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Death Proof (2007)

Not Rated | | Thriller | 31 May 2007 (Hungary)
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Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans.

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In Austin, Texas, the girlfriends Julia, Arlene and Shanna meet in a bar to drink, smoke and make out with their boyfriends before traveling alone to Lake LBJ to spend the weekend together. They meet the former Hollywood stuntman Mike, who takes Pam out in his "death-proof" stunt car. Fourteen months later, Mike turns up in Lebanon, Tennessee and chase Abernathy, Zoë and Kim, but these girls are tough and decide to pay-back the attack. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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31 May 2007 (Hungary)  »

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Grindhouse Presents: Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof  »

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£407,525 (UK) (21 September 2007)
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Trivia

At Warren's bar, there is a sign that says "CASH ONLY" with the famous photo of Johnny Cash giving the middle finger. See more »

Goofs

In the closing credits, Buellton, California, is misspelled as "Buelleton." See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Arlene: [shouting to Jungle Julia] Hold on, I gotta come up! I gotta take the world's biggest fuckin' piss!
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, the Troublemaker Studios logo remains in it's original form but the Dimension Pictures logo has been rendered in a 1970s style. See more »

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References The Cannonball Run (1981) See more »

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The Love You Save (May Be Your Own)
Written by Joe Tex
Performed by Joe Tex
Courtesy of Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC d/b/a Tree Productions
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Hold on, I gotta come up! I gotta take the world's biggest f*ckin' p*ss!"
10 November 2013 | by (Leesburg, FL) – See all my reviews

This film was an homage to the grind house flicks of the past. It's crowning achievement was the inclusion of some of the baddest gals on film, and one of the hottest.

Vanessa Ferlito as Arlene, who I would watch sitting in a chair for an hour anytime. It was well worth it to see that lap dance. Ferlito was clearly the star of this film.

Then there were the badass girls: Tracie Thoms as Kim and Rosario Dawson as Abernathy. I could watch them ride around in a car for an hour anytime.

It was the last third of the film where the action was ramped with some fantastic stunt work by badass Zoe Bell and, of course, the coup de grâce, Abernathy's boot in Stuntman Mike's (Kurt Russell) face. Heavenly.


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