Mad Max ★★★½ 1980 (R)
Set on the stark highways of the post-nuclear future, an ex-cop seeks personal revenge against a rovin' band of vicious outlaw bikers who killed his wife and child. Futuristic scenery and excellent stunt work make for an exceptionally entertaining action-packed adventure. Followed by “The Road Warrior” (also known as “Mad Max 2”) in 1981 and “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome” in 1985. 93m/C VHS, DVD, UMD . AU Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley, Tim Burns, Roger Ward, Vincent (Vince Gill) Gil; D: George Miller; W: George Miller; C: David Eggby; M: Brian May.