The Mad Max Trilogy is an impressive trio of action-packed films that come loaded with some of the absolute best car stunts ever conceived on film, plus a legendary performance by Mel Gibson. This trilogy is an absolute must own for fans of the action genre.
Mad Max (1979)
George Miller's first entry in the trilogy, Mad Max packs brutal action and insane stunts as it follows the inevitable downfall of relentless cop Max Rockatansky (Gibson) in a world gone mad. Living on the edge of an apocalypse, Max is ready to run far away from it all with his family. But when he experiences an unfortunate encounter with a motorcycle gang and its menacing leader, the Toecutter, his retreat from the madness of the world is now a race to save his family's life.
Mad Max Road Warrior (1982)
The sequel to Mad Max, Mad Max Road Warrior provides action-packed, √íautomotive√ì entertainment, telling the story of a selfish-turned-selfless hero and his efforts to protect a small camp of desert survivors and defend an oil refinery under siege from a ferocious marauding horde that plunders the land for gasoline.
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Mel Gibson returns for his third go-round as the title hero who takes on the barbarians of the post-nuclear future - and this time becomes the savior of a tribe of lost children. Music superstar Tina Turner co-stars as Aunty Entity, a power-mad dominatrix determined to use Max to tighten her stranglehold on Bartertown, where fresh water, clean food and gasoline are worth more than gold.
SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:
Mad Max 2
Audio Commentary √ë This time around, director George Miller talks extensively with cinematographer Dean Semler. The two reminisce endlessly while offering several great tidbits about the production, working the cast, anecdote from the set and dissect a variety of scenes. It's a fantastic commentary for fans to enjoy.
Introduction (SD, 4 min) √ë Film Critic Leonard Maltin provides viewers some light background information about the sequel, the American release and reasons behind the title change.
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome