almost 2 years
One of the best action movies I've ever seen
over 2 years
Perfect mix of a post-apocalypse and road race movie. Worth a watch for stunt work alone.
over 3 years
The best of the original trilogy.
almost 4 years
Unique aesthetic and all but I'm not sure if I'm catching the George Miller vibes.
Gold, pretty much no dialog and tense throughout.
Stylish, thrilling, and a ton of fun. A must watch for fans of action.
Testosterone and leather at its finest.
Fab action, love how mythic it was, supporting characters a bit dull
over 4 years
Pretty fun violent desert battles.
over 4 years
Almost a non-stop car chase. Huge improvement from Pt 1. Gibson does unhinged very well
almost 5 years
I've seen the apocalypse...and it is high camp
over 5 years
The one that started it all. Amazing practical effects keep this 80s film looking sharp.
Taylor Reginald Wright
A grand post-apocalyptic thriller with stunning action and a cool anti-hero in Mel Gibson.
over 6 years
Such a classic - love this movie
almost 7 years
post-apocalyptic at it's best. Fallout takes a lot of notes from the mad max movies
Mad Max 2 (also known as The Road Warrior in the U.S., and Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior) is a 1981 Australian post-apocalyptic action film directed by George Miller. The film is the second installment in the Mad Max film series, with Mel Gibson starring as Max Rockatansky. The film's tale of a community of settlers moved to defend themselves against a roving band of marauders follows an archetypal "Western" frontier movie motif, as does Max's role as a hardened man who rediscovers his humanity when he decides to help the settlers. Filming took part in locations around Broken Hill.
Mad Max 2 was released on 24 December 1981, and was critically acclaimed. Observers praised the visuals and Gibson's role. Noteworthy elements of the film also include cinematographer Dean Semler's widescreen photography of Australia's vast desert landscapes; the sparing use of dialogue throughout the film; costume designer Norma Moriceau's punk mohawked, leather bondage gear-wearing bikers; and its fast...