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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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Hotel Clerk
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Casino Bartender
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Guy at Bar
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Herself
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Renée Lee ...
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Cocktail Waitress (as Corinna Harney Jones)
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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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17 August 2001 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Charlotte Zucker:  Director Jerry Zucker's mother plays the elderly Lucille Ball impersonator. See more »

Goofs

When the monster truck jumps over Blaine and Duane in slow motion, Blaine's tongue piercing is missing. See more »

Quotes

Mechanic: [after making some repairs on Tracey's truck] There, it's done, but I still do't think she's gonna hold.
Nick Schaffer: About how much we owe you?
Mechanic: [shrugs] 500 bucks.
Tracy Faucet: What, for sand and 2 quarts and sealant? No, that's 20 bucks, tops. Here's 40, double that
[hands the mechanic 40 dollars and turns to leave]
Mechanic: [pulls a gun from, his belt] Hold it! Another little tool no mechanic should be without!
Nick Schaffer: Fine, here's your money
[gives him the money]
Nick Schaffer: . But you know what, Baraby Jones? What goes around comes around.
Tracy Faucet: This is ...
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Randy Pear plays the harmonica found in Hitler's Mercedes-Benz. See more »

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References The Wrong Guy (1997) See more »

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I Do
by Kevin Griffin
Performed by Better Than Ezra
Courtesy of Beyond Music/Ezra Dry Goods
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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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