The Cyclone Rocket Company is a military contractor building missiles for the U.S. Air Force. The company also produces the highly volatile rocket fuel used in the missiles. During a test, a missile explodes. For safety reasons, the government decides to move the company from its current location, nearby an army base and small town, to a new remote location. However, the plant's dangerous chemicals must be moved by truck to the new location via secondary unpaved roads bypassing all inhabited areas, towns and communities. Moreover, the move must be completed fast and the plant must be operational in three days, in order to maintain its government contract. Three trucks are selected to transport the dangerous rocket fuels. Short on drivers for such a dangerous assignment, the company hires a motley crew of desperate men to drive the trucks through rough terrain to the new location. Each truck has a driver and a helper. Each man is promised five thousand dollars as payment upon ...
17,000 mile-an-hour thrills! Here's what goes into the rockets now going up!
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The two tank trucks are Kenworth 900 series. The other truck is a Sterling with a modified cab. See more
When Mitch looks in his rear-view mirror to see Ken driving recklessly through the muddy water, the view in said mirror is from a static camera position as the ground in the mirror is stationary. See more
If we run out of oil, we'll spit in the engine.
Version of Sorcerer
Breezing Along With The Breeze
by Haven Gillespie
, Seymour Simons
(as Seymour B. Simons) and Richard A. Whiting
Marlong Music Corp./Remick Music Corp.
Sung by Sean Garrison See more