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Speed Zone (1989)

PG | | Comedy, Action | 21 April 1989 (USA)
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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Comedy | Action

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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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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Alec: So, Vic. What do you think of my idea of writing down the license numbers now?
Vic DeRubis: Yeah, yeah, yeah! It's a great idea! How many times you gotta bring it up?
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Vic DeRubis: Uh, the license is as follows: R-I-C-H... Uh, I think that spells "Rich"... Kids... with a "k"... for "kids".
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Follows Cannonball Run II (1984) See more »

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Tiffany's Theme
Written, Performed and Produced by David Wheatley
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Watch for the funny bit
29 June 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie needs to be seen for the very funny bit on the airplane between a French passenger sitting next to Tom Smothers. He is Jean Pierre Bergeron. I laughed out loud, and I don't normally do that. I liked the movie, and all the other comedy players are also good. It's not as painful to watch as the reviewers state, who must not have gotten that joke. It's on You Tube if you'd like to catch it, or just read the quotes between the two. It's much funnier if you see the movie.


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