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Dragstrip Girl (1994)

Johnny is a bad guy whom is trying to go straight whom becomes smitten with Laura, a wealthy good girl whom is rebelling against her parents by pretending to go steady with him, all set among the backdrop of 1950s Los Angeles.

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Johnny is a bad guy whom is trying to go straight whom becomes smitten with Laura, a wealthy good girl whom is rebelling against her parents by pretending to go steady with him, all set among the backdrop of 1950s Los Angeles.

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Rated R for language and sexuality
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Marcados Pelo Destino  »

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Stephen King makes a mention to this movie in his book 11/22/63. He says "I found myself watchong an old movie called Dragstrip Girl. I was watching old cars and angst-ridden teens so intently that it was giving me a headache, and I turned it off"(King 49) See more »

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Decent juvie pic
10 November 2000 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

This is one of the better entries in the Showtime Rebel Highway series of AIP remakes. Its storyline doesn't rise above the usual simplistic TV movie of the week cliches, but it is intelligently acted by Mark Dacascos and Natasha Gregson Wagner. An excellent soundtrack, partly recorded by Los Lobos, adds character and grit.


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