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

 -  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 <billp5@juno.com>

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A comedy that's over the limit and beyond the law! 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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Spiro Edsel says that Richard Nixon is his idol. Edsel himself appears to have been named after Nixon's vice presidents: Spiro Agnew and Gerald Ford. (Edsel was a very unsuccessful Ford product.) See more »

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The engine sound of the Lamborghini Countach in this movie sounds like a V8 (likely a Ferrari V8). Originally the car has a V12 engine. See more »

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Vic DeRubis: Alec?
Alec Stewart: Did you talk to Big Wally?
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Alec Stewart: But when we win, you just say you caught up with me and I gave you the 50 grand, then we SPLIT the other 50 grand and everyones happy.
Vic DeRubis: Right. Hey! (Grabs Alec) WAIT A MINUTE! The deal is: I get 35, YOU get 15.
Alec Stewart: Isn't that what I said?
Vic DeRubis: You just said we'd split it.
Alec Stewart: But...
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Great film...
8 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's just too bad more of the original members of the cast didn't do the film.

And too bad Hal Needham and Brock Yates didn't make the film.

If they had, they would probably had been able to get more of the original actors for this one. It's still a great film to watch nonetheless. Just a bunch of good fun and great races. No need to really get into the details...cause if you let the details ruin it for you, you'll never get into many movies.

I personally like not knowing who really won in the race, just goes to show you that the journey is better than who won.


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