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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
He's hot on the track... and off!
See more »
Did You Know?
Prior to being cast, director Hal Needham
visited star Burt Reynolds
on the set of Best Friends
(1982). Needham, who had signed on as director for this movie, said: "Even though I didn't ask Burt to star in 'Stroker' - I knew his schedule was pretty full - he called me a short while later to tell me he wanted to be in it. I guess Burt realized he'd have a good time working on the movie and that it would be a fun one for people to see. Since I love working with Burt, I naturally accepted his offer. After all, 'Stroker Ace' is the kind of movie Burt and I do best." See more
During the start of the climactic 'final race of the season' the race cars are shown rolling onto the track from their pit road lineup positions. As they roll away, we see a closeup of a wheel and tire; the lettering on the tire (the word "Goodyear", etc.) is a reversed/mirror image. See more
What are you doin' now, Dad?
Oh, I make jewelry.
[Dad shows a piece of jewelry to Stroker and Pembrook
Oh, that's real pretty, isn't it? What do you make it out of?
Organic matter? Manure.
Kinda makes you the Cartier of ca-ca.
What Have You Got To Lose
Written and Performed by Larry Gatlin See more