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Prison Planet (Badlanders) (1992)

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Set in a futuristic world that is dominated by a single tyrannical king, this sci-fi actioner centers on a group of wrongfully incarcerated prisoners who organize and execute a violent rebellion. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

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Cast

Dave Bean
as Heinsy
Jack Willcox
as Himshaw
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The studio described Badlanders as "Mad Max meets American Gladiators". Mad Max meets a short bus would've been more fitting. There's a very solid argument to be made that this was originally a porno - it was one pizza guy and (or) plumber during the virgins scene away from fitting the bill - that ended up getting its steamy, erotic sex scenes replaced with a nonsensical, misguided stab at a plot. The acting and writing are certainly two valid points in defense of it. Full review at http://silverscreenfanatic.com/2014/11/10/what-the-hell-were-they-thinking-45/

Benjamin Marlatt
Benjamin Marlatt

It is cheaply made, but the money was enough to fill it with stupidity. After a writen introduction, two rebel agents are breaking into some building... it seems they are looking for some valuable piece of information... but they are just looking for a way of getting the guy into Prison Planet to find the old king of an opressed planet; the old king is key to help rebelion free the opressed planet, or something like that because is not very clear. From there they move to Prison Planet and start a sucession of clumsy dialogues, awful performances, pleanty of mistakes, and a terrible screenplay. The action that takes place does not make sense, just as the Prison Planet itself, and it just seems to be an excuse for very cheap-cheese action shoots.

Tayro A
Tayro A

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