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Speedway Junky (1999)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Romance  |  October 1999 (USA)
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A naive drifter runs away from his army father in hopes of making it on the car racing circuit. In Las Vegas, he meets a young scam artist, who develops a crush on him. He is then ... See full summary »

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Johnny
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Steve
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Veronica
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Wilma Price (as Tiffani-Amber Thiessen)
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Donna
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Scooby
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Kelley
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Bud
Erik Alexander Gavica ...
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Brian Stark ...
Pez Boy
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Brentley Shaw
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A naive drifter runs away from his army father in hopes of making it on the car racing circuit. In Las Vegas, he meets a young scam artist, who develops a crush on him. He is then introduced to a whole gang led by a young hustler. The racer-to-be then gets a lesson in the wild side, getting involved in one situation after another. Patsy Kensit makes a cameo as another hustler and Daryl Hannah appears as the scam artist's surrogate mom. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for violence, pervasive language, sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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October 1999 (USA)  »

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Adicto a la velocidad  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Speedway Junkie is filmed in 4:3 format. Unfortunatelly there are DVDs in 16:9 available, where upper and lower parts of the screen are cut off. So look out for a DVD in 4:3 to enjoy the not crippled film. See more »

Goofs

When Johnny is caught with Wilma he is shown in close up with his shirt back on and then in the next two shots he is seen putting the t-shirt over his head. See more »

Quotes

Eric: You know what sucks the most? Is that, I love someone who will never ever feel the same way about me, you know? Not even a chance. It's the worst thing.
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Open Sesame
Written by Garth Wynne-Jones & Rob Doten
Produced by Garth Wynne-Jones & Rob Doten (as Crosstown Traffic)
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Jordan Brower is great is this fast paced drama
29 June 2002 | by (burbank, california) – See all my reviews

this movie, is a great movie, personally i like high definition films but the story is excellent! jesse bradford plays a stranded hustler that moves to vegas to make money where he meets jordan brower and jonathon taylor thomas, jordan plays a gay hustler that falls in love with jesse this movie is a 100 % thumbs up i insist that everyone watches it.


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