A mysterious figure suddenly appears to challenge a gang of motorhead thugs.

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Rughead
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Murphy
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Stokes
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George in Daytona
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Storyline

Packard Walsh and his motorized gang control and terrorize an Arizona desert town where they force drivers to drag-race so they can 'win' their vehicles. After Walsh stabs the decent teenager Jamie Hankins to death for being intimate with a girl whom Walsh wants for himself, the mysterious Jake Kesey arrives, an extremely cool motor-biker with an invincible car. Jake befriends Jamie's girlfriend Keri Johnson, takes Jamie's sweet brother Billy under his wing and manages what Sheriff Loomis can not - the methodical and otherworldly elimination of Packard's criminal gang. Written by KGF Vissers

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If you've done nothing wrong, you've got nothing to fear. See more »


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21 November 1986 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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$2,700,000 (estimated)

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$3,500,000 (USA)
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Trivia

No explanation is given for the unusual metal bar body attachments that disappear after a kill, though some fans believe these are similar to support braces given people who've gone through severe physical trauma. See more »

Goofs

When the two cars (Packard's Corvette and the white Dodge Daytona) return from the race in the opening scene, the driver of the Daytona stops and switches off the lights. Later he walks away with his girlfriend and Packard's Gang gets ready to get off, but now the tail lights of the Daytona are on again, although nobody has gotten in already. See more »

Quotes

Packard Walsh: [catching Billy about to take Keri home] So what happened here? Looks to me like you ran out of those all-beef patties kind of EARLY today, huh?
Billy Hankins: Hey, don't worry, Pack. We still got plenty of dog food.
Oggie: Hey, Packard, let's grind up some meat, huh?
Billy Hankins: Hey, has this guy been wormed or is he just a naturally gifted child?
[Oggie makes a lunge for Billy but Packard detains him with a knife to his throat]
Oggie: [to Billy] I swear to God I'll... I'll rip your head off and piss down your throat.
Packard Walsh: Hold your water ...
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References The Exterminator (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

SMOKIN' IN THE BOY'S ROOM
By Cub Koda and Michael Lutz
Performed by Mötley Crüe
Courtesy of Elektra/Asylum Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Good, cheesy fun
19 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

This movie survives only because the plot idea is kinda' cool. The rest of it is tremendously cheesy, but the excellent car and a compulsive 80's sound track make this a movie worthy of a night in and a bucket of popcorn. Put up your feet, put your brain to bed, sit back and enjoy.


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