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Speedway Junky (1999)

 -  Drama  -  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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Wilma Price (as Tiffani-Amber Thiessen)
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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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Rated R for violence, pervasive language, sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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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 »

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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 »

Quotes

Steve: Streets are changin', man. Fuckin' metro cops are everywhere. Someone's puttin' pressure on them motherfuckers to jack the shit out of us. I know who and the shit's gettin' serious. I need a change of scenery. Thinkin' about headin' back to la-la land.
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Open Sesame
Performed by Crosstown Traffic
Written & Produced by DJ Garth & Rob Doten
Published by No Rest For the Wicked (BMI)
Courtesy of Grayhound Recordings
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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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