Is the new Mad Max a sequel or reboot?
Technically, this is a reboot. However, George Miller refuses to call the film either a sequel or a reboot and simply calls the film a “revisiting”.
Are Mad Max movies connected?
There’s no connection between them at all. This is the second time Miller has used a major actor twice in Max’s films — Bruce Spence played two very similar but ultimately different characters in The Road Warrior and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.
Why did Mad Max not get a sequel?
In 2017, Miller’s production company filed a lawsuit against Mad Max: Fury Road’s distributor Warner Brothers regarding a $7 million bonus that they claim went unpaid, thus delaying any attempt to get a sequel off the ground.
Does Mad Max have continuity?
The Mad Max franchise has always upheld a very loose continuity, with few recurring elements aside from the title character, the Wasteland setting, and rebellion-themed narratives. In an interview with Den of Geek, Miller offered his views on the continuity debate: “they’re not really connected in any very strict way.
Do you have to watch Mad Max to understand Fury Road?
For everyone wondering if they need to watch old Mad Max to understand Fury Road: the answer is no.
Is Mad Max: Fury Road a soft reboot?
Recognized by the Academy and general audiences, Fury Road was actually a sequel (as well as a soft reboot) of the Mad Max film franchise, which dates to 1979.
How many new Mad Max movies are there?
|Film||Release date||Box office gross|
|Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome||10 July 1985||$36,230,219|
|Mad Max: Fury Road||15 May 2015||$153,121,629|
Is Mad Max a sequel?
Mad Max: The Wasteland
Is Mad Max: Fury Road a remake or continuation?
In fact, Fury Road is likely not a sequel at all, although it certainly isn’t a remake of any of the other movies in the series either. Five years ago when the film was still in pre-production, Tom Hardy stated that: It’s a relaunch and revisit to the world. An entire restructuring.
Is Mad Max: Fury Road connected to the original trilogy?
As previously mentioned, Mad Max: Fury Road is difficult to situate exactly in the context of the original trilogy. It’s clear that the movie takes place after the events of Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, according to the prequel comics.
In 1997, Mad Max: Fury Road was originally intended as a direct sequel to Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome. Mel Gibson was considered for the role yet again and the story was “about an old warrior”, i.e. tailored towards Mel’s age to continue Max’s adventures in The Wasteland.
Why is the Mad Max world the way it is?
In Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, more is revealed as to how Mad Max’s world became what it is. A nuclear apocalypse destroyed the world and all rule of law, hence why Aunty (Tina Turner) and the Collector (Frank Thring) created Bartertown to rebuild civilization, one created on a methane-based energy economy.
How far in the future is Mad Max?
When was Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior set? The sequel to the first Mad Max film, Mad Max: The Road Warrior takes place exactly three years later, meaning that it likely is set around 1990.
Mad Max (2/2) Max vs. Biker Gang – Mel Gibson HD
Mad Max: Fury Road – Official Main Trailer [HD]
Mad Max Trilogy | “The Nightrider” Scene | Warner Bros. Entertainment