Futureworld (1976)

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Movie Info

In this follow-up to the successful 1973 thriller Westworld, investigative reporters Chuck Browning and Tracy Ballard are sent to the theme park Westworld to find out why the park's robots are killing the customers. They discover that the park's creator is scheming to take over the world with his robots.
Rating:
PG
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Drama , Mystery & Suspense , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Studio:
MGM

Cast

Peter Fonda
as Chuck Browning
Blythe Danner
as Tracy Ballard
Arthur Hill
as Duffy
Yul Brynner
as Gunslinger
John P. Ryan
as Schneider
Allen Ludden
as Game Show MC
Nancy Bell
as Erica
Angela Greene
as Mrs. Reed
John Fujioka
as Mr. Takaguchi
Dana Lee
as His Aide
Burt Conroy
as Gen. Karnovski
Dorothy Konrad
as Mrs. Karnovski
Alex Rodine
as KGB Man
Joanna Hall
as Maiden Fair
Judson Pratt
as Bartender
Ray Holland
as Chief Technician
Mike Scott
as Steven
Jan Cobler
as Hostess
Ed Geldart
as Frenchy LaPorte
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Critic Reviews for Futureworld

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (1)

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Full Review… | March 25, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | January 25, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 8, 2005
New York Times
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October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

gives sequels a bad name

December 14, 2007

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October 9, 2005
Fantastica Daily

Audience Reviews for Futureworld

Very disappointing sequel that is best avoided.

Marcus Woolcott
Marcus Woolcott

Super Reviewer

Strange things are afoot once again at the Delos resorts in the Westworld sequel, Futureworld. This time Peter Fonda and Blythe Danner star as two intrepid reports who are send to the Delos theme parks as part of a PR campaign to show off the newly upgraded and improved operations, including the addition of a Futureworld park; but they soon discover that things are a little too efficient and controlled. While Danner gives a good performance, the rest of the cast is rather bland. And the plot is pretty formulaic, with a lot of standard tropes about robots and evil corporations. A bit of a generic thriller, Futureworld is mundane and unimpressive.

Dann Michalski
Dann Michalski

Super Reviewer

½

An unworthy sequel to Westworld, Futureworld is bland as hell. There are no memorable scenes whatsoever, action sequences are something out of the 20s, actors all seem bored and don't deliver an gist of emotion, overlong, the plot despite having great ideas, doesn't go anywhere and so on and so on. A complete miss and a bit of an insult to the original's extravaganza.

Francisco  Godinho
Francisco Godinho

Super Reviewer

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