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Checkered Flag or Crash (1977)

 -  Adventure | Comedy  -  March 1978 (USA)
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Like to watch off road hot-roding?
5 December 2000 | by (St. Louis) – See all my reviews

Good off road racing movie with shallow plot. Always a great rainy Sunday afternoon movie to have on when doing something else. Wish I could find a copy to watch again. Lots of big names when they were young. Still don't expect to find the meaning of life in this flick.


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