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Twisted Metal:Black features 15 psychotic mental patients competing in the Twisted Metal tournament for one wish that will grant them anything they want.

Director:

David Jaffe

Writers:

Jeff Goldsmith (stories), David Jaffe (stories)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Michael Sorich ... Billy Ray Stillwell (voice)
Mary Fleming Mary Fleming ... Bloody Mary (voice)
Maria Brady Maria Brady ... Dollface (voice)
Adam Segen Adam Segen ... John Doe / WarHawk (voice)
Robert Ayers Robert Ayers ... Preacher / Cop #2 (voice)
Katie Joseph Katie Joseph ... Raven (voice)
J.S. Gilbert J.S. Gilbert ... Sweet Tooth / No-Face / Agent Stone / Axel (voice)
Joe Herrschaft Joe Herrschaft ... Cage (voice)
Ian Axness Ian Axness ... Taxi Boy (voice)
Jay Richards Jay Richards ... Commanding Officer (voice) (as Jay Richards Jr.)
Bill Glanting Bill Glanting ... Dr. Hatch (voice)
Paul Olsen Paul Olsen ... Scared Man (voice)
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Twisted Metal:Black features 15 psychotic mental patients competing in the Twisted Metal tournament for one wish that will grant them anything they want.

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Fantasy

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M | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 June 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Twisted Metal: Black See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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The second Twisted Metal after the original to feature the electric ramps to increase your health meter. See more »

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During Bloody Mary's middle cinematic, when the bride Kristen tosses the bouquet to Mary, Mary is seen with a look of shock on her face, but the shot is reused from a previous shot with Kristen and her friends in the background where Kristen is still holding the bouquet. See more »

Quotes

Billy Ray Stillwell: Junk Yard Dog: It may have only been the second time I killed someone, but it felt so damn good! I think I was beginning to see my true calling so I done gave up on farming and moved into the city. In a place like that well who knows what kind of trouble an old red neck like me can get in to!
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Follows Twisted Metal 2: World Tour (1996) See more »

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The best and Blackest "Twisted Metal"
8 December 2007 | by dee.reidSee all my reviews

"Twisted Metal: Black" is just that - black. It's what you'd see if you were on a bad trip of LSD while locked up in an insane asylum. The "Twisted Metal" series was known for being the centerpiece of the vehicular combat genre of video-gaming, where people in outfitted vehicles engage each other in deadly tournaments. The most successful and acclaimed entry in the "Twisted Metal" franchise, the Playstation 2's "Twisted Metal: Black," adds some much-needed darker elements to what was in 2001, a waning series. It goes without saying that this is the "Blackest," darkest, most violent and disturbing entry yet. The developers went to great pains to create a "Twisted Metal" experience that captured the violent fury and insanity that was only hinted at in its predecessors. The game-play is greatly polished from previous games in the series, and the controls are easy to use. The biggest improvements, I feel, are the characters and the fully interactive and beautifully rendered environments. The characters this time out are all mental patients, participating in the Twisted Metal tournament in an effort to have any wish of theirs granted. As you can see, the story isn't much, but the deeply dark and twisted characters featured here make up for it. Sure, some cheesy voice actor gives the characters some life, but their stories range from insane to utterly horrific (i.e., "Twisted Metal" mascot, Sweet Tooth). If you wanted to know what went on in an insane asylum, look no further than "Twisted Metal: Black."

10/10


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