Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome Synopsis
Aunty Entity will return Mad Max's camels if he will fight the giant Blaster in a caged arena.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jay Scott
Beyond Thunderdome is a masterfully directed fantasy, convincing down to the smallest detail in its vision of an alternate existence, and...
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100

Los Angeles Times

By Michael Wilmington
It closes the trilogy like a lightning blast followed by the ominous, resonant drone of thunder. Great action sequences crop up frequently...
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is a movie that strains at the leash of the possible, a movie of great visionary wonders.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Gene Siskel
This middle portion of the picture becomes dangerously preachy, but just before we and Max are bored, director Miller returns Max to his...
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80

Variety

Gibson impressively fleshes out Max, Tina Turner is striking in her role as Aunty (as well as contributing two topnotch songs, which open...
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80

The New York Times

By Janet Maslin
This film has showier stunts than its predecessors, and a better sense of humor. It also has Tina Turner, in chain-mail stockings.
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80

Newsweek

By David Ansen
Leaner and meaner, "The Road Warrior" had more nonstop thrills. But Miller was right not to try to top that act: he's opted to expand the...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The battle between Max and The Blaster in Beyond Thunderdome may be the best the series has to offer.
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70

Time

By Richard Schickel
Its high-bounding excesses of action simultaneously satisfy and satirize the passion for heedless viciousness that so profoundly moves the...
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25

Miami Herald

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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome is a rip-off of punk style. It pretends to be about life after we destroy the world -- or about the despair and...
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Rated PG-13 | For Medium Level Violence