|Mad Max 1979 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action / Adventure / Thriller
Director: George Miller
Cast: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Tim Burns, Roger Ward, Steve Bisley, Lisa Aldenhoven, David Bracks, Bertrand Cadart, David Cameron, Robina Chaffey, Stephen Clark, Reg Evans, Mathew Constantine, Jerry Day
Mel Gibson stars in this movie, which, at the time, was the most successful film in Australian history. Gibson plays a cop, 'Mad' Max Rockatansky, in the out-of-control world of the future. When Max and his family go on a vacation, a motorcycle gang, led by Toecutter (Hugh Keays-Byrne), murders Max's family. Now, Max takes the law into his own hands and is relentless in his pursuit of the motorcycle gang. Lots of action.
|The Pirate Movie 1982 PG, 99 min.|
Director: Ken Annakin
Cast: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton, Bill Kerr, Maggie Kirkpatrick, Garry McDonald, Roger Ward, Kate Ferguson, Ian Mortimer, Kjell Nilsson
Loosely based on Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance," this is the story of young Mabel (Kristy McNichol) who gets shipwrecked while sailing a tiny sailboat and imagines that she is part of a pirate adventure with her own pirate hero (Christopher Atkins).
|Quigley Down Under 1990 PG-13, 120 min.|
Genre: Western / Drama / Adventure
Director: Simon Wincer
Cast: Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman, Chris Haywood, Ron Haddrick, Tony Bonner, Jerome Ehlers, Conor McDermottroe, Roger Ward, Ben Mendelsohn, William Zappa, Steve Dodd, Karen Davitt, Kylie Foster, William Zappa
American cowboy Matthew Quigley (Tom Selleck) answers an ad placed by Australian rancher Elliott Marston (Alan Rickman) to come to his ranch and shoot dingoes. Upon arrival at the Marston Ranch, Quigley learns that Marston wants him to shoot aborigines. Quigley refuses, Marston tries to kill him, Quigley escapes with ex-patriot American Crazy Cora (Laura San Giacomo), and aborigines take care of the fleeing couple. But, by story's end, Marston still must be dealt with. 3 User Reviews
|Excellent Movie||CountryGirl40 06/20/2011 |
| I have always loved Tom Selleck playing the part of a cowboy! He just seems natural in the saddle and with that way of life. He is my all time favorite actor, right after John Wayne (The Duke).|
I just wish he could make more westerns like this one.
Love ya, Tom!!!
|Anonymous 09/22/2007 |
| mstrick says it all...one of the best westerns that I have ever see.|
|Outstanding western!||mstrick 01/28/2007 |
| This is one of my favorite westerns. I consider it to be outstanding. The uncut version is best. Usually when they show it on TV they cut out some of the best parts for time. Perhaps if someone other than Alan Rickman had played the role of Elliott Marston, the movie would be taken more seriously. |
Watch it for yourself and see if you don;t thoroughly enjoy it!
|1. Mad Max (1979)|
2. The Pirate Movie (1982)
3. Quigley Down Under (1990)
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