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Beckman driving a '55 Thunderbird on Route 66 hooks up with Johnny after hoodlum Hoot and his gang shoot his car. Continuous conflicts between Hoot and Beckman make Beckman and Johnny determant to teach him a lesson. Written by Edwin Cramer <ecramer@luna.nl>

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During the final scene when Beckman (Judge Reinhold) and Melissa (Kate Vernon) are driving off into the sunset, the music playing is the main theme to the early 60s TV series Route 66. See more »

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MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB
Performed by Warren Ham
Adapted and arranged by Gary S. Scott (as Gary Scott)
Written by Buddy Guy
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Pick up her suitcase, put it in the car, and get outta here.
14 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One can easily see why Judge Reinhold was cast in the role of Det. William 'Billy' Rosewood in Beverly Hills Cop. This movie, which came out the same year, but was probably made earlier has the same character exactly. It is a real treat seeing him in the role of clueless rich kid. Maybe he gave up on the idea of running Pork Boy franchises and went straight to Beverly Hills for a job.

I always enjoy Willem Dafoe, and I really like his character here. You even get to hear him sing. He does his best work with Kaaren Lee, while Judge is taking care of Kate Vernon.

Great soundtrack and a predictable ending. It even has Stomper (Kevyn Major Howard) from Death Wish II, and 'Bubba' Skinner (Alan Autry) from "In the Heat of the Night".

The 66 Classic was not the most exciting race I have ever seen, but certainly the most scenic. Makes me want to head to Oatman, AZ right now.


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