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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

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In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.

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George Miller
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Hardy ... Max Rockatansky
Charlize Theron ... Imperator Furiosa
Nicholas Hoult ... Nux
Hugh Keays-Byrne ... Immortan Joe
Josh Helman ... Slit
Nathan Jones ... Rictus Erectus
Zoë Kravitz ... Toast the Knowing
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley ... The Splendid Angharad
Riley Keough ... Capable
Abbey Lee ... The Dag
Courtney Eaton ... Cheedo the Fragile
John Howard ... The People Eater
Richard Carter ... The Bullet Farmer
Iota ... The Doof Warrior (as iOTA)
Angus Sampson ... The Organic Mechanic
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Storyline

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and almost everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland. Written by Production

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WHAT A LOVELY DAY (all caps One Sheet) See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for intense sequences of violence throughout, and for disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This film is considered an Ozploitation movie, an Australian genre and/or Australian exploitation movie. See more »

Goofs

When the Buzzards' spiked truck smashes into the back of the War Boys' car, the two War Boys climb out to the back and jump from it. In the next shot, the War Boy nearest to the war rig is still climbing to the back of the car. See more »

Quotes

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Max Rockatansky: [Narrating] My name is Max. My world is fire and blood. Once, I was a cop. A road warrior searching for a righteous cause. As the world fell, each of us in our own way was broken. It was hard to know who was more crazy... me... or everyone else.
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Crazy Credits

Near the end of the credits there is a memorial dedication that reads "Lance Allen Moore II, May 24, 1987 - March 10, 2015." Apparently Moore was a Mad Max fan killed in a motorcycle accident near Silverton, New South Wales, Australia, where Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) was filmed. See more »

Alternate Versions

George Miller prepared a black-and-white version named 'Mad Max: Fury Road. Black & Chrome' edition. It received a theatrical release in December 6th 2016 in some countries. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Mary Jo Bassa (Bonus Track)
Performed by Junkie XL
Written by Junkie XL
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Kinetic Awesomeness
15 May 2015 | by dandare4479See all my reviews

Mad Max Fury Road is a stunningly beautiful and highly charged kinetic thrill ride. It is brilliantly filmed with amazing, and well suited bombastic soundtrack. The star of the film is its direction by George Miller, showing generation MTV how to direct moving action without getting lost in its mayhem. Almost every shot is moving, similar to a James Cameron action sequence. As mentioned before the film has not got much of a plot other then a giant chase. The first half of the film is great and the second half starts to loose steam due to what has come before it. Chalize Theron is great and adds presence to the film, it is one of her best performances. Tom Hardy gives a solid performance but I found his performance somewhat lacking, he does not have much to work with and is limited to a handful of dialogue, I preferred Mel Gibson's Max. The film suffers when it eventually slows down in pace, but when it is going full throttle there are not many films that can complete with it. Is it an action classic? as a chase film , yes I would say it is, along with set design and stunt work involved But the lack of any real story and small plot holes stop me giving this film a 10, not much is explained in the film. The ending seems sudden and could of done with some more depth to it, especially the Max character. It is still a wonderful and refreshingly directed film to add to the Mad Max Cannon of films.


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Country:

Australia | South Africa | USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

15 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Namib Desert, Namibia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$45,428,128, 17 May 2015

Gross USA:

$154,058,340

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$375,225,175
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Color | Black and White (black and chrome edition)

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2.39 : 1
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