Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

Max, Master, and several of the Gatherers (the lost children from the desert) crash out of Bartertown when Pigkiller commandeers the semi used to power Bartertown and drives it away down a disused set of railroad tracks. Aunty Entity and her minions follow in hot pursuit. Several kilometers down the track, Jedediah Junior has blocked the rails, preventing further escape in the semi; Max then finds Junior's father (Jedediah the Pilot) and strongarms him into flying them out in his triplane. Max sacrifices himself by using a truck to smash Aunty's vehicles out of the way, allowing Jedediah's plane to take off. Aunty's men find Max alive, and Aunty lets him live. Meanwhile, Jedediah, his son, Pigkiller, Master, and the Gatherers fly to a ruined Sydney, where they establish a new settlement. They leave the city's lights on at night for Max, who continues to roam the wastelands alone.

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Continuity mistake: When Master is lowered into the pigs den he is clean in the first shot. In the next shot as he is being lowered he is covered with mud and pig droppings. It is that he has already been down in the den between these two shots.

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Max: We'll go on the count of three.
Max and Pig Killer together: One...
[Max yanks the door open.]
Pig Killer: What happened to two?

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Trivia: Though many years after the apocalypse, the jacket Max wears still has his name on it. The name plate reads "Rockatansky", his name before it all happened.

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Question: Is the airplane captain supposed to be the "Gyro-captain" from "Mad Max 2"? (a.k.a. "The Road Warrior" in America) This would explain why Max says "You." when he first sees him, but I still do not know, as they say at the end of Mad Max 2 that no one ever saw him again.

Answer: The airplane captain is not the "Gyro-captain". Max says "you" in Mad Max 2 because he saw him earlier in the movie. In Beyond Thunderdome, it never says who or what happened to the real airplane captain.

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