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.
Christian Klemash ...
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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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Written from start to finish in 10 days. 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

Nixer: [holds up a French fry on a toothpick] Looky here, J.T. From here
[point at French fry]
Nixer: to eternity
[points away from it]
Nixer: is the time before I was born. And from here
[point to the other side of the French fry]
Nixer: to eternity
[points away from it]
Nixer: is the time after I die. This...
[points to the length of the French fry]
[...]
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Crazy Credits

Interspersed with the cast credits are outtakes. See more »

Connections

References Rebel Without a Cause (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Race with the Devil
Written by Gene Vincent and Tex Davis (as William Davis)
Published by Beechwood Music Corp. (BMI)
Performed by Johnny Reno
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boy meets girl
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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