Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
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A cool fight in the arena and a great car chase at the end does not make up for all the faults of this movie. Such as 1) This is a watered-down PG-13 Mad Max for the kiddies. 2) Too much talking, too little action. 3) Mad Max movie + Tina Turner villain = don't mix. It's like taking something great such as ice cream and throwing a couple of fistfulls of salt in it. Besides these three complaints. I kind of liked it. The mythology behind the Mad Max universe is expanded upon, there is as I already mentioned, an adrenaline-inducing car chase and Mel Gibson is still cool as ice in the title role. Not as bad as some people say.
Its not a bad movie. The narrative is better than the previous movies. I remember the characters more in this one too. The problem lies with it's PG13 rating. Mad Max is suppose to be pulpy and ultraviolent. This was watered down. That doesnt make it bad, just a let down. It's actually a pretty good movie to show your kids, before getting them into stuff like Road Warrior, Aliens, or Die Hard
Underrated sequel, yes it suffers from a pg-13 rating and compared to the road warrior it's tame, but what isn't? it's still fun and entertaining. Hadn't seen it in years but really enjoyed it.
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