Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and a spectacular, enclosed arena come together to form the 'Death Race', the biggest, most brutal event.
|Companies||Impact Pictures, Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Cruise/Wagner Productions, H2S2 Filmproduktionsgesellschaft, Scion Films|
|Countries||United Kingdom, United States of America, Germany|
|Keywords||prison, martial arts, car race, dystopia, matter of life and death, street race, remake, prison guard, prison escape, exploding building, vehicle combat, car crash, violence, car fire, action hero|