With a title like Turbo, says filmmaker Jarrett Conaway, it's simple to put across that the movie is either about arcade-style fighting or cars. Here, Turbo is about kicking, not cars. Simple, right?
While most video game film adaptations suck, the low-budget, high-gloss Turbo has the advantage of not being based on an existing game. The Tron meets The Karate Kid short was filmed for under $100,000.