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Burnout (1979)

PG | | Drama | April 1979 (USA)

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Troubled teenager Scott aspires to be a professional drag race car driver. Scott makes several faltering attempts to break into the world of drag racing with the help of his affluent ... See full summary »

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Bob Louden ...
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John Zenda
Crystal Ramar
Randy Troxel
Jerry Jones
Marvin Graham
Tony Nancy
Dale Funk
Linda Vaughn
Eloise Buford
Darryl Buehl
Nick Cirino
Walter Rhodes
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Troubled teenager Scott aspires to be a professional drag race car driver. Scott makes several faltering attempts to break into the world of drag racing with the help of his affluent businessman father Jeff. Undaunted, Scott decides to spurn Jeff's advice by branching out on his own by going on the road as a gopher for a successful drag race car driver. Written by Woodyanders

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The Fastest Dragsters... The Wildest Women... And A Driver Who Had To Have Them Both!

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This picture is dedicated to the men and women in drag racing -- they are all winners. See more »

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Edited into Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 10 (2007) See more »

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Treat Me Like a Stranger
Sung by April Fulladosa & Peter Dobson
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Formula story about a man who wants to make it on his own without his dad's help.
13 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

Formula story about a man who wants to make it on his own without his dad's help. Productions values are one step above home movie. Considering it's a movie about drag racing, there is very little racing in the movie, although there is a never ending string of blue grass music to keep you from falling asleep.


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