'Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior' (1981), 'Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome' (1985) starring Mel Gibson

<b>Crisis conditions:</b> In the aftermath of nuclear war, anarchy reigns (at least in Australia), barbarians with punk hairstyles rule and tribal skirmishes break out over the control of gasoline.<br>
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<b>The hero's journey:</b> Reluctant drifter helps the less Darwinistically equipped (respectively, a group of people and a bunch of children) fend off the magnificently be-mohawked heathen hordes, thereby rediscovering his own squelched humanity.<br>
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<b>The look:</b> Black leather biker jacket customized with football shoulder pad, black leather pants (despite the heat of the Australian summer), fingerless gloves, steel-toed boots<br>
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<b>Weapon(s) of choice:</b> Sawed-off shotgun, souped-up hot rod

( Los Angeles County Museum of Art / June 12, 2013 )

Crisis conditions: In the aftermath of nuclear war, anarchy reigns (at least in Australia), barbarians with punk hairstyles rule and tribal skirmishes break out over the control of gasoline.

The hero's journey: Reluctant drifter helps the less Darwinistically equipped (respectively, a group of people and a bunch of children) fend off the magnificently be-mohawked heathen hordes, thereby rediscovering his own squelched humanity.

The look: Black leather biker jacket customized with football shoulder pad, black leather pants (despite the heat of the Australian summer), fingerless gloves, steel-toed boots

Weapon(s) of choice: Sawed-off shotgun, souped-up hot rod

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