Cannonball Fever (1989)
"Speed Zone" (original title)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Action  |  21 April 1989 (USA)
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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 ... 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 <>

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A comedy that's over the limit and beyond the law! See more »


Comedy | Action


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Release Date:

21 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cannonball Fever  »

Box Office


$3,077,361 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The only character to return from the first two Cannonball Run movies is Jamie Farr as The Sheik. See more »


In the scene where Milano is driving the Chevy S-10 and is racing the black Ferrari Daytona, the windows are open in the short shots of the people yelling back and fourth. In the middle shots of the truck and car racing, the windows are closed. See more »


[the Ferrari stops at a red light]
Lea Roberts: Okay, baby, let's go to work.
Margaret: How about we start with a few green lights?
[Margaret uses her computer to turn the lights green and the Ferrari takes off. The other Cannonballers approach the intersection]
Margaret: Time to separate the men from the girls!
[Margaret uses her computer to turn the lights back to red]
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References King Kong (1976) See more »


Dizzy Miss Lizzy
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Worthy Sequel
11 December 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm a big fan of the Cannonball Run movies of which this is the "unofficial" last installment. Jaime Farr reprises his role as the Shiek in an uncredited spot, the only role continued from the series. The movie does make a mark with me as having four of my top favorite actresses; Donna Dixon AND Melody Anderson, Alyssa Milano AND Brooke Shields. Unfortunately, the movie bogs down in places, especially where the Smothers brothers are concerned, and the fact that the comedy, as in the other two, plays second fiddle to the racing. There may be one REALLY good movie in merging all of these films together, but as it is, this movie really suffers in that none of the characters really get to do any real comedy.

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