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Death Racers (2008)

In a dystopian future, contestants compete in a cross-country road race in which killing is part of the game.

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Violent J ...
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Reaper (as Raven)
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Harvey Winkler
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Jennifer Ramirez
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Double Dee Destruction (as Jennifer Elizabeth Keith)
Teri Corcoran ...
Queen B (as Therese)
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Candy Moore
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Warden Junior
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In a dystopian future, contestants compete in a cross-country road race in which killing is part of the game.

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Rated R for bloody violence, pervasive language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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23 September 2008 (USA)  »

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Death Race 3000  »

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$450,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The film takes place in 2033. See more »

Goofs

Near the start of the film is a sequence where a heated exchange is unknowingly being recorded on a personal camcorder. Every time the film cuts to the camera's view, the camera's HUD information keeps resetting to a time of 00:39:07:23. See more »

Quotes

[the Homeland Security van blows up. The rest of the teams come across the burnt corpses]
Violent J: Anybody order some well-done army dudes?
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Connections

Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Transmorphers (2009) See more »

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Sin City
Written and Performed by Joseph Kamiya
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Excuse me, a "B" movie? No fricking way....
24 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am astounded on some of the reviews here claiming this is a B movie. This is a movie that you show to a class of students who want to learn how to make a movie and point and say, "this is the wrong way". And I've thought I've seen some horrible movies on the syfy channel. This actually manages to go a step below that spectrum. The acting is off the charts south and the dialogue is even further down there. The story is pretty dumb but I have seen worst in that department.

But you wanna know what gives this movie that little bit of extra crap that truly makes it extraordinarily bad? It is the editing and the cinematography. Almost every kill scene is looped over and over again without relief. And randomly, a mundane scene where an "actor" talks or does some kind of motion also loops. Why? It adds nothing to the movie and only frustrates you. And they will zoom in at like 10x on some scenes or use some gimmicky trick. You can tell they found these gimmicky tools on whatever program they were using to edit the movie and said"oh yea man that's crazy lets throw that in somewhere". The soundtrack is pretty crappy but then again I never cared for ICP. It feels forced on you, they introduce it and remove it quickly and abruptly.

It is obvious this movie was done lazily. Poor editing, poor acting, poor dialogue, etc. It looks like they only did one take on every single scene and didn't bother even trying to make a decent movie. Well when you put in nothing you get nothing. The only honest thing I can say I liked about the whole movie was one scene with the android dude and the chick. And that's it.

Oh, and you know what surprised the hell out of me? This movie was on SHOWTIME!?!?! I thought showtime was a premium competitor to HBO, why, who got this movie on there? What??


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