In a futuristic society where corporations have replaced countries, the violent game of Rollerball is used to control the populace by demonstrating the futility of individuality. However, one player, Jonathan E., rises to the top, fights for his personal freedom, and threatens the corporate control.
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The next World War will not be fought. It will be PLAYED.
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In New Zealand, this movie was rated R18 when it was released in 1975. In 2002, it was re-rated M. See more
At the beginning of the Madrid game, there is a shot of the crowd just after Jonathan E. takes possession of the ball for the first time; visible in the shot is the scoreboard, reading 1-0 Houston. Neither team has scored as yet. See more
Good evening everyone! And welcome to Houston, the energy city, home of the defending Rollerball World Champions. This key international battle pits the divisional champions, visiting Madrid, against powerful Houston. - - And here they come to a standing ovation. On the track comes Houston! Houston, lead by captain Jonathan E, again their leading scorer this year.
Referenced in Castle: Law & Boarder
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565
Conducted by André Previn
Performed by Simon Preston
and London Symphony Orchestra
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach See more