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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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Burt Reynolds turned down a huge sum of money from Cannon Films to return for The Cannonball Run III, to focus on shedding his "good ole boy" image and becoming a serious actor. The film's title was subsequently recast and changed to Speed Zone. See more »

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Randolph van Sloan: Uh, what do you think you're doing? What, are you crazy?
Nelson van Sloan: Relax. I've got a brilliant idea.
Randolph van Sloan: Yeah, well, so far I don't like it.
Nelson van Sloan: So far, you haven't even heard it.
Randolph van Sloan: Alright, what is it?
Nelson van Sloan: I'll tell you once we get to the airport.
Randolph van Sloan: Airport? What airport?
Nelson van Sloan: The Dulles Airport.
Randolph van Sloan: Are we going to Fresno?
Nelson van Sloan: Fresno? Who said anything about Fresno? Did I say anything about Fresno?
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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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