MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 34,096 this week

Ride in a Pink Car (1974)

 -  Drama  -  June 1974 (USA)
5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 56 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 2 critic

A man, thought to be dead, returns to his hometown in Florida. He finds his wife re-married and the town now ruled by corrupt forces.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 216 titles
created 18 Jun 2011
 
a list of 412 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 82 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Ride in a Pink Car (1974)

Ride in a Pink Car (1974) on IMDb 5.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Ride in a Pink Car.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Shout (1978)
Horror | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A traveler by the name of Crossley, forces himself upon a musician and his wife in a lonely part of Devon, and uses the aboriginal magic he has learned to displace his host.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski
Stars: Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt
Le moine (1972)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Ambrosio (Franco Nero) is a monk who is sexually tempted by an emissary of the Devil, a young girl in monk's robes. After he has committed numerous crimes, it appears that he will be caught... See full summary »

Director: Adonis Kyrou
Stars: Franco Nero, Nathalie Delon, Nicol Williamson
Mischievous (1996)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Jeff meets up with a woman named Angela with whom he raised hell in high school when he attends his class reunion. She has become obsessed with 'the rush' of being spontaneous and wants ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Sedan
Stars: Doug Jeffery, Jennifer Burton, Christopher Abraham
Neon Maniacs (1986)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A group of teenagers in San Francisco discover a nest of homicidal monsters living in a tower of the Golden Gate Bridge, but when they try to tell authorities, no one believes them.

Director: Joseph Mangine
Stars: Clyde Hayes, Leilani Sarelle, Donna Locke
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Chuck Scott plays a country western singer who goes back home to the hills of Carolina where he gots caught up in a feud between some homeboy moonshiners and "the Revenoores".

Director: Herschell Gordon Lewis
Stars: Charles Glore, Gordon Oas-Heim, Jeffrey Allen
Action | Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Christopher Lee returns as Sax Rohmer's insidious Asian villain Fu Manchu for the second of his five vehicles. This time Fu Manchu and his army of henchmen are kidnaping the daughters of ... See full summary »

Director: Don Sharp
Stars: Christopher Lee, Douglas Wilmer, Heinz Drache
Les femmes (1969)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Clara becomes a secretary who must cater to all the desires of the womanizing writer Jérôme, while he tries to write his memoirs.

Director: Jean Aurel
Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Maurice Ronet, Christina Holme
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Emidio Greco
Stars: Giulio Brogi, Anna Karina, John Steiner
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Lina Romay, Antonio Mayans, Lorna Green
Marta (1971)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A wealthy landowner haunted by the spectre of his dead mother has a fling with a beautiful fugitive who bears a striking resemblance to his missing wife, who may have been murdered.

Director: José Antonio Nieves Conde
Stars: Marisa Mell, Stephen Boyd, Jesús Puente
Swap Meet (1979)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A brainless teen comedy, pepped up with a few moderate erotic scenes. The plot: Roy is jealous of Sigi, who attracts Nancy's attention, and has two clumsy guys demolish Sigi's father's ... See full summary »

Director: Brice Mack
Stars: Jon Gries, Ruth Cox, Deborah Richter
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Carson is an American contraband runner approached by Tracy, a French woman who wants him to help rescue her brother from Albania where he is being held as a political prisoner.

Director: Terence Young
Stars: Van Johnson, Martine Carol, Herbert Lom
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
William Kerwin ...
Earl
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erni Benet ...
Rain 'Rainy' Eagle
John Carroll ...
Mr. Henry
...
Gid Barker
Lennie Dee ...
Jonathan
Edward Faulkner ...
Frank Barber (as Ed Faulkner)
Big John Hamilton ...
Big John
Ivy Jones ...
Sheryl
Minor Mustain ...
Buck
Bill Thurman ...
Barlow
Doug Vance ...
Rick Richman
Billy Welu ...
Luke
...
Jeff Richman
Edit

Storyline

A man, thought to be dead, returns to his hometown in Florida. He finds his wife re-married and the town now ruled by corrupt forces.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

There are two things in this world I hate... racial prejudice and Indians! See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

June 1974 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Megaman - Ein Söldner dreht durch  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A.W.O.L. Veteran's Attempt At Returning To His Home Town Meets With No Success.
23 October 2011 | by (Mountain Mesa, California) – See all my reviews

When Gid Barker (Glenn Corbett) returns from Army service in Vietnam to his home town of Benton, Florida, he is met by a less than civil welcome from many of his former friends. Gid is generally believed to have been killed in military action, but in reality is A.W.O.L. His former girlfriend Sheryl (Ivy Jones) is married to Gid's brother, his last employer will not rehire him because he was too greatly admired by female co-workers, all while numerous others in Benton would seemingly have much preferred that he actually had died in combat. Nevertheless, Gid perseveres in carrying out a plan to regain his former standing in the town. Unfortunately, he by accident kills the son of one of Benton's leading citizens, and the majority of the film is taken up with Gid's attempts to flee from a contingent of the townsfolk who are intent upon lynching him. The film lacks focus despite this bleakly propitious foundation, largely as a result of numerous subsidiary characters, too many of whom vanish following an initial strongly scripted appearance. Jones as Sheryl, although she refuses to believe that Gib is actually guilty of anything at all, displays few of those merits, physical or otherwise, that would attract a womanizing non-conformist such as is Gib. The title's pink vehicle is a brand new Plymouth Satellite Sebring, stolen by Gib from a moronic tourist and then virtually, and to no point, demolished by a stunt driver during several inane scenes. The work was shot entirely in Rubonia, Florida, close to Tampa, seemingly during a particularly hot spell, as the cast is drenched with perspiration, as is their clothing. Most of the cast and crew are residents of Florida, a clear benefit to what plainly is a small-budgeted production. Corbett, who co-starred with Martin Milner on the popular 1960s television series "Route 66", tries manfully to make sense of his role here, but this is a poor vehicle for him, since very little occurs to capture a viewer's sympathy, and the ending of the film is baffling, at best. The acting laurels go to Morgan Woodward, veteran Western film character actor, for maintaining his scenario established character throughout, despite tepid direction, and also erratic editing that prevents formation of a much needed sense of reality. Director of photography Jack Richards earns a viewer's approval, in this poorly staged affair, by some creative camera-work. The film is not available in DVD format, while a hard-to-find Genesis VHS release displays upon its box completely absurd photographic cover art: a snarling evildoer has a stranglehold upon a woman's neck with one hand while pointing a revolver to her skull with the other. Neither of these models appears in the movie; nor does the convertible auto that the woman is ostensibly driving; but, after all, a good deal of the entire production makes little sense at all.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Ride in a Pink Car (1974) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?