Turbo Kid (2015) Movie Review

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Turbo Kid (2015)

2015 | R | Horror, Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy, Adventure
93 minutes / 1h 33min

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Turbo Kid Plot Synopsis:

In a post-apocalyptic future, THE KID, a young solitary scavenger obsessed with comic books must face his fears and become a reluctant hero when he meets a mysterious girl named APPLE. Despite their efforts to keep to themselves, ZEUS, the sad**tic and self-proclaimed leader of the Wasteland, plagues THE KID and APPLE. Armed with little more than blind faith and an ancient turbocharged weapon, THE KID learns of justice and friendship and embarks on an incredible journey to rid the Wasteland of evil and save the girl of his dreams.

Turbo Kid (2015) Review

Turbo Kid (2015) is a Canadian science fiction adventure horror movie that is 95 minutes long and was filmed in several locations in Canada. Directors and writers François Simard, Anouk Whissell and Yoann-Karl Whissell based Turbo Kid from their segment in The ABC’s of Death. They elaborated more on their post-apocalyptic segment revolving around isolated wastelands in 1997 in Turbo Kid. The movie paid homage to its predecessors and stands out by the little things it brought to us. This movie is classified as a horror movie, but it is not that scary for young kids (age 11 and above) to watch.

Turbo Kid revolves around a young orphaned boy who is known as “The Kid” (Munro Chambers - Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001), Godsend (2004), The Latest Buzz (2007), Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure (2011)). The Kid lives in a secret bunker underground scavenging for whatever he can find and use. He soon meets Apple (Laurence Leboeuf - Trauma (2010), 15/Love (2004), The Little Queen (2014), Story of Jen (2008)) and figures out that they need to stick with each other to survive. Zeus (Michael Ironside - Total Recall (1990), The Machinist (2004), Top Gun (1986), Starship Troopers (1997)) is an evil warlord that kidnapped Apple and brought out the superhero in The Kid. The Kid gets his power to fight the Zeus by wearing a turbocharged mechanized weapon suit that he found.

Turbo Kid is filled with story twists, humor bloody gore, comedy, action, adventure and awesome acting. I enjoyed watching Apple and The Kid’s performance as it was touching and heartfelt. The death scenes were pretty bloody. A prisoners intestine was yanked out by a contraption made from a bicycle. The sets were wonderful and could not have been better. I enjoyed everything about this movie except for all the twists. You have to pay attention and keep up with the movie - that means no blinking. I would recommend everyone to watch this movie as soon as you can.

 

  • Turbo Kid Rating Scores
  • Our Score: 9
  • Overall Score: 7.85
  • IMDB: 6.7
  • MetaCritic: 6.0
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 9.0

About Turbo Kid 2015

Title: Turbo Kid
Year: 2015
Runtime: 93 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy, Adventure
Reviewer: Score: 4.5 / 5 stars Avg. Rating: 3.93/5 stars from 22,896 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 22,896 MPAA Rating: R
Turbo Kid Cast Starring: Michael Ironside, Abdul Ayoola, Nathaly Thibault, David Rigby, Munro Chambers, Edwin Wright, Marcello Bezina, Jodie Rimmer, Anouk Whissell, Louise Ménard, JS Marsolais, François Simard, Bruno Corbin, Thomas Licconi, Martin Paquette, Jason Eisener, Jean-François Ferland, Pierre Sigouin, Sylvain Legrand, Orphée Ladouceur-Nguyen, Yoann-Karl Whissell, Félix Sylvestre, Steeve Léonard, Christian Picone, Alex Stine, François Simard, Éric S. Boisvert, Patrick Kerton, Éric S. Boisvert, Tyler Hall
Turbo Kid Writers: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell
Turbo Kid Director: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell, François Simard
Production: Epic Pictures Releasing
Website: http://www.turbo-kid.com/
Language: English
Country: Canada, New Zealand, USA