A character in George Miller's Australian dystropic/post-apocalyptic Mad Max series, played by Mel Gibson.

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Mad Max 3 - why did Auntie let Max live?

So I've watched the original Mad Max trilogy with my girlfriend to prepare for the new one, and so we've watched the IMHO trainwreck that Beyond Thunderdome was. I simply didn't understand the end. ...
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How can they ride for 160 days in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In the new Mad Max: Fury Road, She states that they have enough fuel and supplies to ride for 160 days. She says it casually and it is repeated several times, so it's clearly not a mistake. This ...
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In Fury Road, who is the little girl who torments Max?

Several people have incorrectly identified her as his daughter - barring some extra-canon material, Max only had a son (Sprog) Is there any coverage in the extra-cinematic material for this?
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What is the timeline for the Mad Max series?

Dates are probably of little importance to the people who exist in the post-apocalyptic world depicted in the Mad Max tetralogy, but of interest to the viewer: Is it stated in what year(s) the Mad ...
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Why is Max mad?

Max Rockatansky is of course famed for his madness. In fact it's right there in the title. So why the heck is he mad? Is he mad (insane) or mad (angry) or is it a mixture of both?
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Is Scrooloose from Beyond Thunderdome a stranded War Boy?

What canon information confirms or denies that Scrooloose from Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome foreshadowed the War Boys featured in Fury Road?
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How can the fate of the Interceptor be consistent?

Max's Pursuit Special Interceptor, a VERY distinctive vehicle with a VERY distinctive supercharger appears in Mad Max, the first film, The Road Warrior, and Fury Road. So far, so good — these ...
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Is the plot of Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome before or after Road Warrior?

There are, as far as I can tell, no clear references to either Mad Max 1 or 2 in Thunderdome. Does the story take place between the first two movies or after Mad Max 2?
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What’s going on with the War Boys in Mad Max: Fury Road? (SPOILERS)

In the new Mad Max: Fury Road, a major starting event is that Max is being used as It seems to be implied later on that Is it ever actually explained why they're receiving blood transfusions ...
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Why does the drawing of Capt. Walker look just like Max?

In Beyond Thunderdome, why does the painting of Captain Walker look exactly like Max? It seems like the lost children's mythology is crudely cobbled together from cultural artifacts, and not actually ...
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Was Blaster in Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome supposed to be the big farmhand in the original Mad Max movie?

In the movie "Mad Max", there was a large farmhand character. In the "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome" movie, Max fights a masked giant in the dome. I have always imagined it was the same character (big ...
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Who first used “N Men Enter, One Man Leaves” as a plot?

The superficial similarities between the plot of Battle Royale (here's a trailer) and The Hunger Games (here's a trailer) -- and a friend's sarcastic comparison to the titular Thunderdome in Max Max ...
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In the original Mad Max movie, is there actually any reference to an apocalypse?

While the Wikipedia article on Mad Max says: The film opens "a few years from now" in Australia, in a dystopian future where law & order has begun to break down at the end of the 'Oil ...