Born to Race (2011)

PG-13  |  Video  |   |  Action, Sport  |  31 December 2011 (USA)
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Born To Race is the story of Danny Krueger, a rebellious young street racer on a collision course with trouble. After an accident at an illegal street race, he is sent to a small town to ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Danny Krueger
Frank Krueger
Jake Kendall
Lisa Abrams
Ms. Parker
Mr. Briggs
Jimmy Kendall


Born To Race is the story of Danny Krueger, a rebellious young street racer on a collision course with trouble. After an accident at an illegal street race, he is sent to a small town to live with his estranged father, a washed up NASCAR racer. When Danny decides to enter the NHRA High School Drags, he's forced to seek his father's help in taking down the local hot shot. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for reckless behavior and a fight sequence | See all certifications »

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31 December 2011 (USA)  »

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"Born To Race" was written in 2002 and was originally titled "Racer High". See more »


At the end of the final race when Jake loses control of his car, just as it switches to the view from the front before the car launches into the air, you can see that Jake's 2011 Mustang GT has turned into a 2005-2009 V6 Mustang with the same body treatments. See more »


References Hawaii Five-O (1968) See more »


Written by Maureen Davis and Adam Daniel Stulberg
Performed by The Flutterbies featuring Maureen Davis
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A movie for car geeks
14 September 2012 | by (Edmonton, Canada) – See all my reviews

.. and that's not a bad thing. Most car movies out there are entertainment-only movies for the general audience, so they are full of hammy dialog, hammy acting, hammy directing and inaccuracies about cars.

This is fairly accurate about cars (not perfect, but not outrageous either), has some hammy dialog but the acting and directing are quite competent compared with the Fast and the Furious.

I highly recommend this film for lovers of cars and drag racing in particular. It's also good to see street racers take it to the track like they should; although there are scenes of irresponsible driving, those scenes don't go well for the main character and the movie leads the audience morally in the right direction: to the track.

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