Soylent Green (1973) Season 06 Episode 29

Just Disturbing, Eat People, Relatable Priest, Bad Cop, these are the words we are using to describe this weeks pick. Welcome to episode twenty-nine of season 6 of Flicks XRayed, this week we are living in the distant future of 2022 and are reviewing Soylent Green. Host, Riot Control Driver Tony is joined by co-host Strawberry Buying Bodyguard Sarah and guests The Furniture Joel, and Fat Guard Ryan. This week we play a game of Release Year for Dystopian Movies with Numbers, The Price is Right and The Flicks Awesome Lodge Word Game. So tune in as we discuss at length about Eating People, Dystopian World Building, Bad Cops, and sooo much more.

Our Ratings

Fat Guard Ryan 3

The Furniture Joel 3.5

Strawberry Buying Bodyguard Sarah 3

Riot Control Driver Tony 3

12.5/20   62%

Synopsis and Starring

Synopsis:  In a densely overpopulated, starving New York City of the future, NYPD detective Robert Thorn investigates the murder of an executive at rations manufacturer Soylent Corporation. With the help of elderly academic Solomon “Sol” Roth, Thorn begins to make real progress, until the governor mysteriously pulls the plug. Obsessed with the mystery, Thorn steps out from behind the badge and launches his own investigation into the murder.

Directed by Richard Fleischer

Starring
Charlton Heston as Detective Thorn
Edward G. Robinson as Sol Roth
Leigh Taylor-Young as Shirl
Chuck Connors as Tab Fielding

Game 1

Release Year for Movie Musicals

Soylent Green.……….1973

  1. Snowpiercer.……….2013
  1. Escape From New York.……….1981
  1. Children of Men……….2006
  1. District 9.……….2009
  1. A Scanner Darkly..……….2006
  1. Metropolis……….1927
  1. Blade Runner……….1982
  1. The Minority Report.……….2002
  1. Planet of the Apes……….1968
  2. Brazil……….1985
  3. Akira……….1988

Game 2

The Figures

Budget $4,000,000 (estimated)
Domestic:NA
Foreign: (New Zealand, July 8, 2021)$210
Bonus 1: What is the actual population of NYC?$8,400,000
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
Critic Ratings:
Audience Ratings:

69%
70%
IMDB Rating:71% (7.1)

Game 3

The Awesome Lodge Word Game

Movies Set in the Future that is now the past – Joel

  1. 2001 A Space Odyssey
  2. 12 Monkeys
  3. 1984
  4. Daybreakers
  5. G.I. Joe The Rise of Cobra
  6. Escape from L.A.
  7. Death Race
  8. I am Legend
  9. The Island
  10. Mad Max

Colour Movies – Ryan

  1. Blue Crush
  2. Orange County
  3. The Thin Red Line
  4. The Green Mile
  5. Yellow Submarine
  6. Purple Rain
  7. Black Swan
  8. The Pink Panther
  9. Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
  10. Jackie Brown

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