Cynical look at a 50's rebellious Rocker who has to confront his future, thugs with knives, and the crooked town sheriff.

Director:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Bedhead (1991)
Short | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Two feuding siblings find their usual mischief augmented when psychic powers are suddenly thrown into the mix.

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Stars: Rebecca Rodriguez, David Rodriguez, Tina Rodriguez
El Mariachi (1992)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A traveling mariachi is mistaken for a murderous criminal and must hide from a gang bent on killing him.

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Stars: Carlos Gallardo, Consuelo Gómez, Jaime de Hoyos
Rebel Highway (TV Series 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A series of made-for-TV movies inspired by B-movies of the 1950s.

Stars: John Hawkes, Christian Klemash, Dick Miller
Two Scoops II (2013)
Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Two girls are looking for their missing father.

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Stars: Electra Avellan, Elise Avellan, Rogue Rodriguez
Desperado (1995)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Stars: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Joaquim de Almeida
The Black Mamba I (2011)
Short | Action | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A Nike commercial where Robert Rodriguez pitches an idea for an action movie to NBA star Kobe Bryant about Bryant's alter ego The Black Mamba, which is Bryant's actual nickname. A crime lord knows only as Boss is after Mamba's Nike shoes.

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Stars: Kobe Bryant, Robert Rodriguez, Bruce Willis
The Faculty (1998)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences.

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Stars: Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Stars: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp
Roadracers (1959)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

The father of a race car driver blames him for a death on the track, disowns him, and sponsors a rival racer.

Director: Arthur Swerdloff
Stars: Joel Lawrence, Marian Collier, Skip Ward
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Stars: Robert Rodriguez
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Stars: Robert Rodriguez
Action | Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, with chaotic results.

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Stars: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Dude Delaney
...
Nixer
...
Donna
...
Teddy Leather
...
Sarge
...
J.T.
Christian Klemash ...
Crony 1
Aaron Vaughn ...
Crony 2
Tammy Brady Conrad ...
Julie
Mark Lowenthal ...
Rookie
...
Donna's Mom
Lance LeGault ...
Donna's Dad (as Lance Le Gault)
Tommy Nix ...
Drummer
Gina Mari ...
Wanda
...
Julie's Friend
Edit

Storyline

Cynical look at a 50's rebellious Rocker who has to confront his future, thugs with knives, and the crooked town sheriff.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 July 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rebel Highway  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Written from start to finish in 10 days. See more »

Goofs

The grease slick on the skate arena goes from a thin splotch to a large puddle, after Donna passes through it. See more »

Quotes

Dude: You're very selfish, Dude. You don't give a damn about my dreams.
Dude: Those are my dreams, Donna, not yours. Catch a ride with the tide.
[starts engine and drives away]
See more »

Crazy Credits

Interspersed with the cast credits are outtakes. See more »

Connections

References Motorcycle Gang (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Rehearsal Riff
Written by Johnny Reno and Paul Boll
Published by Reno Beat Music (BMI)
Performed by Johnny Reno and Paul Boll
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Fantastic for a TV movie!
30 November 1998 | by (Oxford, England) – See all my reviews

Wow! It's very rare to get such an excellent, entertaining film made for TV. It's a cool homage to 50's road movies with David Arquette on top, TOP form as possibly the coolest character ever put to screen. Rodriguez' unmistakable editing and filming style combined with a snappy soundtrack and a nice dark tone to the story make this a must-see. It should have been released in cinemas.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Rodriguez: 'Roadracers on DVD!' vkxonline
Please help me with getting it!!!!!! sqned
This movie sucks GOOTS15
Rodriguez chat transcript - mentions Roadracers DVD tyvox
dying to see it goopi83
Roadracers on Netflix streaming!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!! lazyjasin
Discuss Roadracers (1994) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?