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Roadracers (1994)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Drama  -  22 July 1994 (USA)
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Cynical look at a 50's rebellious Rocker who has to confront his future, thugs with knives, and the crooked town sheriff.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dude Delaney
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Nixer
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Donna
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Teddy Leather
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Sarge
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J.T.
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Crony 1
Aaron Vaughn ...
Crony 2
Tammy Brady Conrad ...
Julie
Mark Lowenthal ...
Rookie
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Donna's Mom
Lance LeGault ...
Donna's Dad (as Lance Le Gault)
Tommy Nix ...
Drummer
Gina Mari ...
Wanda
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Julie's Friend
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Cynical look at a 50's rebellious Rocker who has to confront his future, thugs with knives, and the crooked town sheriff.

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Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »
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22 July 1994 (USA)  »

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Roadracers  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Wes Craven was originally supposed to direct, but dropped out to direct New Nightmare. See more »

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Near the beginning of the drag race with Julie's hair on fire, in a wide shot from the front of the cars, Julie's friend can be seen with her sweater on Julie's head before she's seen taking off that sweater to put out the fire a few moments later. See more »

Quotes

Teddy Leather: You burned my girlfriend's hair off, Dude. Now she's wearing a fucking wig. She looks like an old lady!
Dude: I thought she was your old lady. I'll tell you what, you bring her over here, take off that wig, and daddy'll give her a free spit shine.
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Interspersed with the cast credits are outtakes. See more »

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Ace of Spades
Written by F.L. Wray Sr. and M. Cooper
Published by Vernon Wray Music/Andval Music (BMI)
Performed by Vernon Wray
Courtesy of Rollercoaster Records, England
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Wild, cool and funk-ay!
17 November 2000 | by (Seattle, WA. USA) – See all my reviews

Wild, cool and funky, "Road Racers" is a gem of a movie. The quintessential "wild-assing" picture, and I disagree with Maltin that there was too much violence. Only five minutes right at the end? The rest of the violence was mainly verbal, and I felt for all the characters, including "Teddy Leather. The real crook in the movie was his father, the police chief, and in the end there were really no victims. Life Happens, and in the end Dude gets it together and does NOT end up like his father. Hidden plot complexities make this film watchable well over one time.

Nicely done! Rent it on video some night if you like wild, crazy, unpredictable and humorous. This movie is "Grease" for grownups. If you're a smoker, make sure you can smoke wherever you see the movie, everyone is smoking constantly throughout the picture.

Hurt only by its low budget... some of the cuts in the car chase scenes really bite. But you could tell David Arquette really had some fun with this role. 8/10.


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