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Battletruck (1982)

Warlords of the 21st Century (original title)
Post World War III futuristic tale of collapsed governments & bankrupt countries heralding a new lawless age.

Director:

Harley Cokeliss (as Harley Cokliss)

Writers:

Michael Abrams (story), Irving Austin (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Beck ... Hunter
Annie McEnroe ... Corlie
James Wainwright ... Straker
Bruno Lawrence ... Willie
John Bach ... Bone
Randy Powell ... Judd (as Randolph Powell)
John Ratzenberger ... Rusty
Diana Rowan Diana Rowan ... Charlene
Kelly Johnson ... Alvin
Ross Jolly Ross Jolly ... Shotgun
Mark Hadlow ... Orrin
John Banas John Banas ... Reuben
Marshall Napier ... Driver
Peter Rowell Peter Rowell ... Feathers
Timothy Lee Timothy Lee ... Hacker
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Storyline

Post World War III futuristic tale of collapsed governments & bankrupt countries heralding a new lawless age.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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After the destruction of World War III comes a new kind of hero! See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Battletruck See more »

Filming Locations:

Otago, New Zealand

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Box Office

Budget:

NZD 1,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,000,000, 31 December 1982
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Harley Cokeliss: One of the "dirt eating" scavengers killed by Straker's men in a field. See more »

Goofs

When Corlie hops onto the back of the off road motorbike across the plains the skid of the helicopter is visible in the upper right hand side. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Battletruck
Written by Kevin Peek
Performend by Eastern Orbit with New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kevin Peek
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Battletruck
15 June 2009 | by nzmushSee all my reviews

Reading the comments about this movie, for one, their not trying to sound like Americans, they are speaking New Zealand, thats the way we sound except for the odd over acted lines. i remember this being made and even seeing the land rover series one come to our school.knew the truck driver who drove the Mack, and even where most of the scenes where filmed. Alexandra right in the heart of central Otago. one scene where he is being chased though pines trees is 30 seconds out of Alexandra, heading north from Alex to Cromwell looked left and there you have it!! Back in the 80's this was great but now in the 2000 looks abit cheap. the original tidal was Battletruck but I see they changed to it warlords, Battletruck is better. Just finished watching again, been 24 years since i last seen it... brings back memory's!! But man as kids did we have fun with our toys after watching this!! Same with the movie Convoy....cool!


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