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Q: Did Tina Turner act in anything else after that Mad Max movie?

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Adam Thomlison / TV Media

Despite the fact that she earned surprisingly good reviews for her turn as the outlandishly named Aunty Entity in the generally outlandish "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome" (1985), the film didn't launch her into a new career on screen.

She only acted once more after that, with a much smaller part in the 1993 action comedy "The Last Action Hero."  She played the mayor of Los Angeles in the film, which was almost as over-the-top as "Thunderdome," but less well-received.

She actually acted twice before landing the "Thunderdome" gig, though both roles were much less of a departure from her normal persona.

She was one of several pop stars with acting roles in the 1975 film rendition of The Who's rock opera "Tommy." She played The Acid Queen, a manic, drug-dealing prostitute.

And in 1978 she appeared in the even odder musical film "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band." She was part of an actual crowd of pop stars and actors who appear at the end of the film to perform a massive rendition of the title track while visually recreating the cover of the Beatles album also of the same name (I said it was odd).

 

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