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Ozploitation favorites
« on: March 08, 2017, 11:58:27 PM »
For a while I've considered doing an Ozploitation series for my blog, and now I have a chance to see Razorback in 35mm this weekend in Chicago. Seems like as good a reason as any to start this project!

So far, other than Razorback, I will probably include The Cars that Ate Paris, Walkabout, and perhaps one of the old Mad Max films. But to be a marathon worth its salt, I need at least a few more solid contenders.

What Ozploitation movies do y'all recommend?

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Re: Ozploitation favorites
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2017, 12:09:36 AM »
Wake in Fright seems like one of the big ones, unless you've already seen it.
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Re: Ozploitation favorites
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2017, 12:20:41 AM »
No, haven't seen it, thanks!

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Re: Ozploitation favorites
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2017, 12:54:46 AM »
Personal Opinions aside, the key Ozploitation films not yet mentioned include Patrick and Road Games. The first Mad Max is the only one that qualifies as Ozploitation. My personal favorites are Long Weekend and The Plumber.

This list divided into categories is the best I've seen for making selections.

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Re: Ozploitation favorites
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2017, 10:32:13 AM »
Next of Kin is okay.

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Re: Ozploitation favorites
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2017, 11:07:34 AM »
Cars That Ate Paris & The Plumber are both really good AND if you're getting them on dvd they both come on one disc!

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Re: Ozploitation favorites
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2017, 01:14:26 PM »
STONE is solid pulpy Ozploitation, Gravediggers classic gang moniker.  WAKE IN FIGHT is good, and I agree with Jeff CARS THAT ATE PARIS is really great.
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Re: Ozploitation favorites
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2017, 01:19:25 PM »
It's like a psychedelic Mad Max!

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Re: Ozploitation favorites
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2017, 07:47:20 PM »
Awesome! You guys really delivered, this is exactly what I hoped for. Lots of titles to explore.

I wonder if Adam and Josh have ever considered an Ozploitation marathon? Would be a fun one!