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George Miller's Australian dystropic/post-apocalyptic Film series, with Max Rockatansky as the titular character, played by Mel Gibson and later Tom Hardy.

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Was Mad Max the first post-apocalyptic film where biker gangs are among the survivors?

I would say that it was in the second movie where it is really clear that the producers envisaged people who were already outlaws (or borderline) as becoming the de facto leaders of future society ...
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Is this scene in the Mandalorian a Mad Max homage?

One scene in The Mandalorian bears a striking resemblance to the end of Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome. Note the desert landscape, sunset, back to the audience, long robes, and long, angled weapons. ...
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Mad Max 2: Did what the "barbarians" were attempting make sense?

Would they have been able to continue operating the refinery? Would it not have made more sense to trade with the refiners? Their leader Humongos was certainly not unintelligent.
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Which are the written words that appears in "Mad Max: Fury Road" between the scene of the tree and the chain and the scene of Joe´s death? [closed]

One particulary notable thing about this movie is that there is no so much written words. Reckon on this, the title contains the word road and the audience might expect road signs with pronouns. ...
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How is Max's Interceptor still running?

I am not referring to the fact that the Interceptor has been wrecked more than once. It is perfectly possible to salvage an engine from a wrecked car provided the engine block itself has not suffered ...
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How much blood did Mad Max lose in Fury Road?

Nux uses Mad Max as a "blood bag" in Fury Road. Mad Max suffers several injuries throughout the film, yet he remains very physically active and mentally alert. He fought for several hours despite ...
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Why do people stay in the Mad Max wasteland?

If the wasteland in the Mad Max world is so horrible, why don't the people surviving there just leave and settle somewhere safer?
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Where did they end up flying to and living at the end of Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome?

They fly over a wrecked city, but they don't show where they land and start living. Do they live in that city or fly on to some other location? If so, where?
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Could the ocean really evaporate due to nuclear war, as shown in Mad Max: Fury Road? [closed]

In Mad Max: Fury Road, it's strongly implied that the Pacific Ocean has evaporated (or almost entirely evaporated), and is now just "the Great Salt." In particular, Max says that riding across the ...
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Why did Nux need a bloodbag but then does ok without it?

So as far as I could understand, we first meet Nux in some kind of infirmary with Max hung upside down as his "bloodbag". He can't leave unless he brings his bloodbag along, which leads to Max being ...
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What happened to the these characters in Mad Max Fury Road?

In the first act of Mad Max Fury Road, the war rig is manned by The Ace (oldest guy there, kind of a captain), and a crew of warboys. The last time we see them is just before Furiosa enters the storm, ...
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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 is ...
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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?

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 and/or ...
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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 Age'...
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