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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 <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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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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The Jaguar is about to plunge into the ground nose-first, then lands with its nose in the air. See more »

Quotes

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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Written by Ross Vannelli, Ed Grenga and Justin Chart
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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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