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MAD MAX (1979)

MAD MAX <span>(1979)</span> artwork

MAD MAX (1979)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 88

Release dates 08/05/2015

BBFCInsight strong threat, violence, injury detail

Genre(s) Drama, Action

Director(s) George Miller

Cast includes Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Steve Bisley, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Tim Burns, Roger Ward

Summary MAD MAX is the original 1979 film that started the series of action drama films. In the near future, a cop embarks on a mission of vengeance against a lawless biker gang and its sadistic leader.

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BBFCinsight publication date 28/04/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MAD MAX is the original 1979 film that started the series of action drama films. In the near future, a cop embarks on a mission of vengeance against a lawless biker gang and its sadistic leader.

Threat

There is strong threat, including: a couple trapped in a car being attacked by a gang armed with axes and sledgehammers; a shotgun being pushed into a man's mouth; a woman being stalked through a forest; a woman running along a road, with a child in her arms, being chased by a motorcycle gang. A man trapped in an overturned car is also threatened with it being set on fire.

Violence

There is strong violence, including a man being shot in the leg and having his arm run over, and a man on a motorcycle being hit by a truck; bloody injury results. There is also a scene that shows the aftermath of a road accident in which the driver hangs out of a window with blood on his head and face.

There is one use of strong language ('f**k') and brief nudity.

Trailer

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Details

Title
MAD MAX
Year
1979
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Warner Home Video Ltd,Warner Brothers Entertainment UK Ltd,Columbia-Emi-Warner Dists Ltd
Classified date(s)
21/04/2015
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF043822

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