Death Race 2000
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
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- Featured on: TCM Underground
- Released in 1975
- Running Time: 84 Min.
- Aspect Ratio: (1.85:1)
- Production Co: New World Pictures
- Distribution Co: New World Pictures (USA) | International Film Distributors (Canada) | Concorde Film (Netherlands) | IVC (Greece)
- Directed by Paul Bartel
- Written by Ib Melchior (story), Robert Thom, and Charles B. Griffith
- Starring David Carradine, Simone Griffith, Sylvester Stallone, Mary Woronov, and Roberta Collins
- Produced by Roger Corman
- Original Music by Paul Chihara
- Cinematography by Tak Fujimoto
- Film Editing by Tina Hirsch
- In The Year 2000 Hit And Run Driving Is No Longer A Felony. It's The National Sport!
- A Cross Country Road Wreck!
- Across the town the traffic is MURDER
Death Race 2000 is a 1975 cult action film directed by Paul Bartel, and starring David Carradine, Simone Griffeth and Sylvester Stallone. The film takes place in a dystopian American society in the year 2000, where the murderous Transcontinental Road Race has become a form of national entertainment. The screenplay is based on the short story The Racer by Ib Melchior. (Wikipedia)