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Rad (1986)

PG  |   |  Drama, Sport  |  21 August 1986 (Australia)
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The story of one young man, Cru Jones, who has the intensity and desire to win a BMX race called Helltrack.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cru
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Christian
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Mrs. Jones
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Burton Timmer
Alfie Wise ...
Eliott Dole
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Duke Best
Bart Conner ...
Bart Taylor
Marta Kober ...
Becky
Jamie Clarke ...
Luke
Laura Jacoby ...
Wesley Jones
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Sgt. Smith
Chad Hayes ...
Rex Reynolds
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Rod Reynolds
Kellie McQuiggin ...
Foxy
Beverley Hendry ...
Tiger (as Beverly Hendry)
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Storyline

The story of Cru Jones, a young man who can overcome all obstacles that prevent him from participating in the BMX race "Helltrack." As he works towards his dream, Cru falls in love with Christian, an amateur racer. With the help of Christian and her friends, can Cru's "Rad Racing Team" defeat the top BMX factory rider, Bart Taylor ? Written by Josh Petras <petras@andrew.cmu.edu>

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It's going to take a lot more than skill for Cru Jones to conquer the toughest BMX challenge in the world. It's going to take a miracle. See more »

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Drama | Sport

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Release Date:

21 August 1986 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

BMX Hellriders  »

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Box Office

Gross:

$2,015,882 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During practice for the film, Rick Moliterno (one of the stunt riders for the film), broke his leg. This was written later into the film, when Cru is about to start the Helltrack race, but Rick, sitting on Christian's truck, asks him to sign his cast. See more »

Goofs

When Cru cuts through the woods in the first race he get hit and his bike goes off to the left the screen but when he gets up, is bike is on the other side of the track right next to him. See more »

Quotes

Cru Jones: Me, I ride for me.
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Crazy Credits

R.L. Osborn besides Martin Apariljo perform BMX feats throughout much of the finishing credits. See more »

Connections

References Star Trek (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Break the Ice
Performed by John Farnham
Written by Sue Shifrin (as S. Shifrin) & Bob Marlette (as B. Marlette)
Produced by Bob Marlette (as B. Marlette) & David J. Holman (as D. Holman)
Executive Producer Rick Riccobono (as R. Riccobono)
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This is one the best movies i have not been able to buy or even find. I have been trying my local mom and pop video stores for years to find this movie. Unfortunately Blockbuster wiped most of them out before i could persuade them to sell me one of favorite movies of all time. Anyway i found this site (WWW.BMXBMX.COM)that had it to download. The download was almost instantaneous. Regrettably it only comes in 7 parts but thats a small inconvenience to finally see the movie i loved since i was 10. I hope they put this on DVD one day i've signed the petition you should too. If some one knows where to find this movie good shape i would love to buy it.


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