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Race with the Devil (1975)

 -  Action | Horror | Thriller  -  June 1975 (USA)
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Two couples vacationing together in an R.V. from Texas to Colorado are terrorized after they witness a murder during a Satanic ritual.

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Alice
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Sheriff Taylor
Clay Tanner ...
Delbert
Carol Blodgett ...
Ethel Henderson
Phil Hoover ...
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Ricci Ware ...
Ricci Ware
Paul A. Partain ...
Cal Mathers
James N. Harrell ...
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Karen Miller ...
Kay
Arkey Blue ...
Arkey Blue
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Wes Bishop ...
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Frank and Roger and their wives take off for Colorado in a recreational vehicle, looking forward to some skiing and dirt biking. While camping en route, they witness a Satanic ritual sacrifice, but the local sheriff finds no evidence to support their claims and urges them to continue on their vacation. On the way, however, they find themselves repeatedly attacked by cult members, and they take measures to defend themselves. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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If you're going to race with the devil, you've got to be as fast as Hell! See more »


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June 1975 (USA)  »

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SEK 973,425 (Sweden)
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The chase scenes involving the motor-home and it's various stages of worsening damage were used as stock footage for an episode of The Fall Guy. See more »

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Despite the fact that they are vacationing in January, and everyone has heavy coats on at the beginning of the movie, when the couples arrive at the RV park, everyone is swimming in the pool. See more »

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Roger Marsh: Hey everybody! Lighten up! It's all over!
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Perfect drive-in fare
30 March 2006 | by (The Man-Cave) – See all my reviews

Let's hop into the wayback machine and return to the North Cedar Drive-In Theatre in Spokane, Washington, circa 1975. It's hot and muggy and my best friend and I are seeing maybe the fortieth movie of the summer, sitting in my Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser or his 12 year old F-250 (I can't remember which). We sit back to watch Race With the Devil, an obvious B-grade horror flick we've heard great things about from friends.

I haven't seen Jack Starrett's RWD since that night in the summer of '75, but I distinctly remember how good it was, how merrily hell-bent-for-leather the action was, and the way it tied into our goofy fear of Satanic cults and human chains thirty years ago. If you were around the greater Spokane area (now there's an oxymoron!) way back when, you must have heard the stories coming out of Rathdrum, Idaho, north of Coeur d'Alene. This flick was shot in the southwest, but with all the rural versions of urban legends clanking about the Idaho Panhandle, Race With the Devil seemed like a home movie.

I believe the movie made a gob of money that year.

I recommend Race With the Devil in no small part for the fact that it's obvious the people involved are having a great time, a must for a low-budget movie. It has the pacing and the chills to scare teenagers wearing long hair and bell bottoms and, I'm sure after I order a copy from Amazon, it will put a grin on the face of this paunchy, middle-aged nostalgist.


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