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Damnation Alley (1977)

PG | | Sci-Fi | 21 October 1977 (USA)
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In a post-apocalyptic world, a group of survivors travel and find other settlements in huge custom designed all terrain vehicles.

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Jack Smight

Writers:

Roger Zelazny (from the novel "Damnation Alley"), Alan Sharp (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Complete credited cast:
Jan-Michael Vincent ... Tanner
George Peppard ... Denton
Dominique Sanda ... Janice
Paul Winfield ... Keegan
Jackie Earle Haley ... Billy
Kip Niven ... Perry
Robert Donner ... Mountain Man #1
Seamon Glass Seamon Glass ... Mountain Man #2
Trent Dolan Trent Dolan ... Technician
Mark L. Taylor ... Haskins
Robert Hackman Robert Hackman ... Colonel (as Bob Hackman)
Erik Cord Erik Cord ... Burning Man
Terence Locke Terence Locke ... Air Policeman (as Terrence Locke)
Marcia Holley Marcia Holley ... Gloria
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A small group of survivors at a military installation who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the desolate wasteland to where they hope more survivors are living. Hopefully their specially built vehicles will protect them against the freakish weather mutated plant and animal life and other dangers along the way. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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More than a movie. An adventure you'll never forget. See more »

Genres:

Sci-Fi

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Trivia

20th Century-Fox "developed" a rival to Universal's gimmicky "Sensurround" sound process (popularized in the theatrical release of Earthquake (1974)) that was only used for the theatrical release of "Damnation Alley" called "Sound 360." This process was basically a variation of Magnetic-Optical Stereo sound. This technical advancement/gimmick in sound did not last past "Damnation Alley", although it was planned for Walter Hill's The Driver (1978) and Omen II: Damien (1978). If you look at the one sheet of "Damnation Alley" the "Sound 360" declaration and logo are prominent at the bottom. See more »

Goofs

The tracks to the vehicle holding the camera can be clearly seen when the transports first leave. See more »

Quotes

Maj. Eugene Denton: Don't go making something personal out of this. Perry is dead. That doesn't make you right and me wrong. It just means Perry is dead.
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Opening credits prologue: 123rd STRATEGIC MISSILE WING TIPTON AFB, CALIFORNIA See more »

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It's in my movie collection
21 July 2010 | by bobbyhollywoodSee all my reviews

I enjoy this every time I watch it. Science Fiction with some very good and some mediocre visual effects. The cast does a good job. I liked the vehicle the "Landmaster." Jack Earle Haley, the kid in this movie is currently in a series on television, and it's pretty good. Most of the movie takes place as the people go from one place to another in the Landmaster, and the people and things they meet. Jan Michael Vincent and Haley get some motorcycle riding in. This was out of print for some while, also the newest DVD of this movie is slightly different than the one I originally saw. It is well worth the price of a rental, check it out and see what you think.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 1977 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Sound 360° (as 'Sound 360°') (patent pending)

Color:

Color (Deluxe)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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