Film: Fair Game

Mario Andreacchio film from 1986, about a gang of kangaroo poachers who terrorise a woman in the Australian Outback. They get more than they bargained for when their victim (Cassandra Delaney) decides to fight back.

  • Action Girl: Conservationist Jessica starts out as the victim, but after she is raped she takes bloody revenge on the three poachers.
  • All Bikers Are Hells Angels: Ringo rides a dirt bike to scout out animals for the other poachers to shoot.
  • All Men Are Rapists: The gang of poachers viciously assault Jessica when she sabotages their truck.
  • Bad Ass Driver: Victor
  • Berserk Button:
    • Ringo tries to attack Jessica when she disrespects his mother
    • Jessica after she is raped and tied to the hood of the truck.
    • Victor when Ringo is killed.
  • Big Bad: Victor is leader of the gang of poachers.
  • Crazy Survivalist: The poachers
  • Cool Car: The poachers' truck has a custom paintjob and large exhaust pipes straight from Mad Max.
  • Desert Punk: Ringo
  • Egomaniac Hunter: Victor gets a strong sense of enjoyment when butchering kangaroos, and later when stalking Jessica.
  • Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas: Ringo
  • Evil Poacher: The gang of unlicensed hunters.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Victor
  • High Voltage Death: Ringo is killed when he swings from a powerline to a patch of ground soaked in water.
  • Land Down Under: The movie is set in rural Australia.
  • Kick the Dog: The poachers kill and skin a sheep to terrify Jessica.
  • MacGyvering: Jessica constructs improvised traps to kill the three poachers.
  • Panty Shot: Ringo takes a photograph up Jessica's skirt when she is Going Commando. When she wrecks his camera, Ringo says his Ma bought it for him. Jessica tells him to take pictures of his mother.
  • Police Are Useless: When Jessica reports the poachers for harrassment, the local sherriff dismisses their antics as a harmless prank.
  • The Alleged Car: Jessica's beat-up old Ford Falcon truck.
  • The Black Smith: Sparky repairs the poachers' truck, and assembles their equipment.
  • The Savage South: In this movie, the Outback is portrayed as an inhospitable desert full of gun-toting rapists, Good Old Boys, and an incompetent police force.
  • The Sociopath: Victor
  • Vapor Wear: Jessica's dress in the opening scenes.
  • Wicked Cultured: Subverted. Victor buys the paintings of birds to use as targets.

IMDB Entry: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089122/