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Six Pack (1982)

PG | | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 16 July 1982 (USA)
Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases ... See full summary »

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Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases down the miscreants, who turn out to be six orphan children. He has no recourse to the law, for the corrupt local sheriff takes most of the proceeds of their thievery in exchange for not putting them in an orphanage. They are charming rogues who are in turn charmed by him. Disliking their arrangement with the sheriff, they stow away with him, and he finds himself becoming a reluctant stepfather. Thanks to their enthusiasm and incredible mechanical know-how, he begins to make a name for himself on the racing circuit. But the sheriff doesn't take kindly to losing his extra income... Written by Paul Emmons <pemmons@wcupa.edu>

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Kenny Rogers is Brewster Baker. His racing career was going in reverse, until six car-crazy kids joined his pit crew and put him back on the track. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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16 July 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Clã dos Seis  »

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$20,225,989 (USA)
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Trivia

The name of Brewster Baker (Kenny Rogers)'sracing-car team was "Brewster Baker and his Six Pack". See more »

Goofs

When after Swifty busts Brewster out of jail and Sheriff John and Deputy Otis chase after Brewster's motor home, a camera truck can be briefly seen to the extreme left of the screen following the motor home. See more »

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Sheriff: Get your asses out here on the double!
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Referenced in Silver Spoons: Village of the Darned: Part 2 (1984) See more »

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I Got a Name
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Music by Charles Fox
Played at the bar in Biloxi
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Suitable for kids
6 February 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I vaguely remember watching this movie as a child... at least younger than 10 and I remember loving this movie. Much is said about the sexual overtones blah blah blah, but I can tell you, as a child watching this movie, and the reasons I liked watching it, I remember the green van, the river, the winning, the forgiving.... but not once do I (remembering as a child, cause I haven't seen it since I was a child, although I want too) attribute child sexuality towards it.... Kenny Rogers helping the kids... .that's all I remember... so for all of you bible basher's who condemn films for sexual overtones... kids don't care... they see differently to what you do.... just ask them!!!


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