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.
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.
In the year 2050 the planet has become overpopulated, to help control population the government develops a "Death Race." Annually competitors race across the country scoring points for ... See full summary »
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
The guard 'dogs' at the South African prison are hyenas. See more »
At the end of Death Race 2, Goldberg says: 'I'm sorry Luke didn't live to see this' then Lists says: 'I'm not so sure he didn't'.
In the car Katrina also realizes that Frankenstein is actually Carl Lucas. Because he gave the same reply that she gave him on the question: Do you have a name. ( Off course I do )
So if at least Katrina realizes that Frankenstein is actually Carl Lucas, then why is she so shocked to see him alive in this movie? And why wouldn't she tell Goldberg and Lists? See more »
...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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