‘Furiosa’ End-Credits Scene Explained – The Mad Max Saga Comes Full Circle


Editor's Note: The following contains spoilers for “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga”

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  • Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga
    explore Furiosa's tragic backstory before
    Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The film features a montage during the credits that closes Furiosa's character arc
    Fury Road
  • Director George Miller has plans for another Mad Max prequel, which could involve the return of Tom Hardy.

This is impressive Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga it's even a movie that made it to theaters. While the original Mad Max director's trilogy George Miller was heralded for its impact on the action genre, the fourth installment Mad Max: Fury Road It spent many years in development hell and had a notoriously difficult production run. However, the enthusiasm for the film was significant enough that Miller created a new prequel film that tells the origin story of Mad Max: Fury Roadthe most outstanding hero. Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga also includes a mid-credit and post-credit point which pays homage to the legacy of Mad Max saga

while Mad Max: Fury Road outstanding Tom Hardy inheriting the role that Mel Gibson had occupied in the original trilogy, the real hero of the film was Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron), a warlord who rebels against the evil dictator Immortan Joe (Hugh Keays-Byrne). Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga refuses Theron with Anya Taylor-Joywhich shows the tragic childhood of a young Furiosa and the rise through the ranks of Joe's warriors. Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga it details the character's entire life up until the moment the audience first meets her Mad Max: Fury Road.

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

The origin story of the renegade warrior Furiosa before she meets and teams up with Mad Max.

Publication date
May 24, 2024

George Miller

How does 'Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga' end?

At the beginning of the movie, a young manFuriosa is kidnapped from her home in “The Green Place of Many Mothers” and hosted by the merciless warlord Dementus (Chris Hemsworth). Furiosa refuses to give information about her people's whereabouts and plans an ambitious escape as Dementus seeks to dominate other warlords. After Dementus got into a fight with a younger Immortan Joe (Lachy Hulme) and his War Boys, Furiosa is traded in exchange for control of the industrial center known as “Gastown”. Immortan Joe's intention is for Furiosa to become one of his breeding wives, however, she manages to mask her identity by posing as a War Boy and begins serving among his warriors.


'Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga' Review: Anya Taylor-Joy Can't Do This 'Fury Road'

We shouldn't compare it to 'Fury Road', but we can't help it either.

Miller's film explores Furiosa's backstory from her youth to the events of Fury Road. Along the way, we learn how he lost his arm, encountered the military leader of the Citadel, Praetorian Jack (tomBurke), and how he gets revenge on Dementus. However, when the credits roll, this is not the case enough the end of Furiosa's story.

'Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga' has an end credits montage

Anya Taylor Joy in front of a tanker in the desert in Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga
Image via Warner Bros.

The credits of Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga include a montage of critical moments from Mad Max: Fury Road, allowing Furiosa's character arc to be completely wrapped up. After years of being forced to serve cruel men, Furiosa finally has the chance to fight for herself and lead a cause she believes in. Given the tragic backstory detailed in Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, it makes sense that Furiosa would be so determined to get Joe's women to safety. Ultimately, he is fighting for them to have the happy life that has eluded him since childhood.

Mad Max: Fury Road it's the kind of all-time great action spectacle that's worth seeing multiple times in theaters, so any chance to relive some of its highlights is a movie buff's treat. Despite this, the events of Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga do Mad Max: Fury Road more tragic The iconic moment of Theron's screams is even more powerful as viewers understand why finding the green place is so important to her. Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga it also explains the connection Furiosa has with the older women who ultimately help her defeat Immortan Joe.

The final post-credit punch of Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga features the bird skull bobblehead which uses Nux (Nicholas Hoult) in Mad Max: Fury Road. Although this is a fun easter egg for one of the coolest characters in the Mad Max franchise, it's also a reminder of the new backstory given to the War Boys a Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga. It is revealed that none of the War Boys would think twice before sacrificing themselves for Immortan Joe, as a War Boy launches himself from the top of the Citadel to attack Dementus.

What's next for the Mad Max franchise?

Considering this Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga it gets wrapped up right where Mad Max: Fury Road begins, it seems unlikely that Taylor-Joy will reprise her role in another prequel film. Despite this, Miller has declared himself has plans for another Mad Max prequel. He revealed that he developed “not only every character's backstory, but every prop, every vehicle, every gesture” and “wrote a story about Max the year before I got there.” This would leave the door open for Hardy to reprise his role in another one Mad Max adventure

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