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Dirty Mary Crazy Larry -- A thrill-seeking young woman joins a speed-crazy fugitive in a dangerous escape from a determined lawman.
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Dirty Mary Crazy Larry -- Clip: Car Chase

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Director:
Writers:
Leigh Chapman (screenplay) and
Antonio Santean (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
17 May 1974 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
They don't call them that for nothing. See more »
Plot:
Larry Rayder is an aspiring NASCAR driver, Deke Sommers his mechanic. As they feel they collectively are the best... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Fun and atmosphere See more (65 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Peter Fonda ... Larry

Susan George ... Mary

Adam Roarke ... Deke

Kenneth Tobey ... Donahue
Eugene Daniels ... Hank

Lynn Borden ... 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)

Al Rossi ... Surl
Ben Niems ... Police Chief Markey
George Westcott ... Bridge Operator
Tom O'Neill ... Farmer
Edna MacAfee ... Seller at Swapmeet (as Edna Macafee)
Don Coughlin ... Swapmeet Character
Sonny Dukes ... Swapmeet Character
Beau Gentry ... Swapmeet Character
Robert Hirschfeld ... Swapmeet Character (as Bob Hirshfield)
Bill Catching ... Roy Bailes (as William Catching)
Jody Carlson ... Telephone Operator
Tom Howard Jr. ... Trooper
Craig Kelly ... Trooper
Larry Luttrell ... Trooper
Gary McLarty ... Trooper

Bob Minor ... Trooper
Jerry Summers ... Trooper
Dick Warlock ... Trooper
Ted White ... Trooper
Jerry Wills ... Trooper
Al Wyatt Jr. ... Trooper

Vic Morrow ... Franklin
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Roddy McDowall ... George Stanton (uncredited)
Al Wyatt Sr. ... Bartender (uncredited)

Directed by
John Hough 
 
Writing credits
Leigh Chapman (screenplay) and
Antonio Santean (screenplay)

Richard Unekis (novel "The Chase")

James H. Nicholson  story (uncredited)

Produced by
Norman T. Herman .... producer
Mickey Zide .... associate producer
Susan Hart .... executive producer (uncredited)
James H. Nicholson .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Jimmie Haskell 
 
Cinematography by
Michael D. Margulies (director of photography) (as Mike Margulies)
 
Film Editing by
Christopher Holmes 
 
Production Design by
Philip Leonard (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Wes Dawn .... makeup artist
Charlene Johnson .... hairdresser
 
Production Management
Maurice Vaccarino .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stephen Lim .... second assistant director (as Steve Lim)
Ronald L. Schwary .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Michael Ross .... property master
 
Sound Department
Donald F. Johnson .... production mixer (as Don Johnson)
Fred J. Brown .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Kenneth Schwarz .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Greg Auer .... special effects
 
Stunts
Al Wyatt Sr. .... stunt coordinator (as Al Wyatt)
Bill Catching .... stunts (uncredited)
Gary McLarty .... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Minor .... stunts (uncredited)
Don Pike .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Smith .... stunts (uncredited)
Jerry Summers .... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Warlock .... stunts (uncredited)
Ted White .... stunts (uncredited)
Jerry Wills .... stunts (uncredited)
Al Wyatt Jr. .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dick Deats .... key grip
Phil Segura .... stillman
Gary Tandrow .... gaffer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carolyn Fitzsimmons .... second wardrobe mistress (as Carolyn Fitz-Simmons)
Phyllis Garr .... wardrobe mistress
 
Music Department
Ben Benay .... musician: guitarist (uncredited)
 
Other crew
James Boyd .... production executive
Terry Terrill .... script supervisor
 
Crew believed to be complete


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93 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System) (uncredited)
Certification:
Australia:M | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:12 | Norway:16 | Sweden:15 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (tv rating) | UK:15 (video rating) (1987) | USA:PG (MPAA rating: certificate #23794) | West Germany:16

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Trivia:
Filming started in the fall of 1973 during the time the USA highway markings changed from white to yellow. Whilst most of the roads in California had changed by then, there are several examples of shots where the old system shows in some frames and the new system in others. One chase in particular goes down a road with no markings, yet the new yellow markings are seen out the back of the car window.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: When they are waiting out the roadblock, and going into the tavern, you can quite visibly see the boom mic off to the left side of the picture. It's visible for the entire scene, probably a good 15 seconds, and it just keeps following the actors.See more »
Quotes:
Larry Rayder:You know what a man would do right now if he were smart?
Deke Sommers:What?
Larry Rayder:I don't know, I thought you'd know.
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Soundtrack:
Time (Is Such a Funny Thing)See more »

FAQ

Is the color of the '69 Dodge Charger yellow or green?
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Fun and atmosphere, 25 June 2000
Author: ronnie p from Toronto

Okay, Dirty Mary Crazy Larry is basically a car chase movie. However, this movie is nicely paced and well crafted for the this genre. Peter Fonda is the focal point as Larry, and he alternates between manic and gloomy, punctuating the action with humorous comments and a devil may care attitude. Adam Roarke as his mechanic/sidekick is the anti-Larry, a guy who is dealing with his own demons and is ready to step in when Fonda's character goes too far. Susan George is the wildcard in this movie. She latches on to Fonda and proves that she is not to be underestimated. The scene-stealer of the movie is Vic Morrow as the sheriff, who produces some of the best lines in this movie. When he gets in the chopper, the pilot says, "I just take orders" and Vic replies "Good, cause I give lots of 'em...let's go!". If this sounds like nothing special, check out this movie and you will see the other element which stands out, the atmosphere. Drawbridges, apple orchards, a small town flea market, dusty roads, big trucks etc. This is no "Dukes of Hazzard" mindless kind of car chase movie. There is a lot of intelligence and humor in the script, and it is well-paced and directed. An enjoyable movie to kill a couple of hours. I never said it was Citizen Kane!

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