In a futuristic society where corporations have replaced countries, the violent game of Rollerball is used to control the populace by demonstrating the futility of individuality. However, one player, Jonathan E., rises to the top, fights for his personal freedom, and threatens the corporate control.
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This movie will haunt your future ... because it's almost here!
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Did You Know?
One of the themes of this movie is the power of the individual. That theme was central to The Prisoner
(1967), whose main character was designated "Number 6". In this movie, Jonathan E, (the "individual" in this story) wore shirt number 6. See more
The opening title sequence has Jonathan E. (and other team mates) in green jersey but then a moment later he is in orange along with his other team mates. See more
Good evening everyone! And welcome to Houston, the energy city, home of the defending Rollerball World Champions. This key international battle pits the divisional champions, visiting Madrid, against powerful Houston. - - And here they come to a standing ovation. On the track comes Houston! Houston, lead by captain Jonathan E, again their leading scorer this year.
Symphony No. 8: First Movement
Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich See more