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Cannonball Run II (1984)

 -  Action | Comedy  -  29 June 1984 (USA)
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The original characters from the first Cannonball movie race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.

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Our racers are back for a second cannonball run - the illegal race that takes place all over the country... Almost every star of the first film is here, along with new ones. Will J.J. McClure finally be the winner this time? Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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Fasten your seatbelts. Those crazy Cannonballers are at it again! See more »

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Action | Comedy

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29 June 1984 (USA)  »

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A Corrida Mais Louca do Mundo II  »

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$28,100,000 (USA)
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Four characters who were not given names in the original return and are given names: Jill, Marcie, Terry, and Mel. Strangely, Mel (Mel Tillis) is the only one of the four who wasn't recast. See more »

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Blake: We're gonna die. We're gonna die, we're gonna die. What do you think they're gonna do to us?
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Like a Cannonball
Written by Milton Brown, Steve Dorff & Snuff Garrett
Performed by Menudo
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These 2 movies have a special place in my heart
11 March 2003 | by (Northridge, California) – See all my reviews

Like I said, The Cannonball Run and it's wonderful sequel have been entertaining me since I was a little viewer and I love these two films. Once again Burt Reynolds and Dom De Luise joke and fool around through the entire movie. I think that the major reason that people give this movie bad reviews is that they take it too seriously. It is obvious that no one in the movie was taking it seriously. Like in the first one, it is as if everybody just decided to get together and make a movie for fun. The Cannonball Run films weren't made to win awards or further careers or make a statement. The Cannonball Run and Cannonball Run II were made to show that even big stars can goof off sometimes. It makes me wonder if all the movies the Rat Pack made were made for the same reasons. Anyways, I love this movie and think that it's great fun. The out takes at the end are hilarious and more, nay, all movies should have out takes. Bottom Line: Buy it, watch it until every gag is committed to memory, and live better for it. You're welcome.


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