PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After being exiled from the most advanced town in post apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town's queen.
Bob Hornery (The Waterseller) had appeared in an episode of Doctor Who (1963) (TV Series). Both Doctor Who and The Mad Max movies are influenced by the Western genre.
Me order! Me Master! Me run Bartertown!
Max: Sure, that's why you live in shit!
Master: Not shit! Energy!
Max: Call it what you like. It still smells like shit to me!
As Ironbar hangs off the metal pole and avoids the track-side objects during the climatic chase scene, it is clear that the stuntman doing the actions in the longer shots is much taller than the actor portraying Ironbar through the film.
Dedication: "...for Byron"
Scenes filmed but cut from the final film: Max comforting the dying Ghekko while facing Bartertown from the desert dunes and telling him it's Tomorrowmorrow land (this scene can be glimpsed in the Tina Turner video for We Don't Need Another Hero.) Max waking in Crack in Earth in the middle of the night and remembering his wife Jessie and crying, realising he is no better than the people he has hunted for so long.
$7,283,714 14 July 1985
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