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Roadhouse 66 (1985)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Romance  |  October 1985 (Austria)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Beckman Hallsgood Jr.
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Jesse Duran
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Stephen Elliott ...
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Dink
Peter Van Norden ...
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Erica Yohn ...
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James Fury
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Mary Lou
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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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Performed by Warren Ham
Written by John Mark Robinson and Gary Scott
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Historic location
3 November 2004 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

Besides being just a fun to watch movie, the on-location filming includes an area of historic significance. Although the location is listed as Kingman, it includes a race sequence to the old gold mining settlement of Oatman, AZ. I recognized many of the landmarks during the race, as well as the community of Oatman. The race turn around point (straw bales) is at the south end of town. The road race is on the original "Route 66", now known on the maps as CR10. It crosses a flat and winds up into the Black Mountains to Sitgreaves Pass, and down into Oatman. The Black Mountains were a significant obstacle to the many who motored west during the great depression, due to steep grades and sharp curves.

Any trip on I40 passing Kingman, AZ should include a side trip through the tourist town of Oatman, which welcomes visitors and is truly a step into the past. Very few sections of Route 66 still exist that are as beautiful as this road. In the bargain, you can see (and stay in) the room in the Oatman Hotel where movie stars Clark Gable and Carol Lombard stayed on their honeymoon in 1939. Several other movies were filmed in Oatman.

Enjoy this fun movie, and enjoy the filming location if you get a chance. You will remember the race sequence from "Roadhouse 66" when you travel this road from Kingman to Oatman.


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