Mad Max 1979
Director: George Miller.
Cast: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Steve Bisley, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Roger Ward, Tim Burns, Geoff Parry, Sheila Florence
Production Co: Kennedy Miller Productions
Distributed by: Village Roadshow Pictures
Release Date: 12 April 1979
Mad Max is a 1979 Australian dystopian action film directed by George Miller, written by Miller and Byron Kennedy over the original script by James McCausland, starring Mel Gibson. It became a top-grossing Australian film, holding the Guinness record for most profitable film for decades and has been credited for further opening up the global market to Australian New Wave films. It was also the first Australian film to be shot with a widescreen anamorphic lens. The first film in the series, Mad Max spawned sequels Mad Max 2 (aka The Road Warrior) in 1981 and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome in 1985. A fourth installment, Mad Max: Fury Road starring actor Tom Hardy as Max, is currently in production.Wikipedia®
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Mad Max 1979 Trailer
Plot: Max Rockatansky, an officer in the Main Force Patrol, an ultra-tough near future highway patrol, kills The Nightrider, an escaped cop killer, during a high-speed road chase. The Nightrider’s comrades, a motorcycle gang led by The Toecutter, go on a spree of violence in a small town in revenge. When Max’s partner Jim Goose stands up to them, he is burned alive inside a vehicle. The gang then come after Max..