The trailer for China’s ‘Mad Max’ ripoff looks ridiculously epic

This should help you wait for that 'Fury Road' sequel.

Feb 28, 2020, 8:05 pm*

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Gavia Baker-Whitelaw 

Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Photo via HKCinema/YouTube

Mad Max fans have a long wait before they see a Fury Road sequel—if one actually gets made at all. In the meantime, it’s time for Mad Shelia.

This Chinese action movie is a pretty obvious ripoff of the Mad Max franchise, complete with dieselpunk fetish costumes, desert landscapes, and souped-up cars. The trailer suggests it probably doesn’t share Fury Road‘s feminist themes, but it still looks fun as hell. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iO-zjhHvg4

It seems that post-apocalyptic car explosions are a universal draw.

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*First Published: Nov 25, 2016, 10:08 am