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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 »

Director:

G.J. Echternkamp

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G.J. Echternkamp, Maria Haras (story editor) | 1 more credit »
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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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Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Roger Corman's Death Race 2050 See more »

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Trivia

Jed Perfectus is wearing white Converse All-Star Hi-Top sneakers (aka. Chucks) See more »

Goofs

An odd chicken was thrown into the final fight between Perfectus & Frankenstein. See more »

Quotes

Alexis Hamilton: Do you know what the Dalai Lama said about committees? Oh, that's right, he didn't talk about committees, because he wasn't a p***y!
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Connections

Remake of Death Race 2000 (1975) See more »

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Little Steam Organ
Written by Herman Beeftink
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Attempts to go back to its campy roots
11 January 2017 | by jackmeatSee all my reviews

My quick rating - 3.9/10. If you look at my database, you'll notice I kept this. Not because it was good, but because it tried to go back to the schlocky nonsense of the original (1973. of course, the year I was born). So the movie is the same ole, post apocalyptic world where a way to trim the population, even though they don't much bring attention to that, is by allowing drivers to kill people on the roads for sports and ratings. In doing so, this movie also tries to take jabs at the tech and always connected world along with politics. These attempts are slightly amusing but mostly fall flat. The effects are a joke, and the action is choreographed by a blind man (no offense if he/she was actually blind). This is what made the original so great, and what makes this pretty bad. It just needed to take this campy feeling and do something slightly different with it. Back to my original point, the cult classic is just that, and this belongs in the collection just because of its existence. So if you feel that way as well, check this one out. Nods to Mr. Corman for bringing that campiness back.


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