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  »

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$3,077,361 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


In Los Angeles, Valentino uses Lucille Ball's house as a navigational reference. He navigates with a map to the stars' homes. Lucille Ball died less than a week after the movie openned. See more »


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 »


Vic DeRubis: Alec?
Alec Stewart: Did you talk to Big Wally?
Vic DeRubis: Yeah, yeah. I told him you got away on me. He was very... unhappy.
Alec Stewart: Trust me. It's the BRIGHTEST move you ever made.
Vic DeRubis: Yeah, well, meanwhile, my reputation as an enforcer has been permanently... soiled.
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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Features The Cannonball Run (1981) See more »


Written by Robbie Stevens and Richie Havens
Performed by Richie Havens
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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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