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Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)

PG | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 17 May 1974 (USA)
Larry Rayder is an aspiring NASCAR driver, Deke Sommers is mechanic. As they feel they collectively are the best, the only thing that is holding them back is money to build the best vehicle... See full summary »

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Deke
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Donahue
Eugene Daniels ...
Hank
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Evelyn
Janear Hines ...
Millie
Elizabeth James ...
Dispatcher
Adrianne Herman ...
Cindy
T.J. Castronovo ...
Steve (as Tom Castranova)
James W. Gavin ...
Helicopter Pilot (as James Gavin)
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Surl
Ben Niems ...
Police Chief Markey
George Westcott ...
Bridge Operator
Tom O'Neill ...
Farmer
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Larry Rayder is an aspiring NASCAR driver, Deke Sommers is mechanic. As they feel they collectively are the best, the only thing that is holding them back is money to build the best vehicle possible. As such, they decide to rob a supermarket's office of the money in its safe to pursue their dream. On the most part, their robbery is successful, although their plan breaks down in its end phase, which doesn't allow them as much getaway time as they wanted. Another problem they face is an unexpected third person in their getaway, Larry's one night stand Mary Coombs, who doesn't like the fact that Larry ran off on her, although she eventually also says that she doesn't want any of the money. With a police scanner and two-way radio in their souped up Dodge Charger, they try to outrun the police, who have an identification of their vehicle, and a general description of the three. The police pursuit is led by the tenacious Sheriff Everett Franklin, who knows he and his team can catch them, ... Written by Huggo

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No one's faster than Crazy Larry, except Dirty Mary! See more »


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17 May 1974 (USA)  »

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La fuga del loco y la sucia  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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The Robert Hirschfeld listed in the credits as "Swapmeet customer #4" is the same Robert Hirschfeld who portrayed "Officer Leo Schnitz" in Hill Street Blues (1981). See more »

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The first getaway car is repeatedly referred to as a 1967 or 1968 Chevy by the police. It is actually a 1966 Impala and the differences between the model years are obvious. See more »

Quotes

Larry Rayder: Yeah, yeah. So we got off to a bad start. Well ya' know what it means when somebody like me gets off to a bad start? Not a God damn thing.
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Referenced in Grindhouse (2007) See more »

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Time (Is Such a Funny Thing)
Written by Danny Janssen and Bobby Hart
Sung by Marjorie McCoy
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Great movie
30 April 1999 | by (Columbus, Oh) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent, fun, fast moving cops 'n robbers car chase movie. Susan George is great (she's done a few car chases hasn't she, I'm thinking Eyewitness?) I do wonder why she hasn't done too many movies. Adam Roarke is good too as Peter Fonda's sidekick.

If you like fast cars and surprise endings, this is a good movie to watch. The surprise ending to this is so unexpected, nobody could've seen it coming. the most surprisingest surprise ending.

i give this movie 10 out of 10


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