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Death race [videorecording] / Relativity Media is association with Cruise/Wagner Productions, Impact Pictures ; produced by Paul W.S. Anderson, Jeremy Bolt, Roger Corman, Paula Wagner ; screen story by Paul W.S. Anderson ; screenplay by Paul W.S. Anderson ; directed by Paul W.S. Anderson.

Anderson, Paul, 1965- (Added Author). Bolt, Jeremy. (Added Author). Corman, Roger, 1926- (Added Author). Wagner, Paula, 1946- (Added Author). Statham, Jason, 1972- (Added Author). Allen, Joan, 1956- (Added Author). McShane, Ian, 1942- (Added Author). Tyrese. (Added Author). Martinez, Natalie. (Added Author). Ryan, Max. (Added Author). Melchior, Ib. Death race 2000. (Added Author). Thom, Robert, 1929-1979 (Added Author). Griffith, Charles B. (Added Author). Relativity Media. (Added Author). Cruise/Wagner Productions (Firm) (Added Author). Impact Pictures. (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Ian McShane, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez, Max Ryan. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 7 of 8 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson County Public Library DVD DEATH (Text) 39493107632566 Adult Video Available -
Macon County Public Library DVD DEATH (Text) 39493108706930 Adult DVD Fiction Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (111 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unrated
  • Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the 1975 story "Death race 2000" by Ib Melchior and the 1975 screenplay "Death race 2000" by Robert Thom and Charles Griffith.
Contains both the R-rated theatrical version and the Unrated extended version.
Special features: Start your engines: making a Death Race; behind the wheel: dissecting the stunts; feature commentary with director Paul W.S. Anderson and producer Jeremy Bolt (Unrated version only).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Scott Kevan ; editor, Niven Howie ; music, Paul Haslinger.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Ian McShane, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez, Max Ryan.
Summary, etc.:
Private corporations run most of the prisons across the U.S. for profit. Jensen Ames is framed for his wife's murder on the same day that the steel mill he works at closes. Ames is sent to prison where he is coerced by Hennessey, the sadistic prison warden, to drive a Ford Mustang and become known as the famous masked driver, Frankenstein. She tells Ames that she knows his baby was left in foster care, but that prisoners are freed upon winning five Death Races. Since he will take on the mask of the legendary Frankenstein, who had 4 wins at the time of his death, he will only need to win one race. It's a race to the finish and only the winner survives.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence and language ; Unrated.
System Details Note:
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Prisoners > United States > Drama.
Prison wardens > United States > Drama.
Automobiles, Racing > United States > Drama.
Prisoners > Death > Drama.
Genre: Action and adventure films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Science fiction films.
Feature films.

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