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Updated on November 3, 2016 by Sarah Hartland Sarah Hartland

7 Things You Might Not Know About the Making of 'Revelation Road'

Pure Flix Insider recently sat down with Gabriel Sabloff, the director of “Revelation Road 3: The Black Rider,” (coming to PureFlix.com Nov. 4) for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the film. Here’s what we learned about the making of this action-filled family movie:

1. Josh’s post-apocalyptic car is actually blue!

Blue Car - Revelation Road 3: Black Rider | Pure Flix

Under all that protective car armor, the car that Josh drives throughout the Revelation Road saga is actually a cool baby blue, seen in this clip from on set. 

Revelation Road 'Rider' car before make over  - Revelation Road 3: Black Rider | Pure FlixThe "Revelation Road" car before its makeover. 

2. Speaking of the car...

Pushing Car - Revelation Road 3: Black Rider | Pure Flix

In some scenes, it is being pushed by crew members rather than driven. This was to reduce noise and allow actors and crew to walk alongside the vehicle. 

3. The stunts were choreographed by famous stunt coordinator, Monte Perlin.

Stunts Gif - Revelation Road 3: Black Rider | Pure Flix

Monte has credits in over 80 movies, including titles like “Men in Black 3,” “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,” and Pure Flix titles “Do You Believe?,” “Mom’s Night Out,” and the first two “Revelation Road” films.

4. It was coooolllddd.

It was coooolllddd - Revelation Road 3: Black Rider | Pure Flix

Director Gabriel Sabloff told Pure Flix Insider: “We were shooting in the middle of winter, so there was at least two hours LESS of usable daylight every day. Another challenge was that it was bitterly cold for most of the production, especially in the swap meet scenes where we had over 200 extras and we were shooting between a bunch of grain silos that acted as a wind tunnel.”

5. Most of the movie was shot in Happy, Texas.

Happy, Texas - Revelation Road 3: Black Rider | Pure Flix

The small town of Happy is located just north of Amarillo.

6. More than 200 people showed up to be extras in the film despite the cold!

200 Extras - Revelation Road 3: Black Rider | Pure Flix

“We put out a casting call for extras for the Swap Meet scene,” says Gabriel. “We asked for locals to show up and bring their own post-apocalyptic outfit.  We had over 200 people show up in full costume, many of whom had skipped work or school to be there.”

7. Everyone had a lot of fun

A Lot of Fun - Revelation Road 3: Black Rider | Pure Flix

The cast and crew of “Revelation Road 3: The Black Rider,” worked tirelessly to put this action-packed family movie together, but they had a lot of fun doing it and can’t wait for you to see it!

“Revelation Road 3: The Black Rider,” comes out on PureFlix.com Nov. 4. You can watch it and thousands of other family movies for free during your one month trial at PureFlix.com. In the meantime, be sure to watch the first two movies: “Revelation Road: The Beginning of the End” and “Revelation Road 2: The Sea of Glass and Fire.

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