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Every 'Mad Max' Movie, Ranked Best to Worst 

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Updated October 1, 2019 353 votes 142 voters 3.1k views 4 items

These are the best Mad Max movies the franchise has to offer. Max has been thrilling fans of post-apocalyptic movies since the late '70s. All the Mad Max movies are considered classics or memorable at the very least. That being said, one of them has to be the best of the Mad Max franchise. Will it be the original Mad Max movie that first came out in 1979 or maybe the reboot, Mad Max: Fury Road from 2015, will make it to the top of the list? You can help decide with your votes.

If you've ever asked yourself, how many Mad Max movies are there? Look below to see all the films featuring your favorite road warrior listed in order of popularity so new fans will know what to watch first. They are also listed with the years they were released so you can choose to watch them in chronological order as well.

Your votes will help determine the best movies in the Mad Max franchise. Vote up the movies you loved and vote down the ones you didn't like to ensure the right film makes it to the top of the list.

Mad Max 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every 'Mad Max' Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
Photo: Warner Bros.

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 98%

Worldwide Gross (US): $23.7 million

Actors: Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Vernon Wells, Virginia Hey, Arkie Whiteley, + more

Released: 1981

Directed by: George Miller

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Mad Max: Fury Road is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every 'Mad Max' Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
Photo: Roadshow Films, Warner Bros.

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%

Worldwide Gross (US): $378.9 million

Actors: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Nicholas Hoult, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, + more

Released: 2015

Directed by: George Miller

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Mad Max is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every 'Mad Max' Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
Photo: Roadshow Film Distributors

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90%

Worldwide Gross (US): $100 million

Actors: Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley, Reg Evans, Roger Ward, + more

Released: 1979

Directed by: George Miller

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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdo... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every 'Mad Max' Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
Photo: Warner Bros.

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Worldwide Gross (US): $36.2 million

Actors: Tina Turner, Mel Gibson, Rebekah Elmaloglou, Bruce Spence, James Napier Robertson, + more

Released: 1985

Directed by: George Ogilvie, George Miller

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