Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

Mel Gibson returns as Max, the heroic loner who drives the roads of post-nuclear, outback Australia in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defenders of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre warriors commanded by The Humungus, notorious for never taking prisoners when they can pulverize them instead. When the battle is joined, the results are savage…

1981Rating: M, contains violence91 minsAustralia
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Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Director Miller keeps the pic moving with cyclonic force, photography by Dean Semler is first class, editing is supertight, and Brian May's music is stirring.

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Time Out

Time Out

Miller's choreography of his innumerable vehicles is so extraordinary that it makes Spielberg's Raiders of the Lost Ark look like a kid fooling with Dinky Toys.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

An extravagant film fantasy that looks like a sadomasochistic comic book come to life.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

A film of pure action, of kinetic energy organized around the barest possible bones of a plot.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Gibson is suprisingly uncharismatic, but Miller makes up for it with whizz bang action.

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