The plot is about a guile young terrorist who is able to blackmail a series of companies by placing home-made radio controlled bombs within the central attraction of amusement parks; roller coasters. The young man played by Timothy Bottoms gives a hard time to the cops after they give him UV marked money. He then wants revenge and places a bomb in a roller coaster at the most important amusement park event of the year. Written by
Watch out for the Man watching the Rollercoaster
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The movie featured over one hundred bit roles many of them in true "cinema verite" style being played by real life incarnations e.g. policemen playing policemen. See more
The last portion of the movie at Magic Mountain is depicted as taking place on July 4th but in fact it's easy to tell the filming was done during the winter months. The trees in the park are all dormant. See more
[after the young man tells Harry he is holding the bomb
Do I have your full attention?
Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Meteor
Written by Ron Mael
Performed by Sparks See more