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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 Hlubi Mboya ... Diabolos
Roxane Hayward ... Prudence
Bart Fouche 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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Frederick Koehler (Lists) and Robin Shou (14k) appear in all three films. Koehler is also rumored to reprise his role in the upcoming fourth film Death Race 4: Beyond Anarchy. See more »

Goofs

While Goldberg is speaking to Frankenstein about lying and betraying the team. Frankenstein takes his mask and turns around and throws it on the hood and his body is facing the front of the car while looking at Goldberg and isn't moving. In the next shot, he is once again leaning back against his car with his arms crossed again. See more »

Quotes

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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A worthy sequel
7 December 2013 | by Damage666See all my reviews

Don't be put off by the IMDb score, or any negative reviews, this movie is a more than worthy successor to Death Race 2, and has earned its place in the franchise.

Lots of subtle humour, stylish action and surprisingly memorably characters, all combined with sufficiently varied and suitably over-the-top set pieces make this feel more like a cinema release than a direct-to-video offering.

Sure, the plot gets a bit silly at times, and there are clichés and stereotypes liberally scattered throughout, but I still found the new setting, the new (if often short-lived) characters and the tidy wrapping up of the story arc to be effective and entertaining.

Dougray Scott shines as the enthusiastic antagonist, relative unknown Jeremy Crutchley provides a great Russell Crowe-esque caricature, and even Luke Goss manages to steal some good moments.

All of the actors look like they're having lots of fun, and I too thoroughly enjoyed the movie. Dig it up and give it a go. Watch all three movies back to back for the full experience!


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