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George Roy Hill
Madolyn Smith Osborne,
Les doesn't have a driving license yet, but to impress his gorgeous date Mercedes he borrows his grandpa's Cadillac for a night out... and has to witness the poor car going through more and more intense maltreatments. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
"Archie's Atomic Drive-In" was a former Johnie's Broiler at 7447 Firestone Blvd. in Downey, CA. See more »
In the scene where Les was rolling the Cadillac out, when he stopped the car and the car started to roll back the door was open, in the next shot the door was closed. See more »
[while chasing the drunk man in the Beatle car]
I don't care what you say to the man just get him to pull over.
The man is a drunken lunatic don't you think this is a little bit dangerous.
Your telling about dangerous, Charles you want to know whats dangerous. Me going home and having to explain to my father that this piece of shit is my Grandfather Cadalliac.
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Get out of my Dreams, Get Into My Car! Oh yeah! 80's bliss...
License To Drive was one of those 80's flicks that I had always wanted to see, and yet, never could find a copy. Till now! It was playing on TV recently and I have not only watched it, but am waiting to see if I am fortunate to find the DVD so I can buy it.
Quite simply, if you are a fan of the 80's and/or love your nostalgia then this film is for you! Typical 80's groove, lingo, starring leads (introducing a young and very attractive Heather Graham in her screen debut as the delicious Mercedes Lane) and, something that definitely deserves a mention is the soundtrack! Great tunes that suit the mood perfectly. Billy Ocean's "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car" was a highlight and with the title "License to Drive" was the ultimate song. There are others by Belinda Carlise and the Breakfast Club that will have you not only reminiscing, but toe tapping and humming as well.
Also, look out for James Avery as Les' DMV Instructor. What a champion! Anyway everyone, Get Outta Your Seats... Get it into your DVD player...
Have fun, Cheers!
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