History Trivia / MadMax

29th Jul '16 10:20:18 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* StarMakingRole: For Creator/MelGibson.
26th Jun '16 8:25:39 AM MaxWest2
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* MissingEpisode: As noted above, some American viewers claim to have seen a number of additional scenes in early US cuts of the film such as the bikers killing off the remaining MFP officers, Max & Goose having a race and Max arming himself from the police arsenal before going after the bikers. These were said to be shown in cuts of the film on cable television in the early 1980s as well as VHS/Betamax copies. At the time of this writing, video of these deleted scenes have not been found.
13th Apr '16 1:42:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** [[Film/MadMaxFuryRoad Immortan Joe]] was a nasty piece of work, running both a motorcycle gang AND being a colonel in the Australian Army. Guess he truly is immortal to [[spoiler: survive getting run over by an eighteen-wheeler.]]
** Wez is Bennett from ''Film/{{Commando}}''. Seems that he didn't need the girl after all.
** Nobody should trust the Warrior Woman. [[Series.{{Farscape}} She's a]] [[ObligatoryJoke plant.]]
** The Gyro Captain is Zedd from ''Series/LegendOfTheSeeker''. And [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings The Mouth of Sauron]]. And he's in a bunch of other stuff.
** Papagallo is also Jared Syn.
** Goose would later become [[Series/SeaPatrol a commander in the Navy]] as well as [[Film/TheGreatGatsby an alcoholic tycoon.]]
4th Mar '16 5:22:24 PM ryanasaurus0077
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* [[FakeNationality Fake Australian]]: Because Mel Gibson gets a pass (he was born in NY, but raised in Australia), there is Tina Turner in ''Beyond Thunderdome'', and most of the cast in ''Fury Road'' (Max, Nux and Angharad: British; Furiosa: South African; Capable and Toast: American).

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* [[FakeNationality Fake Australian]]: FakeAustralian:
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Because Mel Gibson gets a pass (he was born in NY, but raised in Australia), there is Tina Turner in ''Beyond Thunderdome'', and most of the cast in ''Fury Road'' (Max, Nux and Angharad: British; Furiosa: South African; Capable and Toast: American). American).
** For that matter, Max himself has yet to be portrayed by a native Australian; Gibson's successor in the role, Creator/TomHardy, is English.
21st Jan '16 11:29:13 AM CynicalBastardo
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* NoBudget: Prior to the release of ''Film/TheBlairWitchProject'', ''Mad Max'' had the highest profit ($100 million US Dollars) to cost ($300,000-400,000 Australian) ratio of any film.
24th Oct '15 2:32:35 AM Doc_Loki
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* AluminiumChristmasTrees: The "Anarchie Road" sign is a vandalised version of a real sign with the real name on it - the real name is "Anakie", it actually is that road (the film was largely made on the south-western outskirts of Melbourne) and Anakie is pronounced exactly the same way as Anarchy.
17th Oct '15 8:59:07 AM Ilshan
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** Goose would later become [[Series/SeaPatrol a commander in the Navy]].

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** Goose would later become [[Series/SeaPatrol a commander in the Navy]].Navy]] as well as [[Film/TheGreatGatsby an alcoholic tycoon.]]
1st Sep '15 1:20:27 AM jameygamer
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* MeanCharacterNiceActor: Hugh Keays-Byrne plays the violent, murderous Toecutter but interviews show that Keays-Byrne is a very humble old fellow who seems really grateful to be able to do another Mad Max villain in Immortan Joe decades later. A scene in a behind-the-scenes clip for ''Fury Road'' shows him walking in full costume while stuntmen (also in full costume) stand on the trailer used to transport the screen-used cars. He bellows "You look amazing!", and they respond with the Warboy salute.
1st Sep '15 1:16:14 AM jameygamer
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** [[Film/MadMaxFuryRoad Immortan Joe]] was a nasty piece of work, running both a motorcycle gang AND being a colonel in the Australian Army. Guess he truly is immortal to [[spoiler: survive getting run over by an eighteen-wheeler.]]
25th Aug '15 6:41:37 PM fusilcontrafusil
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* NamesTheSame: The first two films were not scored by Creator/BrianMay, guitarist of Music/{{Queen}}, but by a Australian composer of the same name.

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* NamesTheSame: The first two films were not scored by Creator/BrianMay, Music/BrianMay, guitarist of Music/{{Queen}}, but by a Australian composer of the same name.
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