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Death Race: Inferno (2013)

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Convicted cop-killer Carl Lucas, aka Frankenstein, is a superstar driver in the brutal prison yard demolition derby known as Death Race. Only one victory away from winning freedom for himself and his pit crew.

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Roel Reiné

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luke Goss ... Carl Lucas
Ving Rhames ... Weyland
Danny Trejo ... Goldberg
Dougray Scott ... Niles York
Frederick Koehler ... Lists (as Fred Koehler)
Tanit Phoenix Copley ... Katrina (as Tanit Phoenix)
Robin Shou ... 14K
Hlubi Mboya ... Diabolos
Roxane Hayward ... Prudence
Bart Fouche ... Razor
Jeremy Crutchley ... Psycho
Eugene Khumbanyiwa ... Nero
Michael Dube Michael Dube ... Baby (as Michael T. Dube) (credit only)
Michelle van Schaik Michelle van Schaik ... Olga Braun
Mark Elderkin ... Sgt. Fury
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Storyline

Convicted cop-killer Carl Lucas, aka Frankenstein, is a superstar driver in the brutal prison yard demolition derby known as Death Race. Only one victory away from winning freedom for himself and his pit crew, Lucas is plunged into an all-new competition more vicious than anything he has experienced before. Pitted against his most ruthless adversaries ever, Lucas fights to keep himself and his team alive in a race in South Africa's infernal Kalahari Desert. With powerful forces at work behind the scenes to ensure his defeat, will Lucas' determination to win at all costs mean the end of the road for him? Written by Rodzer

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Rated R for violence and language throughout and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Germany | South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Death Race 3: Inferno See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa

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$6,500,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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York's plane at the beginning of the film appears to be a Grumman F9F Cougar, flown by the US Navy from 1953 to 1974. See more »

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In the beginning of the movie, Weyland is shown signing papers. It is noticeable that he writes "Wayland" instead of "Weyland". See more »

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Goldberg: Forget everything you know about racing. Desert-racing isn't about speed, it's about endurance and handling.
Carl Lucas: Hang on, I thought you didn't know shit about this kind of racing?
Goldberg: I don't. It's the first thing that came up on Google.
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Another one!
30 January 2013 | by joshrortizSee all my reviews

Death Race 3: Inferno was directed by Roel Reine, the same director as Death Race 2. It is a sequel to the prequel but still a prequel to the original which is a remake of Death Race 2000 (a classic!) I enjoy them all! As a Death Race movie, it has all the ingredients: beautiful ladies, sweet cars, guns, explosions, twists. But this time, the race goes to the Kalahari Desert. Great move! It was refreshing to have a new environment. It provided the opportunity to mix things up, add some warlords here and there, maybe cliffs, other stuff! Watching Frankenstein and his signature car rip around always rocks.

The same cast from the previous 2 entries in the series have also returned (the ones that make sense, anyway). Danny Trejo is always fun to watch. Tanit Pheonix is gorgeous and awesome. Luke Goss kicks butt, he rocks as Frankenstein. Ving Rhames is super cool. Dougray Scott plays Niles York, the baddie of the picture. He is one-dimensional, hammy, incredibly unlikable, couldn't wait for something to happen to him yet I enjoyed watching him do his thing. All the actors seemed to be having fun and it's contagious.

Sure, there's some editing issues (ex: navigator battle), bad acting, poor dialogue, plot holes, but hey, I loved it! It was fun, fast, ridiculous, entertaining, over-the-top, and knowingly so. There were some neat surprises throughout the movie, definitely at the end. Won't spoil it but I'll just say it all kind of connects in an interesting way. The makers of DR3:I have an obvious passion for these movies. An effort was made here like with the previous ones and I respect that! If you like Death Race or any other ridiculous, over-the-top, kinda movies, I recommend this one.


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