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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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Release Date:
17 May 1974 (USA) See more »
They don't call them that for nothing. See more »
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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  (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
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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Also Known As:
93 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System) (uncredited)
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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Selected by Quentin Tarantino for the First Quentin Tarantino Film Fest in Austin, Texas, 1996.See more »
Continuity: After Deke and Larry leave Mary at the store to get something for Deke's hand, the windshield of the blue Chevy has a small crack on the left. The very next shot showing the windshield shows a much larger crack.See more »
Everett Franklin:This ain't no dirt track, roundy-rounder.See more »
Time (Is Such a Funny Thing)See more »


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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
What's the problem?, 5 May 2002
Author: arcanious ( from Columbus, Ohio

with a little senseless fun? I love movies like this, where you don't have to think too hard and try and figure out what's going on, just sit back and enjoy!

i'd say this kicks Smokey & the Bandit's tail!

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