ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

The Mad Max DVDs

Updated on January 15, 2015

Mad for the Mad Max Movies

The Mad Max movies are going to hold you on the edge of your seat.

There has been a strong interest in apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic stories since the beginning of time and now are resurfacing again with the rash of movie zombie fiction being released.

The Mad Max movies can take credit for much of the attention to this genre.

Photos found on this article are ©Jolene Belmain

The Mad Max movies focus on a future filled with cyberpunks running wild, which for some strange reason, appealed to movie fans world wide. There are many films which define the cyber-punk genre but this one sits pretty much at the top of the list.

Mad Max

Mad Max movie Road Warrior car

AUTOart - Mad Max 2 pack Interceptor & Ford Landau 1/43 métal
AUTOart - Mad Max 2 pack Interceptor & Ford Landau 1/43 métal

The Mad Max movie car can now be yours. This die cast Mad Max Road Warrior car replica is the ideal display piece for movie fans.

 

Mel Gibson?

The Mad Max movies are known for more than just being an outstanding movie series, the Mad Max movies were responsible for launching a little known actor into stardom, that actor is the now famous Mel Gibson.

A very wise career choice Mel!

Had you heard of the Mad Max movies before visiting this article?

Had you heard of the Mad Max movies before visiting this article?

See results

The Mad Max movies offer us a glimpse into a desolate post-war world where survival is the only thing that matters, and survival depends largely on finding one commodity, and that item is fuel.

Mad Max 2

Do you like Mel Gibson?

See results

Lone wanderer, Mad Max aka Max Rockatansky has discovered a community protecting a small refinery that is producing the precious fuel. He isn't the only one who has discovered this community, he must help its residents transport the fuel to safety all while battling more cyberpunk baddies.

Would you buy this trilogy?

See results

Mad Max 3 Beyond Thunderdome

Max is back in Mad Max 3 Beyond Thunderdome and this time he has to contend with Tina Turner. Tina is a lady that you just know is gonna light up any screen which she graces with her dynamic presence.

Mad Max travels to a place called Bartertown where he must fight the cyberbaddies in the Thunderdome. After the battle he is thrown back out into the desert where he encounters a group of children who mistake him for their savoir.

Mad Max 3: Beyond Thunderdome

Which of the Mad Max movies leaves the others breathing in it's dust

Which Mad Max movie really was the best?

See results

So what is your opinion on the Mad Max movies?

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • JoleneBelmain profile image
      Author

      JoleneBelmain 4 years ago

      Just last week my husband and I decided to break out our Mad Max movie and give this classic Mel Gibson movie another go... it was great :)

    • JoleneBelmain profile image
      Author

      JoleneBelmain 4 years ago

      @anonymous: For the longest time Mel Gibson was one of my favorite actors, I had a whole shelf dedicated to movies that he has starred in lol. He was and still is a very good looking man for sure... Yummy ;)

    • profile image

      anonymous 4 years ago

      I just watched Road Warrior again a while back...and have seen and enjoyed them all....I was surprised at how young Mel Gibson looked....so, went and looked in the mirror to discover I had aged right along with him...of course he has been preserved for eternity as Mad Max! :)

    • Lady Lorelei profile image

      Lorelei Cohen 5 years ago from Canada

      I can't believe how young Mel Gibson was in this movie. Wow! I did not realize that Mad Max was such a classic movie.

    • Sylvestermouse profile image

      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 5 years ago from United States

      Wow! I haven't thought about Mad Max in a really long time! I always loved Mel Gibson!

    • JoleneBelmain profile image
      Author

      JoleneBelmain 5 years ago

      @mojoCNYartist: That would be pretty amazing... could you imagine what the graphics would be like nowadays if they made another Mad Max? SAWEEEEET!!!

    • mojoCNYartist profile image

      Dan 5 years ago from CNY

      I love ...no ....LOVE these films. I heard they were making a 4th, but I dunno if it will ever happen.

    • JoleneBelmain profile image
      Author

      JoleneBelmain 6 years ago

      @julieannbrady: Definitely agree... hope he is on a better path to where he has been... I've always enjoyed his acting... thanks for the visit :)

    • JoleneBelmain profile image
      Author

      JoleneBelmain 6 years ago

      @TonyPayne: As with any series, the graphics and stuff get better with the years, but they are all just the same... classics :)

    • JoleneBelmain profile image
      Author

      JoleneBelmain 6 years ago

      @anonymous: Agreed, I've enjoyed it every time I've watched it... and am never disappointed ;)

    • profile image

      julieannbrady 6 years ago

      I actually enjoyed Mel Gibson in the Mad Max movies ... I'm glad he's working out his issues these days.

    • TonyPayne profile image

      Tony Payne 6 years ago from Southampton, UK

      I only ever saw the first of these, but I do like Mel Gibson as an actor. Maybe it's time to see them, I wonder how dated they look now. Nicely done, blessed.

    • profile image

      anonymous 6 years ago

      This is an absolute must watch for any movie lover. Loved the series and can be watched over and over again! :)

    • JoleneBelmain profile image
      Author

      JoleneBelmain 6 years ago

      @PromptWriter: Agreed... there are some movies that just don't make it as a remake... Mad Max is definitely one of them... Same with Dirty Dancing and Footloose I think. Thanks for stopping by.

    • PromptWriter profile image

      Moe Wood 6 years ago from Eastern Ontario

      Mad Max is one of my favorite movies. I enjoy the series but the first one has always been my favorite. I'm not too keen on them remaking Mad Max.

    • JoleneBelmain profile image
      Author

      JoleneBelmain 6 years ago

      @uncreative lm: i haven't watched them for a few years now, but I love them as well... can't really decide which one is my favourite though lol. Thanks for the visit :)

    • uncreative lm profile image

      uncreative lm 6 years ago

      used to love the Mad Max films when i was a kid.

    • ayngel boshemia profile image

      Ayngel Overson 8 years ago from Crestone, Co

      @Twmarsh: Thanks for stopping by!!!

    • Twmarsh profile image

      Twmarsh 8 years ago

      A great trilogy indeed. Five Stars!

    working