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Rat Race (2001)

 -  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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Merrill Jennings (as Lanai Chapman)
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Storyline

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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Budget:

$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,320,394 (Germany) (30 August 2002)

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$1,320,394 (Germany) (30 August 2002)
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Jerry Goldsmith had originally been selected to score the movie, but had to drop out at the last minute due to health reasons. See more »

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As Blaine is climbing the tower trying to outrun the truck, the rope pulling the truck changes position (relative to him) several times. Sometimes it's behind him, sometimes in front, sometimes to his left, sometimes to his right. See more »

Quotes

Tracy Faucet: [to Shawn] I'll ram this helicopter down your throat!
Nick Schaffer: No! Woah! What are you doing?
Tracy Faucet: Don't worry about me, my father's a Navy pilot! I've been flying since I was 15!
Nick Schaffer: No, I'm not worried about you, I'm worried about me!
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"No Animals were harmed in the making of this film ONLY ACTORS WERE HARMED IN THE MAKING OF THIS FILM" See more »

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References It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) See more »

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Who Let the Dogs Out
by Anslem Douglas
Performed by Baha Men
Courtesy of S-Curve Records
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FUNNY!
8 December 2002 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

This movie, for those of you old enough to remember it, will see the similarities to the old Spencer Tracy "It's a Mad Mad Mad World..." But this is a great time for the whole family. It includes a star studded cast, and the typical comedic gags that we have to expect where one of the Zucker boys is involved. One of the greatest things about this movie on DVD vs. seeing it at the theater is the outtake section on the DVD. I am a sucker for outtakes anyway, but once you've seen this film, and then watch this section, it is all the funnier! I also thought this was a great vehicle for certain members of the cast to do show their comedic abilities. Enjoy the film


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