Mad Max (1979) - Trailer
Genres: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
Cast: Mel Gibson, Michael Ryan, Max Fairchild, Hugh Keays-Byrne, George Novak, Roger Ward, Kerry Miller, Joanne Samuel, John Farndale, Peter Ford, Janine Ogden, Peter Felmingham, Phil Motherwell, Di Trelour, Steve Bisley, Sheila Florance, Vernon Weaver, Tim Burns, Nic Gazzana, Geoff Parry, Paul Young, Hunter Gibb, Lulu Pinkus, Brendan Young, Lisa Aldenhoven, Vincent Gil, Neil Thompson, James McCausland, David Bracks, Andrew Gilmore
Director(s): George Miller
Trailer: Mad Max (1979)
In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
A vengeful Australian policeman sets out to avenge his partner, his wife and his son whom were murdered by a motorcycle gang in retaliation for the death of their leader. 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.
Genre: Action | Adventure | Dystopian | Thriller | Post-Apocalyptic
Kennedy Miller Productions
Village Roadshow Pictures (Australia)
American International Pictures (United States)
Warner Bros. (International)
12 April 1979
A$400,000 ($1.69 Million in 2012 AUD)
A$99,750,000 ($421.2 Million in 2012 AUD) via N.B.
Synopsis:Taking place in a dystopian Australia in the near future, Mad Max tells the story of a highway patrolman cruising the squalid back roads that have become the breeding ground of criminals foraging for gasoline and scraps. When his wife and child meet a grisly end at the hands of a motorcycle gang, Max sets out across the barren wastelands in search of revenge.