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Speedway Junky (1999)

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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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Eric
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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 ...
J.T.
Timothy McNeil ...
Russel
Brian Stark ...
Pez Boy
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Brentley Shaw
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Ticket Man
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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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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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Trivia

Feature film debut for Erik Alexander Gavica, who portrays J.T. See more »

Goofs

The amount of blood/soup on Johnny's head after he wipes it off while walking through the bus station. See more »

Quotes

Eric: Why can't you just act like a normal person and reject me?
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Burn The Bridge
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David Grover, Bibi Mcgill, Dave Cole, Theo Welch (BMI)
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Good Teaching Movie about Life
13 April 2003 | by (Richmond, Virginia) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed the movie because it really teaches you about life in general. The drugs and sex world and friendship. The movie ment a lot me and I appreciated the roles of the main character. I recent saw the movie and I was amazed on how the impact to me was. Thank you Jesse and Jordan!


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