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Turbo Kid (2015)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 28 August 2015 (USA)
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland in 1997, a comic book fan adopts the persona of his favourite hero to save his enthusiastic friend and fight a tyrannical overlord.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Munro Chambers ... The Kid
Laurence Leboeuf ... Apple
Michael Ironside ... Zeus
Edwin Wright ... Skeletron
Aaron Jeffery ... Frederick
Romano Orzari ... Bagu
Orphée Ladouceur-Nguyen ... Female Guard (as Orphée Ladouceur)
Steeve Léonard Steeve Léonard ... Scout
Yves Corbeil ... Turbo General
Evan Manoukian Evan Manoukian ... The Kid 7 Years Old
Anouk Whissell ... The Mother
François Simard ... The Father
Tyler Hall ... Bounty Hunter
Martin Paquette Martin Paquette ... Giant Warrior
Pierre Sigouin Pierre Sigouin ... Frederick's Brother
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In a post-apocalyptic future, THE KID, a young solitary scavenger obsessed with comic books must face his fears and become a reluctant hero when he meets a mysterious girl named APPLE. Despite their efforts to keep to themselves, ZEUS, the sadistic and self-proclaimed leader of the Wasteland, plagues THE KID and APPLE. Armed with little more than blind faith and an ancient turbocharged weapon, THE KID learns of justice and friendship and embarks on an incredible journey to rid the Wasteland of evil and save the girl of his dreams.

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Canada | New Zealand | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Thetford Mines, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

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$50,000, 30 August 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$50,000, 30 August 2015
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2.35 : 1
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In the scene where The Kid and Apple spend the night in the video store, the posters for the short films that RKSS made are seen on the VHS covers. See more »

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When The Kid and Apple plan to go scavenging and The Kid spins the front wheel of his BMX bike, you hear the clicking of derailleur gears which his bike doesn't even have on its rear wheel. See more »

Quotes

Apple: My name's Apple!
The Kid: Of course it is.
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References The Road Warrior (1981) See more »

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No Tomorrow
Performed by Le Matos
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Set your expectations right!
15 September 2015 | by kk-yanakievSee all my reviews

I don't really have any previous knowledge of most of the actors or seen or heard anything prior to watching the movie apart from the trailer.

I won't go into plot details as there are other reviews that did that way better.

What I do want to say though is: set your expectations right!!! If you liked what you saw in the trailer, hey...if you liked the poster and know what "homage" means as a genre then go see it! But if you are not aware of those things....please don't come back here giving ratings of 1 and saying how bad this movie was.

It's one of those artsy movies that you'd better watch on your own in my opinion. The universe is very captivating. The characters are likable and relatable. They are pure and innocent in a way. There is no nudity in the movie. And the gore is 80's style, but you could probably go with a tween or a teen. It's way safer than what Hollywood offers to that audience.

I really enjoyed the movie. If you have open mind, some time and know what to expect it's a nice treat at the beginning of the autumn. If some of those things do not apply to you, then you'd probably skip or leave the cinema.


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