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Death Race 2050 (2017)

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In the year 2050 the planet has become overpopulated, to help control population the government develops a "Death Race." Annually competitors race across the country scoring points for ... See full summary »

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G.J. Echternkamp
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Manu Bennett ... Frankenstein
Malcolm McDowell ... Chairman
Marci Miller ... Annie Sullivan
Burt Grinstead ... Jed Perfectus
Folake Olowofoyeku ... Minerva Jefferson
Anessa Ramsey ... Tammy
Yancy Butler ... Alexis Hamilton
Charlie Farrell ... JB
Shanna Olson ... Grace Tickle
Leslie Shaw Leslie Shaw ... Eve
Helen Loris Helen Loris ... Dr. Creamer
Pierre Paolo Goya Kobashigawa Pierre Paolo Goya Kobashigawa ... Chi Wapp
Sebastian Llosa Sebastian Llosa ... Steve
Debbie Mcintosh Debbie Mcintosh ... Steve's Grandma
Emilio Montero Emilio Montero ... Pablo Zapata
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In the year 2050 the planet has become overpopulated, to help control population the government develops a "Death Race." Annually competitors race across the country scoring points for killing people with their vehicles.

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Rated R for violence and gore throughout, language, and some sexual material and nudity | See all certifications »

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USA

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English

Release Date:

17 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Roger Corman's Death Race 2050 See more »

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This is the sequel or soft reboot to Death Race 2000 (1975). See more »

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At 48:15, the stunt driver of the autonomous car ABE is visible as the car pulls up to the gas station. See more »

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Jed Perfectus: Why can't they see me as I see myself? A kind gentle soul imprisoned by abs of steel.
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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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Hanging Around
Written by David M. Henderson, Amanda Mac, Mike Staub, Bill Mac
Performed by Bad Mary
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Snarky, True, and Well Thought Out
2 February 2017 | by industrialwonkSee all my reviews

Death Race 2050 addresses some of the less than savory trends that are now both operative and readily apparent in our semi-functional somewhat- dysfunctional society. Technology has caused self-absorbed people to live vicariously through others and in the process have become lost in their own "virtual reality." This movie points out the fact that corporate propaganda, ignorance, feminism, identity politics,, religion asexuality, selective fact choosing,and big data feedback have caused our society to degrade and to lose a understandable- controllable overview.

Almost every line of dialogue, scene, visual (map), and character (zealot, hedonist, AI, voyeur, executive) in this movie have been crafted to explain and bring to light the current trend. Truth can be unpalatable even when presented in humorous and snarky manner. Unfortunately, the people that do not understand this movie are the people in need of it the most.


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