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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In the not-too-distant future, wars will no longer exist. But there WILL be...The Game.
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In the original short story the primary goal of the game was murder. In the movie, murder is phased in to try and stop Jonathan. See more
(at around 30 mins) Jonathan E. is instructing other players. The rear shot of one particular player shows him leaning back resting on his elbows while the front shot shows him leaning back on the palms of his hands. 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.
Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking
Symphony No. 8: First Movement
Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich See more