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Silver Dream Racer (1980)

 -  Drama | Sport  -  September 1983 (USA)
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A young hot-headed motorbike enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast machine which was designed by his brother. He successfully gets the finance for it, and uses the bike ... See full summary »

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Nick Freeman
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Bruce McBride
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Cider Jones
Harry H. Corbett ...
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Jack Davis
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A young hot-headed motorbike enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast machine which was designed by his brother. He successfully gets the finance for it, and uses the bike to challenge for the world championship at Silverstone. Written by Jonathon Dabell <barnabyrudge@hotmail.com>

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A Dangerous Story of Love, Obsession and the Ruthless Spirit of Competition.

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September 1983 (USA)  »

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El gran triunfo  »

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Last feature film of 'Harry H Corbett'. See more »

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Referenced in The Last Horror Film (1982) See more »

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Silver Dream Machine
Written by David Essex
Sung by David Essex
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Not as great as I remember but OK considering.
2 March 2005 | by (Wales) – See all my reviews

When you think this is over 25 years old it ain't so bad. Sometimes the acting leaves a lot to be desired and some of the locations have you wondering if its U.S. or U.K. but the grand finale is still worth the wait.

I didn't realise there was an alternate ending and I'm disappointed the DVD I bought from Play didn't have both endings not just the one made for the US market.

I won't spoil it too much but I don't think it's really an alternate ending just 5 seconds shorter.

If you're around my age the theme song at the end of the movie will bring back memories and probably get you singing along.


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