Il giustiziere della strada (1983)

Italy, Spain (“an Italian-Spanish co-production”),
83m
35mm film, colour
mono, Italian
Reviewed at The EOFFTV Review

An Italian science fiction film directed by Giuliano Carnimeo using the pseudonym Jules Harrison.

Plot Summary

In the year 3000, in the wake of a nuclear war, the Earth has been turned into a desert and is in short supply. A group of survivors living in a cave finally run out of water and start sending teams out to find more, teams that invariably fail to return. They're falling prey to a savage motorcycle gang, but help is at hand in the shape of a mysterious stranger who appears out of the desert…

Credits

* = uncredited

Crew
Directed by: Jules Harrison [real name: Giuliano Carnimeo]
© [not given on screen]
Ugo Tocci and Camillo Teti present. 2T Produzione e Distribuzione Films S.r.L. – Roma, Globe Film – Madrid
Produced by: Camillo Teti
Original Story and Screenplay: Elisa Briganti, Dardano Sacchetti and José Truchado Reyes [credited as James A. Prich on some prints]
Director of Photography: Alejandro Ulloa
Film Editor: Adriano Tagliavia
Music by: Detto Mariano
Sound Operator: Graziano Ruzzeddu, Antonio Bloch
Costume Designer: Luciana Marinucci
Makeup: Silvana Petri, Mercedes Guillot
Hair Stylist: Ferdinando Merolla, Francisca Guillot
Special Effects: Gino De Rossi, Edmondo Natali
Designer: José M. Tapiador
Set Designer: Enrico Fiorentino
Film Studio: De Paolis, Roma

Cast
Robert Jannucci [Alien]
Alicia Moro [Trash]
Alan Collins [real name: Luciano Pigozzi] [Papillon]
Eduardo Fajardo
Fred Harris [real name: Fernando Bilbao] [Crazy Bull]
Beryl Cunningham
Luca Venantini in the role of “Tommy”
Anna Orso
Venantino Venantini [John]
Sergio Mioni
Roman Ariz Navarreta
Jose' Chinchilla
Garcia Monserrat
Riccardo Mioni
Franco Salamon
James Clayton *
Goffredo Unger [water truck driver] *
Robert Warner *

Alternative Titles

Death Warriors – video title
The Executor – Der Vollstrecker – Germany
El exterminador de la carretera – Spain
Les Exterminateurs de l'an 3000 – France
The Exterminators of the Year 3000 – UK, USA
Sterminator
Gli sterminatori dell'anno 3000

See also
Mad Max 2 (1981)

References

Periodicals

  • Cinema d'Oggi vol.18 no.7 (4 April 1984) p.15 – credits, synopsis
  • Cineinforme no.119 (December 1983) p.19 – review
  • Foreign Sales, Italian Movie Trade vol.9 no.2 (February 1983) p.17 – credits
  • Segnocinema vol.4 no.14 (September 1984) p.27 – review
  • Starburst no.60 p.6 – note
  • Starburst no.75 p.43 – credits, review
  • Starburst no.82 p.33 – review
  • Variety 13 February 1985 p.18 – credits, review

Books

  • '80s Action Movies on the Cheap by Daniel R. Budnik pp.45-46 – illustrated credits, review
  • Horror and Science Fiction III by Donald C. Willis p.94 – credits
  • Nuclear Movies: A Filmography by Mick Broderick p.95