Six-String Samurai
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This high-camp, independent fantasy adventure mixes elements of comic books, Westerns, post-apocalyptic science fiction (particularly The Road Warrior (1981)), chop-sockey action films, Elvis Presley musicals, and road pictures into a postmodern stew. Jeffrey Falcon is Buddy, a samurai guitar player wandering through a dystopian, alternate-reality America. In 1957, the Russians dropped nuclear bombs on the country, which is now mostly a barren wasteland of sand dunes, save for "Lost Vegas," which has become the new U.S. capitol and the residence of Elvis, who is now quite literally… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"'Vegas needs a new king.' That, right there, is all you need to know plotwise of this ridiculously fun no-budget actioner."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"Lance Mungia's high energy genre soup is a hoot, a low budget indie action film that embraces its limitations with a spare grunge-chic look..."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Nitrate Online
"Will remain an obscure and sequel-less cult classic, having achieved that status out of sheer weirdness rather than greatness."
‑ Brian Mckay, eFilmCritic.com
"So here's two good performers and a good idea, gorgeous camera work....and nothing else. The idea was funny but I thought it was executed poorly at times."
‑ Karina Montgomery, Cinerina
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