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Rat Race (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Comedy  |  17 August 2001 (USA)
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A Las Vegas casino magnate, determined to find a new avenue for wagering, sets up a race for money.

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Donald P. Sinclair has placed six separate gold coins in different slot machines in his casino. The lucky six who find these coins discover an opportunity of a lifetime. The chance to own $2 million. Locked up in a locker in New Mexico, these six contestants must now race each other, to be the first to the cash. There are no rules in place and everything that could possibly happen, does. Whilst, behind the scenes, Sinclair's associates are placing their bets. Written by Film_Fan

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563 miles. 9 people. $2 million. 1001 problems!

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Rated PG-13 for sexual references, crude humor, partial nudity and language | See all certifications »

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$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,662,094 (USA) (17 August 2001)

Gross:

$1,320,394 (Germany) (30 August 2002)
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When Tracy drags her boyfriend out of the truck and drives off in it after making him crash, you can clearly see that there are two seat belts for the driver and front passenger. The truck is an extended cab Dodge Ram, which has the seat belt upper mounts on the pillars behind the doors. The front seat came from a quad cab Dodge Ram, which required the seat belts to be mounted completely within the seats due to the way the rear doors open. See more »

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A human horse race!
17 August 2001 | by (Eatontown, NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

AIRPLANE! crashes into MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD!

Duck and cover. The antics are silly, but they come at you fast and furious -- a transvestile Lucy (in a whole bunch of Lucys), squirrels, cows, balloons, a dead dog, a heart transplant, car wrecks, bowel movements, a bullet train, and much much more.

It's slapstick and double take time in this zany comedy about human greed and just plain old stupidity. The story line gets pretty ragged at times but it is funny. And it even has a message.

If you want to lose yourself for two hours in a nutty comedy, this is a good bet.


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