Mad Max (1979) Poster



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Mad Max Motion Comic (2013) (TV Mini-Series)

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La Classe américaine (1993) (TV Movie)
several shots of the black V8 Interceptor + death of the Nightrider
Picnic at Wolf Creek (2006) (Video)
Terror Nullius (2018)


Mad Max (1990) (Video Game)


Hell Drivers (1957)
Lots of camera shots traveling down roads at high speeds. Cameras were mounted on the hoods of vehicles.
Psycho (1960)
Lolita (1962)
The Born Losers (1967)
The biker gangleader gets spit on, then licks the spit off his finger. Toecutter in Mad Max re-enacts the same scene.
Duel (1971) (TV Movie)
The Cars That Ate Paris (1974)
The plot involves a gang and vehicular violence.

Referenced in 

The Burning (1981)
the scene where Cropsy's burned arm grabs the orderly was inspired by a scene from this movie.
Road Games (1981)
Fast zoom-in shot of Stacy Keach driving truck is just like the fast zoom-in shot of Mad Max driving his vehicle.
Roadgames: A Lecture by Richard Franklin, Barbi Taylor, and Brian May, 20 November (1981) (Video)
This Australian movie is referred to.
Interview with Richard Franklin (1981) (Video)
This film is referred to.
Mad Mission (1982)
One of the character is named Mad Max after the Mel Gibson character.
Prisoner: Cell Block H: Episode #1.297 (1982) (TV Episode)
Biker Maxie Daniels refers to herself as "Mad Maxine" to Lizzie Birdsworth (Sheila Florance, who appears in both).
Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
Eyeball-popping effect in "Nightmare" segment
Suffer Little Children (1983)
Acknowledged in the end credits.
Top Secret! (1984)
Old lady in floral dress running with a shotgun like in Mad Max
Exterminator 2 (1984)
Storyline and costumes of the "Mad Max" saga are alluded to.
The Terminator (1984)
Dark portrait of the humanity in a not too distant future.
Neighbours: Episode #1.9 (1985) (TV Episode)
Danny calls Max "Mad Max".
Wild Maneuvres (1985)
The villains.
Weird Science (1985)
In the scene outside the mall when Lisa is leaving, Ian introduces Max to her as "Mad Max"
Road Avenger (1985) (Video Game)
main inspiration for this game
Punky Brewster: Baby Buddies, Inc. (1985) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
The Laughter Show: Episode #3.1 (1985) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Dustin & Les during their duologue.
The Zero Boys (1986)
Deadtime Stories (1986)
Poster in Rachel's room.
Les frères Pétard (1986)
Brigitte says her first boyfriend looked like the guy in Mad Max (meaning Mel Gibson).
Family Ties: Paper Lion (1986) (TV Episode)
Alex: "I do not want a three-year-old brother who looks like Mad Max."
R.O.T.O.R. (1987)
Poster is homaged.
Hiding Out (1987)
Clinton refers to Andrew/Max as "Mad Max" in his rap song.
Akira (1988)
Badlands 2005 (1988) (TV Movie)
Post-apocalypse, cars and gangs.
Cyborg (1989)
Gibson is a nod to the Mad Max films starring Mel Gibson, which Gibson starred as a former policeman who lives in a post-apocalyptic Australia as a warrior, after his family is murdered by an evil motorcycle gang.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Robot Holocaust (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "You think they shop at the same place Mad Max does?"
Escape from Madness (1990)
Tape seen.
Lionheart (1990)
A man seeking justice after his friend/brother is brutalised, burned alive & left for dead
On the Up: Maggie's Dad (1990) (TV Episode)
Maggie asks who played the lead role in the Mad Max trilogy.
Ein Schloß am Wörthersee: Der Ehrengast (1990) (TV Episode)
a poster is visible in Idas room
Motormouth: Episode #4.4 (1991) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Lesley Garrett.
Hard Boiled (1992)
Tony Leung's boat is called Mad Max
Goof Troop: Max-imum Protection (1992) (TV Episode)
PJ refer to Max as Mad Max.
Goof Troop: Great Egg-Spectations (1992) (TV Episode)
PJ refers to Max as Mad Max.
Designing Women: Love Letters (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Outlander (1992) (Video Game)
There are several unofficial visual reference to the Mad Max universe in the entire game.
At the Movies: Mad Dog and Glory/El Mariachi/Rich in Love/The Last Days of Chez Nous (1993) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "El Mariachi" review.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Warrior of the Lost World (1993) (TV Episode)
Grunge Girls, you're wanted on the Mad Max set
Lovejoy: Pig in a Poke (1993) (TV Episode)
Eric inquires if the famous actress starred in the Mel Gibson movie.
True Romance (1993)
Mentioned in Clarence's "That's a Movie" speech.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Alien from L.A. (1993) (TV Episode)
"Sad Max?"
Mega Man X (1993) (Video Game)
The villain Vile's Japanese name "VAVA" is based on Bubba Zanetti
At the Movies: When a Man Loves a Woman/PCU/With Honors/No Escape/The Favor (1994) (TV Episode)
In his review of "No Escape" (1994), Gene Siskel says that in its best moments it reminded him of the "Mad Max" movies.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
The chopper owner is named Zed. The Zed Runners is the name of the motorcycle gang in Mad Max (1979).
Blown Away (1994)
Max has a novelty plate on his car that says "Mad Max".
Max (1994)
The protagonist is called Mad Max serveral times.
Contra: Hard Corps (1994) (Video Game)
The battle with the motorbike gang at the start of Stage 3 is strongly reminiscent of the Mad Max film series
What's Up Doc?: Episode #3.30 (1995) (TV Episode)
Mad Max trilogy mentioned by Dan Falzon.
Bushwhacked (1995)
The main character on the news are refered as "Mad Max Grabelski".
See You (1995) (TV Movie)
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Tori Amos (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on The Joe Pesci Show
Pusher (1996)
movie poster on the wall
Vampirella (1996) (Video)
Forry has a poster of this movie in his room
Sam in a Pram (1996) (Short)
Daria: Esteemsters (1997) (TV Episode)
An image of Daria as Mad Max was shown during the end credits.
Sabrina the Teenage Witch: The Big Sleep (1999) (TV Episode)
Salem jokingly calls Zelda "Mad Max."
Bleeder (1999)
Fear Effect (2000) (Video Game)
Australian mercenary.
Excel Saga: Legend of the End of the Century Conqueror (2000) (TV Episode)
Koshi Rikdo is wearing the Warrior Costume
The Patriot (2000)
Cum to Live (2001)
Movie poster on outside of bedroom door.
Meat Market 2 (2001) (Video)
Dawson's Creek: Four Scary Stories (2001) (TV Episode)
Pacey tells Karen that she's living in a "Mad Max post-apocalyptic world".
RoboCop: Prime Directives (2001) (TV Series)
Mad Max: The Film Phenomenon (2002) (Video)
Sigurna kuca (2002) (Short)
Reign of Fire (2002)
Taxi 3 (2003)
The cop car trying to intercept Daniel's taxi in the first sequence is called Intercepteurs. Even the cops' look is slightly reminiscent of the Mad Max cop uniforms, but in white.
The Movie Hero (2003)
mentioned by lead actor Jeremy Sisto
Anthony Bourdain's a Cook's Tour: Mad Tony: The Food Warrior (2003) (TV Episode)
"Well, well, well. Looks like Mad Max himself."
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
The scene where Skinner's burned arm reaches for Tom Sawyer mimics a similar scene for Mad Max.
The Simpsons: My Mother the Carjacker (2003) (TV Episode)
Homer writes to Die Hard asking if he knows Mad Max
Turkey Shoot: Blood and Thunder Memories (2003) (Video)
Roger Ward notes that he played Fifi in this film.
Saw (2004)
Recommendation to saw feet rather than chain
The Punisher (2004)
The way Frank's wife and son are run down and the way Frank runs after them are nearly identical to Mad Max. Also Frank gets shot in his left leg, as Max does.
The Last of the Knucklemen: Interviews (2004) (Video)
This film, which the late Byron Kennedy was head producer on, and whom also was a producer on "The Last of the Knucklemen", is referred to by Tom Burstall in an interesting anecdote about Byron having the payroll for the movie, and sleeping with a gun under his pillow.
Murderball (2005)
In Murderball, one of the people talks about the wheelchairs being like a Mad Max version of wheelchairs.
Gallipoli: Interview with Peter Weir (2005) (Video)
Peter Weir refers to seeing Mel Gibson for the first time at a 'Mad Max' preview it being the first part of George Miller's trilogy.
Interview with Mel Gibson (2005) (Video)
Mel Gibson refers generally to his earlier feature film work prior to 'Gallipoli'.
Thrills and Nuclear Spills: The Making of 'The Chain Reaction' (2005) (Video)
Mentioned. Discussion. Poster.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 8002 (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Wayne during "Title Sequence".
Peep Show: Mugging (2005) (TV Episode)
Jeremy tells Mark that Mad Max is going to happen.
Entrenched: The Making of 'Gallipoli' (2005) (Video)
Mentioned once.
The Birth of a Queen: Directing a Drag Classic - The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (2005) (Video)
Director Stephan Elliott states that crew members had worked in the desert on "Mad Max" movies and that "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" was a complete contrast to these films in terms of costume colours.
Inside the Australian Outback with Warwick Moss (2005) (Video)
Dialogue about terrain resembling something out of a Road Warrior movie.
Biker Mice from Mars: It's the Pits (2006) (TV Episode)
"That underground dump full of rejects from a Mad Max flick".
Monk: Mr. Monk Is on the Air (2007) (TV Episode)
The shock jock goes by the name "Mad Max."
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Angel's long, lonely car drive is a reference to Max's long drive for justice. There are also several other revving-up-the-cop-car nods to this film.
Dinosaurs Alive (2007) (Short)
mentioned when describing the drive through the desert
Nitro (2007)
Max is called Mad Max
Total Drama: Off the Chain (2007) (TV Episode)
when Chris see Dunkans bike he mentions mad max
Never Back Down (2008)
Max is called Mad Max
Iron Maiden and the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (2008) (Video)
"Stallions of the Highway", by Saxon, is sung over clip.
Exit Speed (2008)
driver is called Mad Max
Top Gear Australia: Ford vs. Holden! (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Charlie Cox during Steve Bisley's introduction.
A Word with Bob Ellis (2008) (Video)
Mention of Mad Max films.
Resident Evil 5 (2009) (Video Game)
Chris's "Warrior" costume is a homage to this movie, complete with a sawed-off shotgun
Top Gear Australia: Episode #2.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned after it is revealed that Steve Bisley is the only celebrity to set a faster lap time than Ian Moss in the Proton Satria.
Top Gear Australia: Episode #2.6 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Warren Brown after Brendan Jones beats Steve Bisley's lap time.
Rude Tube: Heroes & Villains (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Alex.
Cinéman (2009)
Referenced at the end of the movie.
Broken Hill to the Flinders (2009) (Video)
The Mad Max movie franchise series is referred to.
After Armageddon (2010) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by an interviewee.
Richard Roeper & the Movies: Edge of Darkness (2010) (TV Episode)
Listed as one of Mel Gibson's previous movies
Lemmy (2010)
Lemmy is described as being like this
NCIS: Guilty Pleasure (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by McCadden, and then DiNozzo quotes a line from the film.
30 for 30: Straight Outta L.A. (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Bill Plaschke
En prácticas: Instituto RTVE (2010) (TV Episode)
talking about apocalypse movies
The Big Box: Deep Throat (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.83 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says Mel Gibson will play "Even Madder Max"
Home and Away: Episode #1.5150 (2010) (TV Episode)
Xavier mentions this
Beyond the Grave (2010)
The stylized vehicle with the police siren driven by the lonely and quiet main character are among the references to the Mad Max post-apocalyptic world.
Shattered: Sound of a Strap (2010) (TV Episode)
Joseph calls Ben "Mad Max" because of the erratic way he drives.
Castle: Under the Gun (2010) (TV Episode)
Castle notes that driving in NY is like a Mad Max movie.
Fallout: New Vegas (2010) (Video Game)
The leather armor, reinforced, as well as the lightweight leather armor also bear a strong resemblance to the armor worn by Max in the series.
Top Gear Australia: Episode #3.2 (2010) (TV Episode)
When Ewen Page brings a Ford XB Falcon to the sailing on Lake Eyre challenge, he mentions that it was used in Mad Max.
1000 Ways to Die: The End Is Weird (2010) (TV Episode)
#873 Bad Max title reference
Top Gear: Apocalypse (2010) (Video)
Mentioned on this DVD.
The Simpsons: How Munched Is That Birdie in the Window? (2010) (TV Episode)
Moe says, "Forget about Detroit; them people is livin' in 'Mad Max' times."
The Big Box: The Thirsty Dead (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Big Box: A Christmas Story (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: The First Couple: TMNT (2010) (TV Episode)
Critic refers to gang members as being from Mad Max: The Musical
Errors in Geography: Moonlight Stalker (2010) (Video)
Film's visuals are partially inspired by a station master scene of that film.
Bellflower (2011)
mentioned in dialogue
Recoil (2011)
Mentioned in dialogue.
RuPaul's Drag Race: RuPaul's Hair Extravaganza (2011) (TV Episode)
Shangela's outfit is compared to one from the film.
Detroit Wild City (2011)
Referenced by the Black Monk
Duke Nukem Forever (2011) (Video Game)
The skull in the desert with a bommerang from Mad Max can be seen.
Conan: The One Where Conan Does That Thing (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced during interview with ' Rep. Donald McGuire
Alyce Kills (2011)
Mentioned in dialogue
Sons of Anarchy: Una Venta (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Top Gear: At the Movies (2011) (Video)
Castle: Cuffed (2011) (TV Episode)
Castle references the film by name when suggesting they cut off Beckett's arm to get out of the handcuffs.
Brows Held High: Goodbye 20th Century (2011) (TV Episode)
"After their car broke down, the cast of Mad Max decided to go hikiing."
Room 237 (2012)
Poster is shown.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.59 (2012) (TV Episode)
The movie title is used sarcastically to descibe Mel Gibson's latest personal rant.
Brows Held High: Sleeping Beauty (2012) (TV Episode)
points out the actor who played the Toecutter.
The Thick of It: Episode #4.7 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Malcolm.
Count It Down: Sequels Better Than the Originals (2013) (TV Movie)
Mad Max 2 is the sequel to Mad Max.
The Cinema Snob: The German Chainsaw Massacre (2013) (TV Episode)
"Look, The Toecutter just showed up."
Australia's Next Top Model: Episode #8.6 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during a week's challenge which was shot at Broken Hill.
After Hours: Which Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland Is Most Fun? (2013) (TV Episode)
Daniel said he wants live in that sort of world.
Machete Kills (2013)
When Voz, (Gibson), speeds away in the armored buggy in the third act, the light through the slotted windshield is reference to Mad Max in his Interceptor
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIV (2013) (TV Episode)
Closing credits: "Bobby 'Mad Max' Ton"
Parenthood: Speaking of Baggage (2013) (TV Episode)
Hank calls Max "Mad Max"
Naked Vegas: Cosplay and Steampunk (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Bad Movie Beatdown: Shepherd (2013) (TV Episode)
"...When some Mad Max reject cannibal..."
Anime Abandon: Apocalypse Zero (2013) (TV Episode)
"In the 21st century, Fist of the North Mad Max Judge Dredd happened."
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Jordan refers to his father as Mad Max several times throughout the film.
The Forbidden Dimensions (2013)
Numerous homages to the Mad Max movies in the Wasteland Weekend scenes.
Parenthood: Promises (2014) (TV Episode)
Hank calls Max "Mad Max".
Face Off: Guitar Gods (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
The Americans: Comrades (2014) (TV Episode)
Stan finds a bootlegged VHS in the FBI evidence lock up.
Broforce (2014) (Video Game)
Bro Max is a parody of Mad Max
A Fine Step (2014)
When Cal is wearing his leg brace, Tucker tells him he looks like Mad Max.
Top Gear: Best of Australia: Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Ewen mentions the film
Revenge: Ashes (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ben
The Cinema Snob: Turkish First Blood (2014) (TV Episode)
"...or Turkish Mad Max Destroys a Fucking Mountain."
Charlie Brooker's Wipe: 2014 Wipe (2014) (TV Episode)
Brooker on the situation in Ukraine: "A cross between Mad Max and a live performance of Stomp that had spiralled out of control."
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #5.18 (2015) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question; photo of the Interceptor shown
Life Is Strange (2015) (Video Game)
Chloe refers to Max as Mad Max on a text conversation in episode 2.
The Night Crew (2015)
Chachi: "This is like some Mad Max shit!"
Chicago P.D.: Say Her Real Name (2015) (TV Episode)
Character named Mad Max
Face Off: The Dream Team (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Mad Max: Cast and Crew Interviews (2015) (Video)
Interview with cast & crew
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Charlize Theron/Tom Brokaw/Death Cab for Cutie (2015) (TV Episode)
Charlize Theron mentions that her upcoming movie Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) is a re-imagination of the original Mad Max movie starring Mel Gibson
Tosh.0: High School Football Fan (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
The Cinema Snob: Hard Knuckle (2015) (TV Episode)
points out Steve Bisley from both films, and because Hard Knuckle is a Mad Max knock-off, there are references throughout the review
Half in the Bag: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Someone Has to Review It!: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) (TV Episode)
Film is discussed in this episode
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 1 June 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike Golic says he would not see a remake of this movie or the Mad Max movie currently in theaters
Honest Game Trailers: Fallout 3 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Reading the Book of the Senseless (2015) (Short)
"U Mad?" close to the name "Max Damage" on Page 2; "Jim Mongoose" on Page 7 is also a reference to Jim Goose.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Part of a question
Nostalgia Critic: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) (TV Episode)
Critic talks about the original film
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) (TV Episode)
Mel Gibson as the original Mad Max mentioned.
Chicago Fire: A Taste of Panama City (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Gravity Falls: Weirdmageddon: Part 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
The "Discount Auto Mart" Warriors.
Egg Cetera: Eggs or Ceased Part I: Mad Maxi (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference and sequence.
Honest Game Trailers: Borderlands (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Honest Game Trailers: Star Wars: Battlefront (2015) (TV Episode)
Max Rockatansky mentioned
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8819 (2016) (TV Episode)
In order to avoid Ken, Gail and Audrey lie that they are going to see Mad Max and that they have seen all the films in the franchise.
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Black & White (2016) (TV Episode)
'Mad Haxorus'
Fuller House: Mad Max (2016) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Simpsons: The Marge-ian Chronicles (2016) (TV Episode)
Seen on magazine cover
The Alchemist Cookbook (2016)
referenced in dialogue
The Enabler: Wrath of Kaldar (2016) (Short)
It is referenced.
Merrick: I'll Spew on Your Grave (2016)
The gang "The Toekutterz" are named after "The Toecutter"
Traceroute (2016)
mentioned by name
The Voice: Blind Auditions 5 (2016) (TV Episode)
Ronan Keating describes the stage as Avatar meets Mad Max after Bella Maree's audition.
Mad Max, univers brûlant (2016) (TV Mini-Series)
Documentary about the 'Mad Max' saga
Jay Leno's Garage: Anarchy on Wheels (2016) (TV Episode)
Jay quotes a line from the film
Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #12 (2016) (TV Episode)
Colin mentions it.
Nerve (2016)
Ty is referred to as "Mad Max" by JP Guerrero during a party.
Animals Unleashed: Bad Max (2016) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Road Games: Audio Interview with Grant Page (2016) (Video)
This film which Grant Page worked on is referred to.
The Cinema Snob: Grease 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
"...with Mad Maxwell right behind her."
Brad Neely's Harg Nallin' Sclopio Peepio: For Charlize (2016) (TV Episode)
Jeffrey Tambor's advice is to watch this movie.
Flip Flappers: Pure XLR (2016) (TV Episode)
The episode's visuals take inspiration from the imagery of the franchise
Flip Flappers: Pure Audio (2016) (TV Episode)
A movie poster of MAB MAX, which is a play on MAD MAX, hangs in Sayuri's aparmtnet
Nostalgia Critic: The Top 11 Best Movie Sequels (2017) (TV Episode)
Critic briefly discusses the original
Outside Xbox: 7 Nobodies Who Were the Real Hero (2017) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned.
Honest Trailers: John Wick (2017) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown
The Wardrobe (2017) (Video Game)
Mad Max was listed among the phone numbers.
Talking Dead: New Best Friends (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew Lincoln when talking about the fight scene between Rick and Winslow.
Switched at Birth: Four Ages in Life (2017) (TV Episode)
Ally: ''This guy came out of nowhere covered in spikes and chains like an extra from a Mad Max movie.''
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #3.4 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jakub Kohák.
MenT: Prohodili me sklem (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ment.
Best of the Worst: Biohazard, Slaughter High, and Kill Point (2017) (TV Episode)
Mike Stoklasa talks about Mad Max ripoff films.
Kicking & Screaming: Jungle Love (2017) (TV Episode)
One of the contestants mentions this movie by name
Neighbours: Episode #1.7572 (2017) (TV Episode)
Finn mentions a local screening
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Time Travelers (2017) (TV Episode)
"This is like Mad Max but without all the cool driving."
Supernatural: All Along the Watchtower (2017) (TV Episode)
Dean says "we've got Lucifer on this side, we've got Mad Max world on that side"
Video Buck: R.O.T.O.R. (2017) (TV Episode)
poster shown
The Joe Rogan Experience: Owen Benjamin (2017) (TV Episode)
Owen Benjamin says Mad Max is a right-wing style apocalypse, as opposed to a left-wing one.
Ryan Hamilton: Happy Face (2017) (TV Special)
Referenced in Ryan's act
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Max und Moritz Reloaded (2017) (TV Episode)
The episode of the episode is named "Mad Max and Mental Moritz Mass-Murder Molotov-Cocktail"
30-LOVE (2017)
The director has stated that he is profoundly influenced by Mad Max. Several of the shots during the driving sequence are an homage to the Australian indie film. In particular, the shot of Kelly's husband driving in the rain while falling asleep is a reference to the last shot of Mad Max.
Pevnost Boyard: Episode #2.5 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Libor Boucek.
Stranger Things: Chapter One: MADMAX (2017) (TV Episode)
Title reference and Max's arcade name.
Bus Party to Hell (2017)
Fair Game: Extended Interview with Cassandra Delaney from 'Not Quite Hollywood' (2018) (Video)
This film is referred to a couple of times.
Ready Player One (2018)
Poster seen when Parzival changes outfits.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Gray Star Mutual (2018) (TV Episode)
Jake: "It's not 'Mad Max'!"
Ibiza (2018)
Harper's boss mentions this in her final rant
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Animated Trailer Extravaganza 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
Outside Xtra: Cyberpunk 2077: 8 Things We Bet You'll Do in Cyberpunk 2077 (2018) (TV Episode)
A still from the film is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: The Evolution of the Purge Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Youth Condemn (2018)
Title is referenced and dialogue quoted
The Rookie: Crash Course (2018) (TV Episode)
Motta calls Nolan Mad Max on their first encounter
A Tale of Two Sillies (2018)
The famous "eyeball" shot was originally going to be referenced on the coffee house TV in scene 6 but due to lack of rights granted to the production for use it was instead reenacted by the Yendis Character.
Honest Trailers: Venom (2019) (TV Episode)
"Sad Max"
The Lego Movie 2 Videogame (2019) (Video Game)
In Apocalypseburg, the characters, vehicles, and scenery closely resemble those in the "Mad Max" films.
Frankie Boyle's New World Order: Episode #3.1 (2019) (TV Episode)
Film is mentioned by name.
Mickey Mouse: Outback at Ya! (2019) (TV Episode)
Mad Mob Chase through the Outback reference.
iZombie: Dot Zom (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when discussing a possible apocalyptic future.
Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled (2019) (Video Game)
The Rustland Grand Prix is based on Mad Max.
438 Days (2019)
Referred to in dialogue
Films Under Constant Critique: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Rogue One (2016) (2019) (TV Episode)
Maverick says some of the early scenes in Force Awakens look kind of like Mad Max and The Road Warrior.
Van Helsing: Together Forever (2019) (TV Episode)
Violet says what kind of Mad Max shit is this.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Franchises that Need Another Sequel (2019) (TV Episode)
The "Mad Max" franchise is #1.
Swarm (2020) (Short)
The dystopian setting is an homage to Mad Max.
Talking Dead: Look at the Flowers (2020) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chris Hardwick.
The Joe Rogan Experience: Lex Fridman (2020) (TV Episode)
Joe Rogan brings up the movie.
The Cinema Snob: The Revelation Road Trilogy (2020) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Night Shade with Michael Malice: Episode #1.350 (2020) (TV Episode)
Michael Malice makes a reference to the franchise.
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Legacy (2020) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Jon Favreau.
Vintage Video: Friday the 13th (1980) (2020) (TV Episode)
Jessica Bayliss mentions this movie in the ranking segment.
The Joe Rogan Experience: Tom Papa (2020) (TV Episode)
Joe Rogan makes a reference to the movies.

Featured in 

Century of Cinema: 40,000 years of dreaming (1997) (TV Episode)
An excerpt of this film is featured.
Mad Max: The Film Phenomenon (2002) (Video)
20 to 1: Great Aussie Movies (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Watchmen (2009)
It is playing on ozymandias' monitors.
Love the Beast (2009)
Clips shown
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Mel Gibson.
20 to 1: Blockbuster Heroes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Max Rockatansky.
Special Collector's Edition: Especial sonido (2011) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Rich Hall's Continental Drifters (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips shown, Rich Hall discusses this film.
CineMaverick TV: Episode #1.15 (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Cars (2013) (TV Episode)
The Pursuit Special is #8.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sleeper Hit Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Mad Max is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cult Classics: Action (2014) (TV Episode)
Mad Max is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Action Movies of the 1970s (2014) (TV Episode)
Mad Max is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Badasses (2014) (TV Episode)
Max Rockatansky is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Post-Apocalyptic Landscapes in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Future Australia is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Depictions of the Future (2014) (TV Episode)
The future depicted in Mad Max is #8.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Movie Trilogies (2015) (TV Episode)
The "Mad Max" trilogy is #7.
The Blockbuster Buster: A Look Back @ the Mad Max Trilogy (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Lost in Adaptation: Watchmen: Part 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The Madness of Max (2015)
clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Badass Movie Drivers (2015) (TV Episode)
Max Rockatansky is #6.
Honest Trailers: Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Movie Characters of the 1970s (2016) (TV Episode)
Max Rockatansky gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Action Movies with Surprisingly Low Kill Counts (2016) (TV Episode)
Mad Max is #4 with a kill count of 9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Reluctant Heroes in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Max Rockatansky is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Action Movies That Needed More Action (2016) (TV Episode)
Mad Max is #1.
Scope (2017) (Video)
clip shown
The Andrew Klavan Show: Trump's Hope, Dem's Apocalypse (2018) (TV Episode)
Andrew Klavan mentions the title character.
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction: Dark Futures (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
De Kijk van Koolhoven: Post-apocalyptische film (2018) (TV Episode)
discussed & footage shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Dark and Gritty Action Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
The "Mad Max" franchise is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies with the Biggest Pop Culture Influence (2019) (TV Episode)
The "Mad Max" franchise gets an honorable mention.
Vintage Video: Mad Max (1979*) (2020) (TV Episode)
The movie is reviewed. Clips are played.
WatchMojo: Top 20 Best B-Movies of All Time (2020) (TV Episode)
Mad Max is #7.

Spoofed in 

Strange Brew (1983)
Xaver (1986)
similar gangs, guy standing on open car while driving
Mad Maxine (1992) (Video)
"Mad Maxine" spoofs "Mad Max".
Roundhouse: Beauty (1992) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as 'Mad Max Factor'
The Last Border (1993)
Spoofed throughout.
Virtual Bart (1994) (Video Game)
The post apocalyptic driving level is a parody.
Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip (1999) (TV Movie)
Rat Race (2001)
Home Movies: Time to Pay the Price (2002) (TV Episode)
The opening film that Brendon and co make is a parody of this, complete with Australian accents.
Purple Gas (2003)
Passion to the Max (2006) (Short)
Mad Max car in film driven by character Mel Gibson
Mad Max Sweded (2010) (Short)
'Sweded' version of it (amateur funny remake).
Phineas and Ferb: What a Croc!/Ferb TV (2012) (TV Episode)
Characters are dressed in post-apocalyptic gear while chading Baljeet
Apocalypse X (2014) (Video)
Imitation of the Mad Max films, replete with character given an Australian accent for no other reason
Inspector Gadget: Beyond Gadgetdome/Brain Drain (2015) (TV Episode)
Gadget watches an 'Angry Arnie' movie based on 'Mad Max'.
Corner Gas Animated: Bone Dry (2018) (TV Episode)
The scene where the townsfolk drive to Corner Gas for fuel parodies the Mad Max series of films.
The Simpsons: The Clown Stays in the Picture (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie crew drive in a caravan in the desert, spoofing a scene frequently seen in the "Mad Max" movies.

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