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Cannonball Run II (1984)

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

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Cast

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Betty
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Veronica
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Jill, Lamborghini Babe
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Marcie, Lamborghini Babe
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The Sheik who competed at the last Cannonball Run, is berated by his father for not winning it. So he tells him to go and win. Problem is that there is no Cannonball Run. So his father tells him to make one of his own. He puts up a million dollars as the prize. So former Cannonballers J.J. and his buddy Vince join, as does Blake and Fenderbaum and some other characters. But Blake and Fenderbaum owe a mobster some money and the mobster owes some other guy more. He then decides to grab the Sheik and hold him for ransom so he can pay the guy back. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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The popcorn is in the lobby. The nuts are on the screen. See more »

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Action | Comedy

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29 June 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Auf dem Highway ist wieder die Hölle los  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,223,948 (USA) (1 July 1984)

Gross:

$28,078,073 (USA)
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Trivia

According to his memoirs, Sir Roger Moore was again offered the role of Seymour Goldfarb, but turned it down, feeling the joke could go no further. His final female companion had been injured in a car crash on the last day of shooting the original film, which was also influential in his refusing the sequel. See more »

Goofs

During the end credits, Shawn Weatherly's name is misspelled as Shawn Wetherly. See more »

Quotes

[while Terry and Mel try to get a car from Cal, the chimp plays with the phone]
Uncle Cal: Stop it, boy! I told you not to play with the phone!
[Cal hangs up the phone]
Uncle Cal: Damn chimp costs me three hundred a month in wrong numbers.
[the chimp starts throwing things at Cal]
Uncle Cal: Hey! Stop it, you primate! That's it, I've had it with you! 'Scuse me, boys. I need to teach this boy some manners. Hey, son.
[Cal hits the chimp with his hat. The chimp hits him back and knocks him across the room]
Uncle Cal: Now you stepped in it.
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

Referenced in My Name Is Earl: Guess Who's Coming Out of Joy (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Like a Cannonball
Written by Milton Brown, Steve Dorff, and Snuff Garrett
Performed by Menudo
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Still funny. Quit ya belly-aching everyone and relax.
28 October 2002 | by (England, UK) – See all my reviews

This film was good to watch and was still funny. Ok its not the best film in the world but i still found it funny and many still do. The chimp was cool and so were the rest of the cast. It was also a bonus to see Richard Kiel in the film (hes the big 7'2" tall man who pushed 4 men along the floor in the fight scene) Watch it everyone and just Relax. Overall I'd give it 7 out of 10


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