Mad Max (1979)
Mad Max (1979) Genre(s): Action

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley, Tim Burns

Synopsis: Set in the future in Australia, cops battle with biker gangs for control of the highways.

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Ripley's movie review

I was sure I'd seen this one before but apparently not.

Good movie. Cool action scenes and an interesting story. But wow, does Mel ever look young!

The Movie Network's guide called this the "original Australian version". Ice couldn't figure out what they meant by that (he's seen the movie many times) until he realized that we were hearing the actors' own voices. The version distributed in the US (and presumably, Canada) had American voices dubbed in.

Recommended (this version anyway), even if only to put the rest of the films in context.

Added 15 December 2002 at 6:01 AM

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