Death Race 2000

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Death Race 2000 is a 1975 American science fiction action film[4] produced by Roger Corman, directed by Paul Bartel, and starring David Carradine. The film takes place in a dystopian American society in the year 2000, where the murderous Transcontinental Road Race has become a form of national entertainment. The screenplay is based on the short story The Racer by Ib Melchior.[5]

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Death Race 2000
Theatrical release poster by John Solie
Directed byPaul Bartel
Screenplay byRobert Thom
Charles B. Griffith
Based onThe Racer
by Ib Melchior
Produced byRoger Corman
StarringDavid Carradine
Simone Griffeth
Sylvester Stallone
Louisa Moritz
Don Steele
CinematographyTak Fujimoto
Edited byTina Hirsch
Music byPaul Chihara
Distributed byNew World Pictures
Release date
  • April 27, 1975 (1975-04-27) (United States)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$5–8 million[1][3]