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Speed Zone (1989)

PG | | Comedy, Action | 21 April 1989 (USA)
An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this ... See full summary »

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An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new cars make up for that. Who will win? Who will crash? Who will not even finish? Sit down and buckle up for the ride of your life. Written by Billy Plessel <billp5@juno.com>

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Life Begins After 55! See more »

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21 April 1989 (USA)  »

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Cannonball Fever  »

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$3,077,361 (USA)
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Trivia

Many actors in this film appeared in SCTV. John Candy and Eugene Levy pulled a lot of favours to get fellow cast members and friends to appear in this movie. Rick Moranis turned down the role of Whitman. See more »

Goofs

When they are about to start the race, the tail lights of Valentinos Lambo Countach are the original LP500 ones, later when they race Alec and Vic in their Jag, the tail lights are the same as those on the 25th Anniversary edition of the LP500. See more »

Quotes

[the beam from a signal mirror repeatedly flashes in Edsel's face]
Police Chief Spiro T. Edsel: Whoever it is with that signal mirror, I want his badge number! I'll personally crack that signal mirror over his head!
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Connections

References The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Born to Race
Written by Ross Vannelli, Ed Grenga and Justin Chart
Performed by Ross Vannelli
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Very nice if you're into cars.
10 February 2003 | by (Antwerp, Belgium) – See all my reviews

I've seen this movie for the first time when I was a kid. I loved it then, and I love it even today. Strictly speaking as a movie, this one isn't very good. But if you like nice exotic cars, than this is one movie you really must see. It's supposed to be a continuation of the Cannonball Run movies with Burt Reynolds, but it has a very different style. In the first 2 movies you also get very weird cars such as an ambulance, but in this movie you only see exotic sports cars (Jaguar, Lamborghini, BMW, Ferrari, ...). Try it, and judge for yourself...


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