Death Race. Only one victory away from winning freedom for himself and his pit crew, Lucas is plunged into an all-new competition more vicious than anything he has experienced before. Pitted against his most ruthless adversaries ever, Lucas fights to keep himself and his team alive in a race in South Africa's infernal Kalahari Desert. With powerful forces at work behind the scenes to ensure his defeat, will Lucas' determination to win at all costs mean the end of the road for him? Written by
They have the girls fight to the death till there are 10 remaining to be navigators in the race. Though in the next scene they announce there are 11 racers and show 11 racers at the beginning of the first race. One of them is a "Jumper" and is blown up by a missile leaving 10 racers. See more »
[about taking Death Race global]
More cars, more cars... more death!
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...who was really gerook at the time, I give the movie an 8.
I got what I was expecting (and more). A motor race, with guns. Giggled at the South African references. Tsotsi's shooting at random vehicles, hot local chicks and even a violent protest. Some randomly thrown in nude scenes (raised my rating from a 7), and not a bad soundtrack.
For the full experience, I recommend smoking some swaz or cheese.
Beware the 'warlords of kalahari' and don't stop when you hit brakkiespan.
Looking forward to more and more South African related and South African made movies!
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