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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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Action | Drama

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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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Rebel Highway  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Wes Craven was originally supposed to direct, but dropped out to direct New Nightmare. See more »

Goofs

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

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]
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At the end of the credits is a cut scene in the movie theatre with the stranger glimpsed briefly the first time. See more »

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References Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

The Shadow Knows
Written by F.L. Wray Sr.
Published by Vernon Wray Music (BMI)
Performed by Link Wray
Courtesy of Rollercoaster Records, England
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5 May 2000 | by (Miami, FL) – See all my reviews

Roadracers is one of those brilliant films that hardly anybody knows about. It was made for TV, but don't let that scare you away. Rodriguez once again proves what a genius he really is. The music, the everything... there is no redundancy in this film, every but of dialogue is carefully plotted out. Scenes like the grease on the rollerskating rink should have gone down in histpory with classics like "frankly my dear, i dont give a damn" or the Graduate's leg-angle. Notice the names: Dude and Donna (= boy and girl). The film was most definately inspired by Copela's Ruble Fish. Please, if you haven't yet, see this masterpiece, it's definately worth your while.


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