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Warriors of the Wasteland (1983)

I nuovi barbari (original title)
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Two mercenaries help wandering caravans fight off an evil and aimless band of white-clad bikers after the nuclear holocuast.

Director:

Enzo G. Castellari

Writers:

Tito Carpi (screenplay), Enzo G. Castellari (screenplay) (as Enzo Girolami) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Giancarlo Prete ... Scorpion (as Timothy Brent)
Fred Williamson ... Nadir
George Eastman ... One
Anna Kanakis ... Alma
Ennio Girolami ... Shadow (as Thomas Moore)
Venantino Venantini ... Father Moses
Massimo Vanni ... Mako
Giovanni Frezza ... Young Mechanic
Iris Peynado ... Vinya
Andrea Coppola Andrea Coppola ... Mako's Friend
Vito Fornari Vito Fornari ... Templar
Zora Kerova ... Woman - Moses's Group
Fulvio Mingozzi Fulvio Mingozzi ... Amos
Marinella Troian Marinella Troian
Patsy May McLachlan Patsy May McLachlan
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Two mercenaries help wandering caravans fight off an evil and aimless band of white-clad bikers after the nuclear holocaust. Written by <aylmer666@juno.com>

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Can mankind survive without humanity? See more »


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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

Italy | USA

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

13 January 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The New Barbarians: Warriors of the Wasteland See more »

Filming Locations:

De Paolis Studios, Rome, Italy

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Telecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film takes place in 2019. See more »

Quotes

One: Books... Books! That's what started the apocalypse!
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Alternate Versions

Original UK video release by Entertainment In Video was censored by the distributors. The new video and DVD release by Vipco is uncut and letterboxed. It also has a stereo soundtrack which is used for the music only. Dialogue and effects are mono. See more »

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References The Road Warrior (1981) See more »

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Enjoyably cheap Mad Max rip-off that manages to establish an identity of its own.
3 May 2012 | by mrda1981See all my reviews

Basic set-up: lone anti-hero protects the last remnants of civilization from the murderous mitts of a gang of psychotic (yet somewhat charismatic) would-be genocide artists named Templars. Some amusing B-movie level lines, plus some pretty impressive B-movie special effects (Templars exploding under crossbow fire - heheh ) held my attention for the running time. A pure 80s synth track proves the icing on the post-nuke mushroom cake. However the real point of stand-out in this film remains the abundance of futuristic (by 80s sci-fi standards) technology littered around the wasteland (the nuclear war takes place in 2010, nine years before the events depicted on screen). If you like trashy-yet-terrific sci-fi, post-apocalypse flicks or a good laugh, give this the once-over!


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