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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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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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After learning the Cannonball is back on, Chief Edsel announces he's closing all westbound highways except Interstate 70. Afterwards, it's Interstate 80 that remains open. See more »

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[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 Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) See more »

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Born to Race
Written by Ross Vannelli, Ed Grenga and Justin Chart
Performed by Ross Vannelli
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Hey, it's not that bad!
22 February 2000 | by (flotown) – See all my reviews

Granted this is a loser of a flick, but it's not that bad! If you like the first 2 Cannonball Run films, you should like this one. Fans of Smokey and the Bandit 3 will understand this movie: A desperate attempt at earning laughs(and dollars) from a tired, and over-used idea. Smokey 3 is somewhat better than this, as well as Gumball Rally. I recommend both. Anyway, Speed Zone has good action stunts and John Candy. Give it a chance. Hey, it's not that bad!


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