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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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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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Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The vehicle used to transport the death racers to the South African prison appears to be a Casspir APC\IFV. 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 »

Quotes

Carl Lucas: I win one more race, I'm free.
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Connections

Followed by Death Race 4: Beyond Anarchy (2018) See more »

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Empyrean
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Performed by Klayton
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In Terms Of Being Fair
27 January 2013 | by pkraydenSee all my reviews

If you didn't like the original mainstream Death Race or its sequel, don't bother watching this. Now if you liked what the b-movie sequel brought to the table then this movie may be worth watching only to see the loose ends get chained up, literally... while also being slightly hard to watch.

Carl "Frankenstein" Lucas(Luke Goss)is finally able to get out of prison if he wins "one last race" except since the Weyland company is bought out by a whole new boss, Lucas is now expected to perform in a slightly different race with a slim promise of freedom.

All the characters from the prequel are here and while its fun seeing them together there is a lot of cheesy moments where a lot of the tension from the last film is distastefully undone and the audience is left wondering "well what next?."

The main villain is a one dimensional prick. There is a lot of unnecessary use of the F-word in odd dialogue. I mean the dialogue is bad at times. The action is pretty much summed up as South African local ,slo-mo impacts, choppy cuts, some strangely incited explosions, and death... While I can nitpick the movie's logical flaws all day, you can't ignore the bad acting and behaviors of most of the disposable characters. It leaves the audience going "why would ____ do this?" many times over.

Dialogue, concept, and execution are poorly done. The only thing it does right is finally connect the previous films- if not through insane conditions. Its entertaining at least if you turn off your brain and watch the conclusion unfold.


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