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Moving Violation (1976)

PG | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | July 1976 (USA)
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Eddie Moore is a young drifter passing through the small town of Rockfield when suddenly he gets harassed by corrupt sheriff Leroy Rankin and his Deputy, Tylor. Later he meets up with ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Eddie Moore
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Cam Johnson
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Alex Warren
Lonny Chapman ...
Sheriff Rankin
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Rockfield
Jack Murdock ...
Bubba
John S. Ragin ...
Agent Shank
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Tylor
Michael Ross Verona ...
Harvey
Francis De Sales ...
Lawyer (as Francis de Sales)
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Mack
Richard O'Brien ...
Police Chief
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Deputy Frank
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Psychiatrist
George Ball ...
George the Cop
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Storyline

Eddie Moore is a young drifter passing through the small town of Rockfield when suddenly he gets harassed by corrupt sheriff Leroy Rankin and his Deputy, Tylor. Later he meets up with waitress Camille "Cam" Johnson and both skinny dip in a swimming pool owned by H.L. Rockfield, the richest man in the area. Later Tylor shows up at his mansion and starts criticizing his business practices, something that he doesn't know is Sheriff Rankin is also there and hears every word he said, he then shoots Tylor and staggers away and manages to seek refuge in the back of Cam's van. Felling his reputation as Sheriff will be tarnished if anyone finds out about it. He blames Eddie and Cam for the killing and puts out an APB. Endess car chases and shootouts ensue as they try to stay alive. Written by Jmac1988

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If you steal it, roll it and wreck it - you're a Moving Violation. See more »


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Escape de pesadilla  »

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Trivia

Producer Julie Corman gave birth to a new baby girl shortly after production wrapped. See more »

Goofs

Several stunt people are visible during the car chase scenes, including two stunt drivers who are clearly wearing crash helmets and when Mack, played by Dick Miller, crashes into the water and angrily pounds the top of his car, it's not Miller, but his stunt double. See more »

Quotes

Eddie Moore: Even if we do go to trial, who's going to believe what she says or what I say? A bastard with a badge. That's who they'll believe.
Alex Warren: What the hell are you gonna do? Run all your life, like a criminal? Where you gonna go?
Eddie Moore: [loading his gun] We're going to Mexico.
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Not Bad Drive-In Fare
24 June 2000 | by (Iowa City, IA) – See all my reviews

A wildly uneven but watchable combination of violent melodrama and car-chase comedy, about an unassuming young couple who stumble onto a murder and end up on the run, framed by the redneck sheriff who actually committed the crime. This is a 1970's drive-in picture, made to order. The comedy and violence tend to clash and cancel each other out, but the performances are good and the action well-staged for such a low budget film. Worth a peek on a slow night, but nothing to stay up for.


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