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Fireball Jungle (1968)

Ambitious driver, wanting to get to the top of the stock-car circuit, gets mixed up with gangsters.

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Nero Solitarius
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Sammy (as Lon Chaney)
Alan Mixon ...
Ronald Elwood 'Cateye' Meares (as Allan Mixon)
Randy Kirby ...
Steve Cullen
Chuck Daniel ...
Marty
Nancy Donohue ...
Ann Tracey
Vicki Nunis ...
Judy (as Vicky Nunis)
Tiny Kennedy ...
Nightclub Singer
Mercy ...
Themselves (as The Mercy Group)
Billy Blueriver ...
Moose
Babs Beatty ...
Fruit Stand Woman
Candy Stebbins
Pat Rast
Sharon Cramer
Linda Roberts
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Ambitious driver, wanting to get to the top of the stock-car circuit, gets mixed up with gangsters.

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'CATEYE'...a SAVAGE BRUTE KING of a jungle of hot rods and barracuda babes!

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Featured in Petrified Beast from the Frozen Zone (1990) See more »

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Fireball Jungle
Written by Tiny Kennedy
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Stuff like this causes suicide amongst projectionists
18 August 2000 | by (Midland, Texas) – See all my reviews

Stupid plot, stupid dialog, stupider situations, all leading up to a really stupid car chase at the end. This is the kind of stuff that gets purposefully left off of resumes. I saw this back in 69 as part of a double feature (they used to show you two movies for the price of one--really, it was standard operations.) I don't remember the other movie because it wasn't nearly as dumb. But somehow I seem to remember having to watch this turkey twice--no doubt the fault of my then-girlfriend, who would drag me out of movies because she couldn't follow the plot. I thought of this film immediately when I learned that IMDB has a "Bottom 100" list. This needs to be included.


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