MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 821 this week

Snake and Mongoose (2013)

5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 322 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 14 critic

The untold story of how Southern California drag racers, Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen combined with corporate giants to change the face of sports and ultimately became the most famous rivalry in racing history.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4902 titles
created 27 Oct 2011
 
a list of 25 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 48 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 30 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 36 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Snake and Mongoose (2013)

Snake and Mongoose (2013) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Snake and Mongoose.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

An electronic ankle bracelet and being under house arrest aren't about to stop up-and-coming actress Maggie Chase (Tanna Frederick) from the two things she craves the most: real fame and ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Jaglom
Stars: Tanna Frederick, Noah Wyle, Christopher Rydell
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A film about the behind-the-scenes world of Washington politics. A former staffer that has fallen from grace tries to get back in the political game but realizes "there is life above the beltway."

Director: Dave Fraunces
Stars: Tate Donovan, Sarah Clarke, Kip Pardue
Rotgut (2012)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Billy Garberina
Stars: Jeremy Owen, Paul Alsing, Megan Pribyl
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Eric Bauza, Nick Corirossi, Dean Edwards
Director: Jeymes Samuel
Stars: Jesse Williams, Michael K. Williams
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Keith Black
...
...
Arthur Spear
...
...
Wally Parks
...
Ed Donovan
...
Mike McAllister
...
Kelly
...
Roland Leong
...
Thomas Greer
...
Tommy - 8-10
...
Judy McEwen
...
Sharon
...
...
Mrs. McWorter
Edit

Storyline

The untold story of how Southern California drag racers, Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen combined with corporate giants to change the face of sports and ultimately became the most famous rivalry in racing history.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for smoking throughout and some language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 September 2013 (USA)  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$12,089 (USA) (16 August 2013)

Gross:

$152,200 (USA) (27 September 2013)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

(HD)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Multiple instances of the modern 3 amber bulb "Christmas Tree" shown, when during the time period this movie takes place (1958-1978), the 5 amber bulb "Tree" was used. See more »

Connections

Referenced in AmeriCarna: Hot Rods and Dragsters (2014) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Better than Its Receipts Would Indicate
15 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Man, this poor movie stunk up the box office. Too bad, it was an excellent, and dare I say it? - family friendly film. I remember buying the Hot Wheels cars, I remember Snake vs. Mongoose on Wide World of Sports, and I immensely enjoyed the more or less true story about the friends, rivals, and ultimately friends again pair who helped take racing to a higher level.

Not too many big names here, John Heard has a minor role, Noah Wyle has a bigger one, but the low-lying stars, Richard Blake and Jesse Williams, and also the delightfully unassuming Ashley Hinshaw as Lynn Prudhomme, will take you back to the 70's, when gas was cheap, cars were fast, and people sadly died when things went wrong with forward-engine top fuel dragsters.

Give this nice film a try.


9 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What cities will this be shown in csigsrfan
shooting starts in May johncdavison
So awesome there is a movie about these guys! johnnyhightest
Don't want to be rude... h-combrinck123
Don 'The Snake' Prudhomme and tom Tom ' Mongoose ' Mcewen Cameo rolls csa778
What a shame Tiki_Man
Discuss Snake and Mongoose (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?