Questions tagged [mad-max-fury-road]

Released in 2015, Fury Road is the fourth instalment in the post-apocalyptic Mad Max series of films.

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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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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 does the term “Fury Road” mean in-universe?

During the confrontation between Nux and his lancer Slit, Nux forbids him to take his wheel and drive. Slit points out that, if Nux can't stand up, he can't do war. Nux retorts with a headbutt, and ...
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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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Why is Immortan Joe called that?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, the evil boss is named "Immortan Joe". I understand that the "Joe" part comes from his original name, Joe Moore, but what's "Immortan"? Is it just a verbal gag by creator Miller,...
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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 are there American-style vehicles in “Mad Max: Fury Road”?

In "Mad Max: Fury Road," Nux's car has the steering wheel on the right, as you'd expect in an Australian car. Likewise, the car Max is driving in the cold open has its steering wheel on the right. On ...
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Is a War Boy's skin white naturally, or do they colour it themselves?

Is a War Boy's skin white because of radiation or some other factor out of their control, or do they purposefully paint themselves white for some reason?
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Mad Max Fury Road: How did such sophisticated societies develop in the short time since the apocalypse?

Based on the ages of the actors, and the fact that Max was old enough to be a cop in the "old world", I'm under the impression that less than 20 years has passed since the the apocalypse happened and/...
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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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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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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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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 didn't max dump the trailer of mother's milk?

For some bizzare reason Mad Max and the gang decide to lug what must be several thousand kg of mother's milk across hundreds of miles of desert. Why didn't they leave the trailer behind so that the ...
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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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Who is the man with facial deformities in Mad Max: Fury Road?

WARNING, SPOILERS AHEAD 1st and 2nd screenshots: At the end of Mad Max: Fury Road is a scene where they get back to the citadel, and the nurses turn on the water. It then zooms on the people down ...
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What was wrong with Nux (besides having delusions of grandeur) in Fury Road?

What was the medical issue the character Nux was suffering from when he first hooked up with Max in Fury Road? If it was mentioned, I missed it.
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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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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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Half Life War Boy Blood Transfusion

In Mad Max Fury Road, Nux bring his blood bag: with him to keep him full of High Octane Crazy Blood. I'm wondering how the blood gets transferred. Is it simply a matter of the blood bag being higher ...
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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. ...