A wild, illegal, and popular cross-country car race is organized, and the eccentric entrants will do anything to win, including low-down, dirty tricks. Written by
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You'll root for them all...but you'll never guess who wins.
Did You Know?
Legendary odds-maker Jimmy the Greek had a cameo in this movie where he did a scene with Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. Jimmy the Greek and Dean Martin both grew up in Steubenville, Ohio and were friends since childhood. See more
When the Cannonballers are standing around listening to the Instructions, the camera pans through the crowd. J.J. and Victor are standing nowhere near Marcie and Jill. The camera cuts to the speaker, then pans the crowd again. In a close up, J.J. and Victor are right next to Marcie and Jill. See more
Isn't that J.J. McClure?
He's nothing. Don't worry about him. It's the Blimp next to him! The Blimp! When he puts on that mask, he'll blow your goddamn doors off!
An animated car drives around the 20th Century Fox logo, hiding out in the zero. It is chased by a police car, which crashes into one of the searchlights. The sequence ends with Burt Reynold's trademark laugh. See more
Referenced in Psych: Mr. Yin Presents
The Cannonball Run
Written by Chuck Mangione
(as C. Mangione)
Performed by Chuck Mangione See more