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Spinout (1966)

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Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.

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Cynthia Foxhugh
Diane McBain ...
Diana St. Clair
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Susan
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Les
Jack Mullaney ...
Curly
Will Hutchins ...
Lt. Tracy Richards
Warren Berlinger ...
Philip Short
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Larry
Carl Betz ...
Howard Foxhugh
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Bernard Ranley
Una Merkel ...
Violet Ranley
Frederick Worlock ...
Blodgett (as Frederic Worlock)
Dave Barry ...
Harry
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Storyline

Mike McCoy is the lead singer for a band combo and part-time racecar driver trying to get by when he is persued by a trio of very different women who want his hand in marriage. The first is Les, the female drummer of his band, The second is Cynthia, a spoiled heiress and Daddy's girl. The third is Diana, a writer of books on men. Written by Anonymous

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...singing! ...chasing! ...racing ...romancing! ...swinging! See more »


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14 December 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Never Say No  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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Una Merkel's final movie. See more »

Quotes

Diana St. Clair: As soon as I domesticate you - get you housebroken - you'll be the best husband a girl ever had.
Mike McCoy: Husband?
Les: [clangs her cymbals to interrupt the conversation] Over my dead body!
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All That I Am
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Written by Sid Tepper & Roy C. Bennett
Performed and Sung by Elvis Presley
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27 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Spinout (1966)

** (out of 4)

Mindless but sometimes fun film about a stockcar driver (Elvis) who must choose between marrying a rich girl (Shelley Fabares) or driving her mean father's car in a big race, which could get him a lot of money. Elvis sings nine songs in this movie and they're actually all pretty bad and they make for the worst part of the film. The movie story once again features Elvis involved and having trouble with various women but it plays out okay with a nice ending but the real fun comes from all the racing footage, which certainly looks fake but it's still fun. It's also fun seeing Elvis drive 100 mph without messing up his hair. The supporting cast are decent but Cecil Kellaway and Una Merkel steal the show with their few scenes. Elvis also gives a nice performance in the scene he does with them teaching them that being old doesn't mean things are over.


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