The year is 2018. There are no wars. There is no crime. There is only...the Game. In a world where ruthless corporations reign supreme, this vicious and barbaric "sport" is the only outlet for the pent-up anger and frustration of the masses. Tuned to their televisions, the people watch "Rollerball": a brutal mutation of football, motocross and hockey. Jonathan E. (James Caan, Misery) is the champion player — a man too talented for his own good. The Corporation has taken away the woman Jonothan loves (Maud Adams, Octopussy) but they can't take away his soul — even if the diabolical corporate head (John Houseman, The Paper Chase) tells him he'd better retire or suffer the old-fashioned way. With its surrealistic imagery and tense action sequences, Rollerball grips you by the heart — and never lets you go!

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Rollerball (1975)

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Action/Sports/Science-Fiction · 2h 5m · 3/16/1994

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The year is 2018. There are no wars. There is no crime. There is only...the Game. In a world where ruthless corporations reign supreme, this vicious and barbaric "sport" is the only outlet for the pent-up anger and frustration of the masses. Tuned to their televisions, the people watch "Rollerball": a brutal mutation of football, motocross and hockey. Jonathan E. (James Caan, Misery) is the champion player — a man too talented for his own good. The Corporation has taken away the woman Jonothan loves (Maud Adams, Octopussy) but they can't take away his soul — even if the diabolical corporate head (John Houseman, The Paper Chase) tells him he'd better retire or suffer the old-fashioned way. With its surrealistic imagery and tense action sequences, Rollerball grips you by the heart — and never lets you go!

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Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

United States, United Kingdom

Production Company

Algonquin

Budget

$6,000,000

Revenue

$30,000,000
Cast
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James Caan

Jonathan E.
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John Houseman

Bartholomew
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Maud Adams

Ella
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John Beck

Moonpie
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Moses Gunn

Cletus
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Pamela Hensley

Mackie
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Barbara Trentham

Daphne
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John Normington

Unknown
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Shane Rimmer

Rusty, Team Executive
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Burt Kwouk

Japanese Doctor
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Nancy Bleier

Girl in Library
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Richard LeParmentier

Bartholomew's Aide
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Robert Ito

Strategy Coach for Houston Team
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Ralph Richardson

Librarian
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Miquel Brown

(unconfirmed)
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Steve Boyum

Biker (uncredited)
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Loftus Burton

Reporter (uncredited)
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Anthony Chinn

Reporter (uncredited)
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Abi Gouhad

Reporter (uncredited)
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David Griffin

Man Collecting Coats (uncredited)
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Alan Hamane

Biker (uncredited)
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Andy Ho

Reporter (uncredited)
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Robert Lee

Executive (uncredited)
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Bob Leon

Biker (uncredited)
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Angus MacInnes

Jonathan's Guard (uncredited)
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Mac McDonald

Executive (uncredited)
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Bob Miller

Game Announcer (uncredited)
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Bob Minor

Rollerball team member (uncredited)
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Alfred Thomas

Team Trainer (uncredited)
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Burnell Tucker

Jonathan's Captain of Guard (uncredited)
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Danny Wong

Biker (uncredited)
Crew
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Norman Jewison

Director
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William Harrison

Writer
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Norman Jewison

Producer
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Douglas Slocombe

Cinematograpy
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Antony Gibbs

Editor
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