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Midnite Spares (1983)

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After discovering that a group of car thieves may have something to do with his father's untimely death, Steve pursues the criminals and attempts to capture them as well as prove his prowess as a racecar driver.

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Cast

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James Laurie ...
Steve
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Ruth
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Tomas
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Wimpy
David Argue ...
Rabbit
Tony Barry ...
Howard
Graeme Blundell ...
Sidebottom
John Clayton ...
Vincent
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Harry Diaz
John Godden ...
Chris the Rat
Jonathan Coleman ...
Wayne Grubb
Amanda Dole ...
Janelle
Ray Marshall ...
Panton
Tessa Mallos ...
Maria Mintos
Deborah Masters ...
Sophie Diaz
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After discovering that a group of car thieves may have something to do with his father's untimely death, Steve pursues the criminals and attempts to capture them as well as prove his prowess as a racecar driver.

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Revenge is their business... and business is booming!


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17 February 1983 (Australia)  »

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CarCrash - Wir fahren den heißesten Reifen  »

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Mediocre car movie
2 May 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Despite an exciting trailer and raving reviews, I found myself somewhat let down on viewing this movie.

What should be an exciting and explosive Action/Adventure is really a bore of a car movie with "jokes" with the only highlight being the explosive action filled demolition derby of a finale, hence the reason this movie gets a 4 instead of a 2 or a 1.

If you do happen to rent or buy this movie, it's ideal to skip it the finale for the best car-related action sequence you are ever likely to see.

As a final point, I would like to say I was very disappointed by this cult movie, but was glad I at least saw it (Thank Jesus I didn't buy it). 4 stars out of 10.


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