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Death Race 2050 (2017)

In the year 2050 the planet has become overpopulated, to help control population the government develops a "Death Race." Annually competitors race across the country scoring points for ... See full summary »

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In the year 2050 the planet has become overpopulated, to help control population the government develops a "Death Race." Annually competitors race across the country scoring points for killing people with their vehicles.

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Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi | Sport

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17 January 2017 (USA)  »

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La Course à la mort de l'an 2050  »

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Frankenstein's gloves are made by tactical supplier Rothco. See more »

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When the Humvee hits the wall and explodes, it becomes a mid-60's Ford pickup. See more »

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Tammy: I swear by St. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, I will slap that sinful tramp!
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Remake of Frankensteins Todesrennen (1975) See more »

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Hanging Around
Written by David M. Henderson, Amanda Mac, Mike Staub, Bill Mac
Performed by Bad Mary
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A subtle masterpiece
14 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

The Village Voice said this "is the only movie that matters in 2017" and with only two weeks into the year, they very well may be right. Death Race 2050 is set in a well thought out dystopic near-future, masked with a ridiculously fantastic premise. I loved this movie and give it 10/10 because it accomplished what it set out to do, with many subtle threads and social commentaries. The humour can be silly without being stupid, the political and social messages are profound without being preachy, the casting is great, and the acting is perfectly dialed in. The movie has an uplifting and inspiring conclusion despite not taking itself seriously all the way through. If given a chance, it will gain a cult following similar to "Idiocracy."


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