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Metro (1997) Poster

(1997)

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Filming the cable car chase with real San Francisco cable cars would've meant closing down a major thoroughfare for several days. Instead, fake cable car tracks were painted on quieter Jones Street, and most of the shots filmed there used motorized cars.
Russell, referred to into the rack track scene, is Russell Baze, the most successful jockey in the history of Thoroughbred horse racing, and a member of the United States Racing Hall of Fame.
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The final scene was filmed at Mare Island Naval Base in Vallejo, California, one year after the base closed down.
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The car being washed in the impound garage is a light blue Cadillac convertible which is the same type of car that Eddie Murphy's character Reggie Hammond rode in in 48 Hours. 48 Hours, like Metro, was set in San Francisco.
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This was originally meant to star Harrison Ford.
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