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Cannonball Fever (1989)

Speed Zone (original title)
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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21 April 1989 (USA)  »

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$3,077,361 (USA)
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Trivia

Many actors in this film appeared in SCTV. John Candy and Eugene Levy pulled a lot of favours to get fellow cast members and friends to appear in this movie. Rick Moranis turned down the role of Whitman. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[the beam from a signal mirror repeatedly flashes in Edsel's face]
Police Chief Spiro T. Edsel: Whoever it is with that signal mirror, I want his badge number! I'll personally crack that signal mirror over his head!
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Spoofs Patton (1970) See more »

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Good Guys Are Hard To Find
Written by Denny Colt
Performed by Denny Colt
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8 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is one of my favorites. The Cannonball movies are great, and I think this one fits in with the first two just fine, if not better. As a youngster, I was obsessed with exotic cars and used to rent this movie all the time mostly for the cars. Now over 10 years later, I still love watching this movie. It has awesome cars, a good list of stars, and you gotta love the cheesy acting/plot. Obviously this movie isn't Oscar-worthy, and it wasn't intended to be, but really, the only movies worthy of awards and critics' attention are the boring and/or unheard of movies that would put you to sleep faster than Nyquil. Unless you're a movie critic (meaning: you have no personality, no humor, and are uptight about everything), you should get a kick out of this movie, if not at least a good amount of laughs.


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