I saw this movie a while ago and I remember a lot of images of huge desert landscapes and a man/woman fighting over the control of a huge truck (or maybe they had a truck each and were fighting over something else, I can't remember straight).

I believe it should have been a post-apocalyptic movie but I can't really remember anything about the story, just those images.

The footage of the movie had colour editing and it was saturated in tones of orange, it should be easy to identify by this colour treatment since it's something you don't see very often.

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    It wasn't Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, by any chance? Trucks, fighting, lots of wide shots of Australia's red deserts... – ElendilTheTall Jul 22 '14 at 8:48
  • Hello, no it was something far more alternative and experimental. The film was really slow paced apart from a couple of action scenes and the trucks were much bigger. Also the movie seemed rather recent, maybe 2000 onwards. – Ono Sendai Jul 22 '14 at 8:53
  • My friend told me it was terminal virus. post-apocalypse.co.uk/tv.html I don't know, it doesn't sound kosher. – Pobrecita Jul 22 '14 at 9:36
  • @iliveunderawesomerock: No trucks mentioned in the review, at the least, but the coloration and the post-apoc setup might work... – FuzzyBoots Jul 22 '14 at 11:50
  • Roughly speaking, how long ago was "a while ago"? Was it in English? Did it seem to be a tv movie, or a cinematic movie? – phantom42 Jul 22 '14 at 12:32

As @iliveunderawesomerock mentioned, this could be "Terminal Virus", a low-budget made-for-TV movie from 1995.

As you can see from the screenshots, the film was set in a post-apocalyptic desert. There was extensive use of an orange filter (presumably to disguise the poor quality of the film-stock used) and a scene where one of the film's many large-breasted amazonian women strangles a man who's been hiding behind a vehicle.

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You can view the film (alas, with Russian dubbing) online here


I have been looking for a similar film and have found Terminus (1987)

In the year 2037, an international sport has been established, wherein a driver of a truck must cross the country and arrive at a designated terminus, while confronting obstacles and enemies along the way. The lead truck, named "Monster", has been designed by a boy genius (Gabriel Damon) and is to be piloted through the course by a woman named Gus (Karen Allen). Eventually, the truck's AI fails and Gus ends up in uncharted territories. There, she encounters leather-clad "hoods" (hoodlums) that torture her and eventually kill her. Prior to dying, she befriends a fellow prisoner (Johnny Hallyday), who later uses the truck to rescue himself and a young orphan. Meanwhile, the boy genius watches them by an artificial satellite so that he may see how well the truck's software works. The conclusion reveals that as he watches the truck, he is himself watched and evaluated by the sinister doctor (Jürgen Prochnow) who cloned him.



Could it be the 1983 film Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone?

As can be seen in this clip from YouTube, it has some very saturated oranges.

If so, yours is a duplicate of this question.


The 1977 film Damnation Alley has some scenes with over-saturated oranges as well, as can be seen on YouTube.

It is based on a book by Roger Zelazny of the same title.

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