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World Gone Wild (1987)

In the nuclear ravaged wasteland of Earth 2087 water is as precious as life itself. The isolated Lost Wells outpost survived the holocaust and the inhabitants guard the source of their ... See full summary »

Director:

Lee H. Katzin

Writer:

Jorge Zamacona
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Dern ... Ethan
Michael Paré ... George Landon
Catherine Mary Stewart ... Angie
Adam Ant ... Derek Abernathy
Anthony James ... Ten Watt
Rick Podell ... Exline
Julius Carry ... Nitro (as Julius J. Carry III)
Alan Autry ... Hank
Mindy McEnnan Mindy McEnnan ... Kate
Bryan J. Thompson Bryan J. Thompson ... Matthew
David Doersch David Doersch ... Daniel
Peppi Sanders Peppi Sanders ... Mina
Fred Nelson Fred Nelson ... Paul
Henry Kendrick ... Leland (as Henry Max Kendrick)
Larry Stuckey Larry Stuckey ... Eric
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Storyline

In the nuclear ravaged wasteland of Earth 2087 water is as precious as life itself. The isolated Lost Wells outpost survived the holocaust and the inhabitants guard the source of their existence. Now an evil cult of renegades want control of their valuable water supply. And the villagers are no match for such brute military force. Only one man can help the stricken community - a mercenary living in a distant cannibal city. But even he, and his strange henchmen, may not be able to survive in the world gone wild. Written by <jonas.urve@mailbox.swipnet.se>

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Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Agries katastaseis See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$323,947

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$323,947
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Apollo Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (FotoKem)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The original version implied that the dangerous cult based itself on one of the few books remaining after the holocaust: L. Ron Hubbard's "Dianetics." Lawyers for Scientology got wind of this and threatened to sue Apollo Pictures, who removed all references to Hubbard and Dianetics. See more »

Goofs

Ethan says, "We have Hydrogen dioxide," meaning water. But water is known as dihydrogen oxide or dihydrogen monoxide. Hydrogen Dioxide would be HO2, which cannot exist. See more »

Quotes

Ethan: [to Derek] Oh, you're back!
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, Adam Ant as Derek Abernathy closes his bible, makes a sign with his right hand and says "Let us pray". See more »

Connections

References Casablanca (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

A World Gone Wild
Written by Michael Des Barres, Steve Jones and Laurence Juber
Juber Music/Stocker Music (ASCAP/BMI)
Performed by Chequered Past
Courtesy of EMI America/Manhattan Records, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.
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Quite Possibly The Worst Waste of Film EVER
6 March 2014 | by sslowderSee all my reviews

This is a 1980's Mad Max rip-off, with bad acting, cheesy writing, inane violence and a transparent plot. The "name" actors in the film must have been forced to do this film as some sort of contract fulfillment or, if not, they needed to fire their agents (and probably did after filming this dreck). Don't waste your time and, for heaven sake, definitely don't fork over any money to see this drivel.

It was SO bad that I considered that maybe the viewer needed to be stoned in order to appreciate it but I decided that even stoned this flick is garbage. The film makers should be stoned ... and I mean with boulders!

Wish I could have the time back I put into watching it.


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