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Battletruck (1982)

A world after the 21st-century oil wars – with energy at a premium, a global fuel shortage and the Earth’s food and resources running out, marauding gangs are terrorising the remaining peaceful people.

Lone warrior hero Hunter, a “bike rider”, joins a group to fight the “battletruck” used by a gang of bloodthirsty, oil-hungry pirates. The fight for survival is on.

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Further friction occurs when Annie McEnroe, the villain’s daughter, is caught between the opposing camps.

This rather juvenile Mad Max 2 clone has lots of fast-paced mayhem, and the New Zealand locations provide an intriguingly atmospheric background to the irony and sharp wit of the screenplay.

Hunter
Michael Beck
Corlie
Annie McEnroe
Straker
James Wainwright
Rusty
John Ratzenberger
Judd
Randolph Powell
Willie
Bruno Lawrence
Charlene
Diana Rowan
Bone
John Bach
Alvin
Kelly Johnson
Orrin
Mark Hadlow
Shotgun
Ross Jolly
Reuben
John Banas
Driver
Marshall Napier
Hacker
Timothy Lee

Director
Harley Cokliss