10 Facts You Might Not Know About ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’
It’s been almost 30 years since the last Mad Max movie (Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome) hit theaters in 1985, and almost ever since then director George Miller has been working on a sequel. That sequel, Mad Max: Fury Road, has been in the works for over 25 years and started filming over three years ago. In the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, we take a look at Fury Road. It’s time to remember The Road Warrior. The man we called “Max”…
Shooting in the Namibia desert during a drought, all the stunt work in Mad Mad: Fury Road is real. Miller said he wanted as little CGI in this movie as possible and for a movie that is essentially one giant car chase, that meant almost every day on filming (which lasted over six months) was a big stunt day. The production shot so much footage, they had 480 hours to sort through once the editing process began.
You Think You Know Movies? is a ScreenCrush original series that dives deep into the cinematic worlds of your favorite movies and freeze frames a few tidbits you might not have known. We’ve already tackled Star Wars, The Avengers and Spider-Man, but now, it’s time to have a lovely day with Mad Max: Fury Road!
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