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Mad Max: Fury Road is a 2015 continuation of the 1979 'Mad Max' post-apocalyptic series. It stars Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy. It had a $150 million budget with very little chroma key use.

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Why was Gasoline still the major source of fuel in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, why didn't they harness the solar power to run their automobile? We already know that the solar rays were still powerful as the plants in the citadel were exposed in a rotation ...
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War Boy / Mad Max 3 connection?

In Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome when Max gets sent into the desert and finds the kids from the plane crash there's this one kid that's always to himself and paints his face very pale. In the following ...
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Why did Max leave the Citadel at the end of Mad Max Fury Road?

I guess Fury Road was a story of redemption, not only for Furiosa, but for every other character in search of hope and salvation, including Max himself. That being said, why did he leave the "green ...
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Riding 160 days around the world

Beware of spoilers regarding Mad Max: Fury Road. After they meet the Many Mothers, Furiosa claims they have bikes that could run for 160 days. Somehow, I don't see how bikes could carry so much, but ...
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Was the War Boy language ever codified?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, Immortan Joe's War Boys seem to have their own english derivative language. It's a very pidgin slang form of modern english, that has developed over two generations or so, ...
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Why did the War Boys give Max a haircut and shave?

As the title asks, why did the War Boys in Mad Max: Fury Road cut Max's hair? There was a kid collecting the hair. Why?
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Mother's Milk significance

What was the significance of the mother's milk in Mad Max Fury Road (2015)? It almost feels like there was a deleted scene that explains it.
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Which meaning does “Mad” have in the title “Mad Max”? [duplicate]

It might well be the fact that I come from a non-English speaking background, so please bare with me on this one. However, it makes me wonder, what meaning does "Mad" carry in the title of Mad Max: ...
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What is Max's background in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In the movie Mad Max: Fury Road, I didn't catch any mentions of who Max was and where he came from. His name was barely mentioned in the end. However, IMDb provided his character name as Max ...
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Immortan Joe and Rob Zombie's “Dragula” character similarity

While watching Mad Max: Fury Road, in the episode when Immortan Joe is riding his buggy, I got this instant feeling that the character looks familiar and I could relate it to Rob Zombie's Dragula ...
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Why was Max tied up to the grill of a car?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, as far as I understood, Max was considered a very valuable donor. Then why did savages tie him up to the grill of a car, where he was so vulnerable and could be easily killed?
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Does Mad Max: Fury Road take place in dystopian Australia?

Well, the title is self explanatory. The first three mad max movies take place in dystopian Australia as it is specifically mentioned here. But in Fury Road, I haven't seen any specific mention about ...
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What does the word 'schlanger' mean in Max Max: Fury Road?

What does the word "schlanger" mean as used in Mad Max: Fury Road. I guess it's an Australian word.
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Checking the Girl's Teeth

Right before the last climactic battle in Mad Max: Fury Road, Furiosa and the band finally make it to her childhood gang, the Vuvalini. After Furiosa talks to them, they approach the wives and without ...
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What is the meaning of the term “Kamakrazee” in the movie Mad Max:Fury Road?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, the term "Kamakrazee" was used three times. During the scene where Ace loads the War Rig, we hear the following chant: "We are war boys!" "War boys!" "Kamakrazee ...
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What is meant by “Who killed the world?”

I've noticed "Who killed the world?" appear in two scenes in Mad Max: Fury Road: It is seen written on the walls when Immortan Joe enters the vault where the "breeders" / sex slaves are kept, and it ...
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What was the official purpose of the fuel pod hauled by Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road?

We learn that it would be the price for the War Rig's safe passage through the biker territory, as negotiated previously by Furiosa. However, the deal couldn't obviously be a part of Immortan Joe's ...
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Exactly what are the War Boys in Mad Max: Fury Road?

Are the War Boys just kids with radiation poisioning, were they bred that way, or was it something a regular person transforms into once you join Immortan Joe's clan? There were also "War Pups", so I ...
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Mad Max - salvation of the Citadel?

The final act of 2015's Mad Max is concerned with a race back to the citadel, where Furiosa and her party remark that as all war parties are out hunting, the Citadel is relatively undefended, with ...
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What happened to the kid?

I just realized I have no idea if the movie resolved this: In Mad Max Fury Road, one of Immortan Joe's main motivations is getting back the woman who is pregnant with his child(s). Later in the movie ...
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Does Capable heal Nux in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, when Capable, one of Immortan Joe's wives, finds Nux hidden in the rear of the Rig, he is distraught at having failed Joe. Capable tries to console him and at one point he ...
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Are there any real-world equivalents to spitting fuel into the engine?

I saw Mad Max: Fury Road this weekend, its an incredible film that relies heavily on storytelling through visuals. A lot of the film is open to interpretation but what I want to know is: When fuel is ...
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What are the bumps on Nux's neck/shoulder?

During a point in Mad Max: Fury Road, Nux says something about these bumps that would eventually kill him but I don't recall if he actually explained what they were or if it was left to our ...
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What does Nux say?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, right before the scene when Nux what does he say? It was a short line and I think it had the word "men" or something.
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Significance of the Crows in Mad Max: Fury Road

Assuming that the swamp was the Green Place (as mentioned by the many mothers), who/what are the crows? We did see normal crows, but also some creatures on stilts. What are those? They didn't seem ...
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Who are the Many Mothers in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In the scene with the Many Mothers, Furiosa said she is the daughter of Jabassa, but her initiate mother was someone else. What is the story there? How are the children born (since they seem to hate ...
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What's the relation between the different clans?

I am really confused about the relation between the different clans/families/groups in Mad Max Fury Road. This might simply result from the fact that I haven't seen any of the earlier Mad Max movies, ...
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Why sudden change in war boy's motives?

In the movie Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), far almost half of the movie, Nux's motive is to kill Furiosa, return the wives to Immortan Joe and get a fair reward from him, Nux mentioned it from his words. ...
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What all was on Max's back?

At one point in Mad Max: Fury Road they tattoo some things on Max's back. I noticed "O negative - universal doner" and "High Octane," but there were other writings as well. What else was on Max's ...
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What liquid was being carried in the tanker?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, there are at least two liquids that were being carried, but it wasn't entirely clear what each tank contained. I believe the rear pod contained gasoline, and the front tank may ...
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What was the silver “valhalla spray” in Fury Road?

Five of us watched Mad Max: Fury Road and were unsure what the silver "valhalla spray" was- certainly it had to do with Valhalla, but.. is it paint? Freezing spray? What is its significance, and how ...
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Should one watch the first three Mad Max movies before watching Fury Road?

There are 4 movies in the Mad Max franchise: Mad Max (1979) Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Are the first three movies connected with ...
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What was the purpose of the guitarist on the chase?

On the whole duration of the chase in Mad Max Fury Road, there was this guitarist/bassist: What was his purpose in the chase?