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Release Date:
5 August 1982 (Australia) See more »
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Suddenly it was no longer a game. See more »
Plot:
This film collects just what it was like to be in Australia in the early 80's. It's about hot cars, hot chicks and hot times... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Excellent movie for gearheads See more (14 total) »

Cast

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Terry Serio ... Mike
Deborah Conway ... Julie

Max Cullen ... Rebel
Richard Moir ... Fox
Penne Hackforth-Jones ... Dave
Vangelis Mourikis ... Tony
Grahame Bond ... Jagger
Bob Barrett ... Workman
Warren Blondell ... Lee
Jon Darling ... Workman
Peter Davies ... Ram's Mate
Kristoffer Greaves ... Starter
Paul Johnstone ... Lecherous Garage Attendant

Chris Haywood ... Photographer
Maurice Hughes ... Foreman
Tim McLean ... Photographer's Assistant
Brian McNevin ... Fox's Timer
Sno Norton-Sinclair ... Ram's mate
Robin Ramsay ... Dad
Geoff Rhoe ... Ram
Keli Roberts ... Sheryl

Annie Semler ... Joan
Jacki Simmons ... Nurse
Gerry Sont ... Victor
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Directed by
John Clark 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Barry Tomblin 

Produced by
Mark Egerton .... associate producer
Pom Oliver .... producer
David Roe .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Peter Crosbie 
 
Cinematography by
David Gribble 
 
Film Editing by
Stuart Armstrong 
 
Production Design by
Greg Brown 
 
Costume Design by
Roger Monk 
 
Production Management
Barbara Gibbs .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Egerton .... first assistant director
Tony Wellington .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Syd Butterworth .... sound
 
Stunts
Peter West .... stunt driver
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Burr .... camera operator
Kevan Lind .... director of photography: second unit
 
Other crew
George Zukiwskyj .... production design assistance
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Fast Lane Fever" - USA (video title)
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83 min
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Cars featured in this movie included a 57 Chevy Coupe, a Ford Falcon GTHO Phase III XY, an HK Monaro, and a Dodge Challenger.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the opening scene Fox is racing a yellow 1969 HT Holden Monaro. When the HT crashes over the VW it changes into a 1968 HK Holden Monaro. Note tail lights.See more »
Quotes:
Rebel:[Mike's trying to drive the '57 Chev, but not very well] You're puttin' on the agony, mate, but you're missin' all the style!See more »
Soundtrack:
It All Comes Runnin' BackSee more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Excellent movie for gearheads, 25 April 2003
Author: m3ch from Texas, usa

This is a great,but not widely known movie here in the states. It has some excellent cars,especially the blown 57 chevy.

Times when Nitrous was not widely known and just becoming popular.

some pretty decent racing,but a little corny. This movie is know here in the states as "Fastlane Fever" also!

enjoy!

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