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Darlene's into going fast, Hoover's into Darlene, but when they both get into a red-hot race car, the reckless fun accelerates into a trunk-full of hot pursuits. In HD.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Hoover Niebold
Christopher Norris ...
Darlene Kurtz
Brad David ...
Billy B. Westerby
Kathy O'Dare ...
Miranda Smith
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George Poole Jr.
Peter Isacksen ...
Junior Hale (as Pete Isacksen)
Jessica Potter ...
Lallie Chandler
Warren J. Kemmerling ...
Sheriff Niebold (as Warren Kemmerling)
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Dep. Jay Beah
Kedric Wolfe ...
Dep. Brookside
John Kramer ...
Dep. Sebastiani
W.L. Luckey ...
Dep. Gallo
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Clark
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Big Bubba Jones
Robert Broyles ...
Bud
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Darlene's into going fast, Hoover's into Darlene, but when they both get into a red-hot race car, the reckless fun accelerates into a trunk-full of hot pursuits. In HD.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Ron Howard pops the clutch, and tells the world..."EAT MY DUST!" See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

April 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Car  »

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Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

(Ryder Sound Services)

Color:

(Metrocolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The original title for this film was "The Car." See more »

Goofs

The Police Car that chases Hooker onto a farm changes from a 1972 Plymouth Satellite to a 1968-70 Plymouth Satellite before crashing into the mud puddle. See more »

Quotes

Darlene Kurtz: I feel like Goldilocks.
Hoover Niebold: Yeah, well, watch out for the three bears.
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) See more »

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Simply.....
19 November 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

.....one of the best movies ever made. Period. I saw this film as a young teen and it inspired me to make movies which I have done for the past 20+ years. Eat My Dust is a hilarious action packed comedy that has to be seen to be believed. Roger Corman and Ron Howard have captured lightning in a bottle with this one. Charles B. Griffith had NEVER been given the credit he deserved. I have seen this film a few dozen times and it gets better with each viewing. Dave Grisman's score is unforgettable. Dave Madden is screamingly funny as "big Bubba Jones". Sh*t on a twisty stick EAT MY DUST is the perfect car action comedy of the 70s


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