4.6/10
463
13 user 18 critic

Anno 2020 - I gladiatori del futuro (1982)

Not Rated | | Action, Sci-Fi | 1982 (Italy)
In a post-apocalyptic Texas, a band of warriors fight against a fascist regime that is trying to take control of all surviving population.

Directors:

Joe D'Amato (as Kevin Mancuso), George Eastman (uncredited)

Writers:

George Eastman (as Alex Carver), Aldo Florio
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A telepathic mutant recruits a post-World War III TV game-show warrior to lead her band of mutants to safety.

Director: Joe D'Amato
Stars: Al Cliver, Laura Gemser, George Eastman
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

In the year 3000, the Earth has turned into a desert after nuclear war. A group of survivors runs out of water, so they need to search for the valuable water, but it will not be easy because other group also wants to get it at any cost.

Director: Giuliano Carnimeo
Stars: Robert Iannucci, Alicia Moro, Luciano Pigozzi
Action | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Two mercenaries help wandering caravans fight off an evil and aimless band of white-clad bikers after the nuclear holocaust.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari
Stars: Giancarlo Prete, Fred Williamson, George Eastman
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Martino
Stars: Michael Sopkiw, Valentine Monnier, George Eastman
Antropophagus (1980)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.

Director: Joe D'Amato
Stars: Tisa Farrow, Saverio Vallone, Serena Grandi
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

The son of Torren learns of his heritage, goes to avenge the deaths of his fellow villagers, and rescue his sister/love interest from the evil Dakkar and his spider cult. Ator battles giant... See full summary »

Director: Joe D'Amato
Stars: Miles O'Keeffe, Sabrina Siani, Ritza Brown
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A cyborg is programmed to kill a scientist who holds the fate of mankind in his hands. He fails and hides in a diner in a desert run by a woman who likes him. The people who sent him are after him and so is the local arm wrestling champ.

Director: Sergio Martino
Stars: Daniel Greene, Janet Agren, Claudio Cassinelli
Conquest (1983)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A young man, armed with a magical bow and arrows, embarks on a mystical journey through a mystical land to rid it of all evil and joins forces with an outlaw to take down an evil witch bent on claiming the magic bow for evil.

Director: Lucio Fulci
Stars: Jorge Rivero, Andrea Occhipinti, Conrado San Martín
Blastfighter (1984)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A former policeman sets out to unleash violent vengeance upon deer poachers when they rape and kill his long lost daughter.

Director: Lamberto Bava
Stars: Michael Sopkiw, Valentina Forte, George Eastman
Action | Fantasy | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

A mighty hero battles the son of Satan and his evil witch ally to save a kingdom from being taken over by the duo.

Director: Franco Prosperi
Stars: Sabrina Siani, Pietro Torrisi, Harrison Muller
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A rag-tag group of people must fight extermination squads amid their ruined city.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari
Stars: Mark Gregory, Henry Silva, Valeria D'Obici
Action | Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A plane crashes in the Amazon jungle, and its passengers must battle their way through cannibals, slave traders, wild animals and murderous piranha fish to safety.

Director: Michele Massimo Tarantini
Stars: Michael Sopkiw, Suzane Carvalho, Milton Rodríguez
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Al Cliver ... Nisus
Harrison Muller Harrison Muller ... Jab
Daniel Stephen ... Catch Dog
Peter Hooten ... Halakron
Hal Yamanouchi ... Red Wolfe (as Al Yamanouchi)
Sabrina Siani ... Maida
Isabella Rocchietta Isabella Rocchietta ... Kezia
Geretta Geretta ... (as Janna Ryann)
Donald O'Brien ... Black One (as Donal O'Brien)
Edit

Storyline

Dopo una guerra atomica il caos è piombato sulla terra e la legge della jungla ha preso il sopravvento. Nisus e Maida si incontrano quando il gruppo di cui fa parte Nisus, che si è dedicato a riportare la giustizia, la salva. I due decidono di andare verso sud dove finalmente si sta cercando di ricostruire in pace. Ma, dopo qualche anno, dopo la nascita della figlia Kezia, il posto viene attaccato. Sembra destino che non debbano mai trovare la pace. Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

rape | murder | 2020s | nun | post nuclear | See All (45) »

Taglines:

When earth becomes an arena... murder becomes a way of life.

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

1982 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

2020 Texas Gladiators See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The ax originally cleaved Donald O'Brien's head, not his chest. However, Joe d'Amato and some others then thought that it was too rough and looked too realistic, and so they re-filmed the scene. A still from the original scene has survived. See more »

Quotes

Halakron: Let's make sure nobody's left alive.
See more »

Alternate Versions

Videocassette copies of the film (Media Home Entertainment, sub-distributed by Astral Video) released in the Canadian province of Ontario are missing approximately 3 minutes worth of violence. See more »

Connections

Referenced in 2019: After the Fall of New York (1983) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Another dull D'amato Road Warrior rip-off.
11 December 2013 | by BA_HarrisonSee all my reviews

Just one of many trashy, low-budget Italian flicks to gleefully rip-off George Miller's classic Mad Max movies, 2020 Texas Gladiators is set against a typically barren, post-apocalyptic landscape and sees a brave band of warriors fighting back against the evil fascist regime that has been enslaving their people (with a little help from a gang of dirt-bike-riding, bare-chested punks in S&M gear).

Directed with very little style or finesse by Joe D'amato, and featuring a cast clearly chosen for the definition of their pecs or willingness to expose their tits rather than actual talent, the film is low on genuinely gritty exploitational content, the absence of any really nauseating gore or outrageous sleaze—both specialities of the director—being particularly noticeable.

Despite the welcome presence of smoking' hot blonde Sabrina Siani, and the inclusion of such blatant silliness as futuristic soldiers armed with electric bullet-proof shields (which have ***important plot point*** massive holes in them!), the derivative nature of the plot, D'amato's lifeless treatment, the lacklustre stunts, and the unremarkable performances (with the notable exception of Donald O'Brien as Black One—that guy is hilarious) all go to make this a frustratingly dull affair as a whole.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 13 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching



Recently Viewed