Mad Max Behind Thunderdome: on set with Aunty Entity


Late 1984, early 1985, in the middle of Australian summer, Tina Turner was filming the movie Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, alongside Mel Gibson. She performed the role of Aunty Entity. It was Tina’s childhood dream to become a movie star: aged 45 she realized that dream. The movie was recorded in the scorching heat of the Australian desert: people passed out on the set. However, Tina enjoyed every single second of it: she has often referred to this experience as one of the most enjoyable of her career. Continue reading for some on set photos of Aunty Entity in full attire!

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10 responses to “Mad Max Behind Thunderdome: on set with Aunty Entity

  1. mark

    LUVED TINA IN THIS MOVIE, SHE LOOKED GREAT, SOUNDED GREAT AND ACTED HER BUTT OFF, JUST LUVED IT. I WISH THE PHOTOS WERE LARGER.

  2. Hey Mark, thanks for your comment. You can see the photos in larger version if you click on the “permalink” under the picture. Then you’ll have the photo in another window. Click on “full size is 1408×2083” to get the real size of the image and you’ll see that they are in great definition !-)

  3. Deva

    Wow! Thank you for sharing. Those pics are classic just like the movie.

  4. QUE BUENAS FOTOS!!!!!!!!!!

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  9. Are there any pictures in existence of the back of the iconic chain maille dress without her wig in the way or clear shots of the pauldrons? I am in love with this creation!

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