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A group of people find themselves as slaves in what looks like a Wild West town, but with no memory of who they are or how they got there. In this town, people advance through killing ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Sasdy

Writers:

Stephen Schneck (screenplay), Michael Winder (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Palance ... Sheriff Friedlander
Keir Dullea ... Lewis
Samantha Eggar ... Katherine
Barry Morse ... Supervisor
Hollis McLaren ... Martine
Chris Wiggins Chris Wiggins ... Gellor
Henry Ramer ... Chumley
Allan Royal ... Peter (as Allan Royale)
John Evans ... Lyle
Ken James Ken James ... Flint
Larry Reynolds ... Bates
Jack Creley ... Webb
Alan Crofoot Alan Crofoot ... Sarge
Gary Reineke Gary Reineke ... Harry
Chuck Shamata ... Ricardo
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A group of people find themselves as slaves in what looks like a Wild West town, but with no memory of who they are or how they got there. In this town, people advance through killing others. One of the people decides to go for the top position. Written by Philip Apps <apps@math.wisc.edu>

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Country:

UK | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 1984 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood City See more »

Filming Locations:

Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada

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Budget:

CAD900,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

In the scene where the camera cuts away from the dead Maxine for the last time, you can see her open her eye. See more »

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Back then in the 70s it was a must
20 March 2017 | by avraham_talSee all my reviews

I first watched this film with my neighbors about 40 years ago. We took this at the only video rental in town back then.

To me, as a 10 year old, this film was always a mystery. I looked it up again a while ago to understand it better, and glad I found it.

I wanted to review the sociological metaphors and moral again, now that I am getting close to 50.

Of course, the acting, directing, and other effects are nothing like we find today, but back then it was a sure 10.

Some ideas in this film are still unique, even today.

This movie did not leave my mind for 40 years...


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