Mad Max

mad-max Rating: 7/10 (171,735 votes)
Director: George Miller
Writer: James McCausland / George Miller / George Miller
Stars: Mel Gibson / Joanne Samuel / Hugh Keays-Byrne…
Duration: 88 min
Genre: Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Released: 12 Apr 1979 (Australia)
Plot: Taking place in a dystopian Australia in the near future, Mad Max tells the story of a highway patrolman cruising the squalid back roads that have become the breeding ground of criminals foraging for gasoline and scraps. When his wife and child meet a grisly end at the hands of a motorcycle gang, Max sets out across the barren wastelands in search of revenge. Written by Cole Matthews