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Return to Macon County (1975)

 -  Drama  -  26 April 1976 (Sweden)
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In 1958, two teenagers take their pride and joy, a hopped-up Chevy, and start a cross-country journey to enter it in the National Championship drag races in California. Along the way they ... See full summary »

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Junell
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Sergeant Wittaker
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Big Man in Coffee Shop
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Sam Kilman ...
Cook
Bill Moses ...
Sheriff Jackson
Pat O'Connor ...
Officer Harris
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In 1958, two teenagers take their pride and joy, a hopped-up Chevy, and start a cross-country journey to enter it in the National Championship drag races in California. Along the way they hook up with a pretty but dingy waitress who quits her job and hops in their car--and turns out to be more trouble than they thought--drag-race a gang of town punks who lose to to them and then accuse them of cheating, and come up against a local cop who is obsessed with putting these two "juvenile delinquents" in jail. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Entering Macon County. No Speed Limit. No Law. No Mercy. See more »

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26 April 1976 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Jakten på gjengen  »

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$800,000 (estimated)

Gross:

SEK 1,146,410 (Sweden)
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As "Weird Tom" and his gang are in their car on the search for the film's heroes, one can clearly see various '60s and '70s cars through the rear windshield (the film is set in 1958). See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood's Hottest Car Chases (2010) See more »

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Johnny B. Goode
Sung by Chuck Berry
Courtesy Chess/Janus Records
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Never a dull moment!
31 January 2002 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

This was one I watched fifty times on late-70's cable. This movie never lets up for a second as it's filled with great action, pretty girls, great 50's music and bad dialogue. Not to mention a young Nick Nolte and Don Johnson! How can you go wrong? The car is incredible too, I used to think the "extra juice" they'd give it during drag races was the wildest thing. The crazy cop is hilarious. I used to look for "sail rabbits" after seeing this one haha. Not to be missed, especially by car fans of fans of films set in the 50's.


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