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Genre: Feature Film-Action/Adventure
Release Date: 21-OCT-2003
Media Type: DVD
In the near future, nuclear accidents, economic collapse and global riots have put the entire world in a state of chaos. Looting is widespread. Cities are wastelands. Violent thugs control the streets. But when working-class guy Jimmy Crabs (Ned Manning) and his voluptuous girlfriend (Carmen Nicholson) are accidentally trapped in a drive-in theater being used as a maximum security prison, they discover a whole new secret society filled with brutality, racism and corruption. Now Jimmy has one desperate shot at escape, a last-chance high-speed plan that will blast him from one hell into another that lies beyond the walls of the "Dead End Drive-In."
Director Brian Trenchard-Smith ("Escape 2000," "The Man From Hong Kong") and co-writer Peter Carey (the award-winning novelist whose works include "Oscar and Lucinda" and "Bliss")pack this '80s Australian thriller with a potent mix of social metaphor, explosive action and gratuitous nudity for one of the most intriguing Down Under cult hits of the decade.
I did want to like it more, I really tried. This Australian movie from 1996 is confusing to me. This takes place in some post apocalyptic future a la mad Max, kind of, a couple... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Russell S
Love this movie, great condition tape and box too. This movie always makes me want to jog through an apocalyptic wasteland while shadowboxing. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Nicholas Panico
This is one of my favorite action/horror/sci-fi films! I really enjoyed watching it. I give this a 10 star rating.Published 19 months ago by tom
We've got a large horror movie library. Did I say "large"? I need a stronger word. Can I call a movie collection elephantine? Elephantine. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Jelly Bean
Unless you were a teen in the 80's and a fan of 1984, you may not like this flick. It catered directly to us, and perfectly so. Read morePublished on November 16, 2012 by LivTra
Ned Manning and Natalie McCurry star in this apocalyptic movie about a drive-in theater being used as a prison for the troubled youth. Read morePublished on September 26, 2010 by Daniel A. Foster
Do you remember the 80s? Remember MTV? Well, DEAD-END DRIVE IN is every bad MTV music video of that dippy decade, all smooshed together! Read morePublished on August 26, 2010 by Bindy Sue Frønkünschtein