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Motorama (1991)

R  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Crime  |  13 January 1993 (USA)
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A ten year old boy gets tired of life with abusive parents and cashes in his piggy bank and steals a Mustang. He rides off into a surreal America playing "Motorama," a game sponsored by ... See full summary »

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Boy at Wagon Wheel
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Bartender
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A ten year old boy gets tired of life with abusive parents and cashes in his piggy bank and steals a Mustang. He rides off into a surreal America playing "Motorama," a game sponsored by Chimera Gas Company. He has various encounters with different people, and eventually reaches the Chimera Gas Company where he finds they are not playing by the rules of the game. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Most kids can't wait to get their driver's license. Ten-year-old Gus didn't. See more »


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Rated R for language and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »

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When Gus is going through the car wash you can see a reflection of a man's face and some equipment in the passenger-side windows. See more »

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Gus: I'd like this changed into bills, please.
Bank Teller: I have to count them. Just because you went and put them in rolls doesn't mean that I don't have to recount them.
Gus: All right, then, recount them.
Bank Teller: That could take hours.
Gus: Then it'll take hours.
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Blue Water
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Written by Michael Ballew
Published by Phooey Publishing
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Offbeat
15 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

Offbeat film about a kid who runs away from home and steals a vintage Mustang and treks across a surrealistic version of the southwest collecting cards for an oil company promotional game called Motorama. Most of the performances in the film amount to cameos by recognizable actors and actresses, with only the kid getting any real screen time. Although ultimately the film doesn't really go anywhere it's an interesting trip to watch. Be warned that although Drew Barrymore appears on the video box she's only in the movie for about eight seconds. *** out of *****


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