Mad Max 2

Mad Max 2 (1981)

Ending / spoiler

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After a long bloody car chase, Lord Humungus and most of his gang are killed; Max and the Feral Kid survive, though Pappagallo (the leader) is killed. Max's tanker was carrying sand and not the fuel. Per Pappagallo's plan, the gas was transferred into 55-gallon drums and stashed in the other vehcles in the compound. The Gyro Captain survives being shot from the sky during the car chase and takes over Pappagallo's position as leader of the "Great Northern Tribe"; in the course of time, the Feral Kid succeeds him. Max is left in the road.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Wez rips the door off the tanker you can see a crouched crew member next to Max. This has been disputed but it is there, watch underneath the steering wheel just after Wez starts shouting "Go! Go! Go!". (01:19:05)

Jack Vaughan

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The Gyro Captain: No! It's my snake, I trained it, I'm going to eat it! I got a recipe for snake. Delicious. Fricassee of reptile. You are what you eat.

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Trivia: When Max opens the Semi's door, a dead body falls out. This body is actually the same "eye popping" dummy that was used at the end of Mad Max 1.

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Question: Early in the movie Max finds an abandoned truck with graffiti on its side saying "The Vermin Have Inherited the Earth". Is this a reference to something?

Answer: Maybe the Judeo-Christian bible "The meek shall inherit the earth" (Matt 5:5). Not much of a stretch that someone in that environment would change meek to vermin.

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