Demolition Man is a SciFi action movie released on October 8, 1993. The film has a popular star cast, including Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes in the lead role. The iconic film marked Marco Brambilla’s directorial debut and soon became famous for its success. It’s been 27 years since we last saw the future of the city of San Angeles in the movie.
The Plot of Demolition Man
The plot features an agent named Spartan and a criminal named Phoenix who are placed in the state of CryoPrison. They woke up after 36 years and it is then 2032. But the violent criminal Phoenix is back on the loose and Spartan must work with another agent named Lenina to arrest the killer.
To make you completely nostalgic, we re-watched the film for you and picked some Easter eggs from the film. Read on to know some of the unknown fun facts of Demolition Man that you might have overlooked before.
Easter eggs from Demolition Man
- If you remember the opening scene LA showed in disarray, which was undoubtedly very original for a movie, viewers kept wondering about its originality. The movies were shot just six months after the 1992 LA riots ended.
- The movie’s villain, Weasely Snipes, didn’t want to be part of the movie at first. Director Brambilla and the producer, Joel Silver, went to the set while shooting Rising Sun to convince him to play the role. However, the first choice for the role of Snipes was Jackie Chan who declined the request because he just didn’t want to be a villain.
- All the futuristic cars featured in the movie have been given by General Motors, including the concept model Ultralite.
- Lorry Petty was Huxley’s first choice, but later Sandra Bullock got the part because it didn’t work for the director.
- The violence hall museum showed the photos of the 1992 LA riots.
- Demolition Man is the first movie to be shot at the LA Convention Center after it was rebuilt in the 1990s.