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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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John Schnieder of Dukes of Hazzard fame plays an unknown character of the driver of the Lambourghini in the opening get-away scene. His role is credited as Donnato, however he is not Donnato at all, the character heard on the phone in the police station. His character was never given a name and due to sloppy research by the credit team, was mistakenly named Donnato in the credits. See more »

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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 »

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Flash: That tells you where movie stars live! Is that the best one they had?
Valentino Rosatti: It's alright. I find Santa Monica Pier.
Flash: So, how do we get there?
Valentino Rosatti: [checking the map] Ah! Ah! Turn right here at Sly Stallone's house. Then it's a left at Lucy Ball's.
Flash: [looking at the house] That's Stallone's house?
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Classic!
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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