"Action park was like the movie The Purge" - Worker,
- 2020 Ranked: boxd.it/4zdAI
This owner is an asshole.
Action Park was an unregulated nightmare amusement park with rides that were incredibly dangerous and a staff of horny untrained teenagers. The movie catalogues the history of the park, all its dangers, and its inevitable decline. People in the film reflect on the park in nostalgic ways while also acknowledging the problems with the system that make this such a problematic case of negligence.
The film does a great job of placing the amusement park in context. First, it is an interesting reflection on unchecked, unregulated capitalism. It's amazing that some of this was allowed to happen. Second, the culture of…