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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.

Director:

Jack Smight

Writers:

Roger Zelazny (from the novel "Damnation Alley"), Alan Sharp (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

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 ... Man / Guard
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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Storyline

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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The magnificent epic of five people who survive the nuclear holocaust and their incredible odyssey through the nightmare world it created. And now, you will not only see it, you will feel it, live it--in "Sound 360"--a revolutionary sight and sound experience. See more »

Genres:

Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Survival Run See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$8,720,000
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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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Trivia

Roger Zelazny, the author of the novel "Damnation Alley", hated the film version. 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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Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: 123rd STRATEGIC MISSILE WING TIPTON AFB, CALIFORNIA See more »

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Edited from Operation Crossbow (1965) See more »

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Whole lot of cheesy fun
13 June 2001 | by SykkBoySee all my reviews

Killer cockroaches, Jan Michael Vincent, Paul Winfield, George Peppard, giant scorpions, ultimate SUV's, inbred hillbilly types and dusty old Las Vegas where the slots still work...all combine to make a fun little, albeit cheesy, flick.

As a kid this movie was a fun Saturday matinee movie and to this day, still a fun Saturday Matinee movie...grab a big bucket of popcorn, turn your brain off and have some cheesy fun...


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