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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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Life Begins After 55! 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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Trivia

The black Ferrari Daytona Spyder used in this film is actually one of the replica cars (based on a Corvette frame, transmission and engine) that appeared in seasons 1 and 2 (and a single episode in season 3) of the television show 'Miami Vice.' The car was further modified for this film (the Corvette door handles and rear quarter lights were moved, removed, etc.) to help make it appear even more like an original Ferrari . See more »

Goofs

When the cop is behind the Lamborghini on the trailer, they enter Missouri. The driver says "now that we're out of Iowa, you're out of your jurisdiction." I-70 does not go through Iowa. 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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Rattlesnake Shake
Written by Omar Dykes
Performed by Omar and the Howlers (as Omar Dykes)
Courtesy of CBS Records
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Great film...
8 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's just too bad more of the original members of the cast didn't do the film.

And too bad Hal Needham and Brock Yates didn't make the film.

If they had, they would probably had been able to get more of the original actors for this one. It's still a great film to watch nonetheless. Just a bunch of good fun and great races. No need to really get into the details...cause if you let the details ruin it for you, you'll never get into many movies.

I personally like not knowing who really won in the race, just goes to show you that the journey is better than who won.


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