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A Mad Max-esque post apocalyptic world provides the backdrop for a brutal, futuristic game resembling football. Rutger Hauer plays a disgraced former star leading a rag tag group of "... See full summary »
"The Australian stuntmen were doing up to 1000 push-ups a day in the lead up to the first three weeks of shooting in Coober Pedy" according to director David Webb Peoples in the movie's productions notes.
Play hard, you'll forget the fear.
In the opening credits, the last name of actor Hugh Keays-Byrne, who plays the part of Lord Vile, is misspelled as 'Bryne.'
Pre-title card: "People no longer remembered the Golden Age of the 20th Century. They didn't remember the miraculous technology or the cruel wars that followed. They didn't remember when juggers first played The Game or how it came to be played with a dog skull..."
$471,775 (USA) (25 February 1990)
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