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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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race | casino | locker | money | museum | See more »

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

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Enrico Pollini, played by 'Rowen Atkinson', is the only official racer not to steal a vehicle himself at any point during the race. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning, Donald Sinclair says that, when they enter the train station, the lockers will be to their right. When Enrico enters, you can clearly see the lockers were to the left. See more »

Quotes

Enrico Pollini: It's a race!
Enrico Pollini: [sees the other contestants on the floor] I'm winning!
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Crazy Credits

The start of the movie has caricatures of the main cast members walking around and interacting with the credits. See more »

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References Pumpkinhead (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

America Rocks!
by Janice Kapp Perry & Orrin G. Hatch
Performed by The Hatch-Perry Singers
Courtesy of Prime Recordings, Inc.
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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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