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Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It. (1970)
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Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It. (1970)
Original name: Gas-s-s-s!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A gas is let loose upon the world that kills anyone over 25 years old.
Style: humorous, offbeat, biting, futuristic, suspense, cynical, experimental, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: pregnancy, rock, satire, end of the world, apocalypse, survival, gangsters, crimes, on the road, heroes, obsession, politics, music band, save the world, fascism, graphic violence, starting over, obsessive quest, love affair, experiment gone awry, danger, social differences, society, chaos and mayhem, sport team ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future, 1960s
Place: texas, alaska, new mexico

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A Boy and His Dog (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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The Beach Party at the Threshold of Hell (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the concept of "New America" in the year 2097, two decades after a nuclear apocalypse, Tex Kennedy, two robotic ex-secret service agents, and a female cannibal journey to find a famously dangerous area known as the "Threshold ...
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Time: future
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Don't Look Up (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
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Duration: 94 min.
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