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The Wild Ride (1960)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  17 June 1960 (USA)
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A rebellious punk of the beat generation spends his days as an amateur dirt track driver in between partying and troublemaking. He eventually kidnaps his buddy's girlfriend, kills a few ... See full summary »

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Johnny Varron
Georgianna Carter ...
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Donna Dabney
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John Holden
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A rebellious punk of the beat generation spends his days as an amateur dirt track driver in between partying and troublemaking. He eventually kidnaps his buddy's girlfriend, kills a few police officers and finally sees his own life end in tragedy. Written by Tiff Banks

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From roaring hot rods to the racing big time!

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Rated PG-13 for teen drinking and anti-social behavior, and for brief language | See all certifications »
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Truly Awful
4 January 2003 | by (Grand Rapids, MI) – See all my reviews

Has to be one of the worst movies of all time. Only partially redeemed by Nicholson and the hot rod roadster driven by one of his gang members and the "hipster" dialogue that is so laughable. The dirt track race is the lamest movie race ever put to film.


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