W: Chuck Pfarrer & Ilene Chaiken [based on characters from
Dark Horse comics]
DP: Rick Bora
Ed: Peter Schink
Mus: Michel Colombier
PD: Jean-Phillipe Carp
Pamela Anderson-Lee (Barbara 'Barb Wire' Kopetski), Temeura
Morrison (Axel Hood), Victoria Rowell (Dr. Corina Devonshire), Jack Noseworthy (Charlie Kopetski), Xander Berkeley (Alexander Willis), Udo Kier (Curly), Steve Railsback (Colonel
Risible comic book adventure about a futuristic bounty hunter
which tried to launch Pamela Anderson's acting career.
The plot could be easily summed up as a post-apocalyptic
version of Casablanca set in a seedy strip club populated with a horde of unlikeable characters.
It should come as no surprise that the film was a huge flop
and Anderson's film career came to nothing. What may come as a surprise is that the film was so terrible that it caused the original source comic book series to discontinue shortly after this
film's cinematic release.
The opening "wet strip", in which Barb dances in a strip
club with her breasts hanging out of her rubber dress, while being sprayed with water, was suggested by Pamela Anderson after she was inspired by a nightmare she had, in which she was being
sprayed with champagne while performing a "nasty dance". David Hogan, who was under pressure to include more nudity, liked the idea, and threw out the movie's original opening to include