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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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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 <>

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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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Release Date:

October 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Adicto a la velocidad  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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Jonathan Taylor Thomas took over the role of Steven, after Balthazar Getty was fired from the movie. See more »


When Eric shows his mother to Johnny, he points at the picture in the middle. But in the close-up we actually see the picture to the left. See more »


Steve: Don't you guys have some homework to do?
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Performed by Big Johnson
Written and Produced by Dave Audé & Steve Levy
Appears courtesy of Moonshine Music
Published by Clanger Songs/Superstar Maker Music (BMI)
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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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