Release: June 25, 1975
Release: June 25, 1975

In a futuristic society where corporations have replaced countries, the violent game of Rollerball is used to control the populace by demonstrating the futility of individuality. However, one player, Jonathan E., rises to the top, and fights for his personal freedom and threatens the corporate control. The year is 2018. There is no crime and there are no more wars. Corporations are now the leaders of the world, as well as the controllers of the people. A violent futuristic game known as Rollerball is now the recreational sport of the world, with teams representing various areas competing for the title of champion. The defending championship team, the Houston team led by the determined ten-year veteran Johnathan E., are looking to repeat as champions. However, Bartholomew, the sinister corporate head, wants Johnathan to retire, even though he is the most respected athlete of his time. Johnathan's rebellious quest will not come out with complications, both for him and his teammates, after he decides to continue playing despite Bartholomew's threats. James Caan .... Jonathan E. John Houseman .... Bartholomew Maud Adams .... Ella John Beck .... Moonpie Moses Gunn .... Cletus Pamela Hensley .... Mackie Barbara Trentham .... Daphne John Normington Shane Rimmer .... Rusty, Team Executive Burt Kwouk .... Japanese Doctor Nancy Bleier .... Girl in Library Richard LeParmentier .... Bartholomew's Aide Robert Ito .... Strategy Coach for Houston Team Ralph Richardson .... Librarian

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7 years, 5 months ago
This wasn't meant to be a game. Never.
    10 years, 6 months ago
    It was not too bad, could have done with a little more imagination. I always remember the scene where the Japanese guy punches the American in the back of the neck a leaves him paralysed. Looks dated but; its miles better than the re-make.
      14 years ago
      This is a cool movie, no matter how boring some people think it is!
        7 years, 5 months ago
        This still wasn't meant to be a game. Never.
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