Stroker Ace, a champion NASCAR driver, is standing at the top of his career, but is getting fed up with having to do as he's told. In between rebelling against his sponsor (a fried chicken chain)'s promotion gimmicks (like making him dress up in giant chicken suit) he spends the rest of the movie trying to bed the buxom Pembrook. Written by
Jean-Marc Rocher <email@example.com>
He's hot on the track... and off!
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Did You Know?
Burt Reynolds famously turned down Terms of Endearment for this film, saying it was the biggest regret of his career. He had made a verbal commitment to Hal Needham to do this by the time he was offered the role Garrett Breedlove role in that film, but said in hindsight Needham could have waited, since "the world was not clamoring for another Reynolds car chase picture". See more
At the beginning of the final race at Charlotte during the pace lap, some of the cars are already damaged. NASCAR would not have let a driver start a race in a damaged car. See more
I thought all actors were egotistical hypochondriac sissies.
Well, they are. But I like'em.
I Feel A Heartache Comin' On
Written by Al Capps
& Phylis Molinary
Produced by Jim Foglesong
Performed by Terri Gibbs See more