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Sporting Chance (1975)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1975 (Italy)
Life in the fast lane becomes deadly for Wilde and Sinclair when the mob tries to "fix" the sport of high-speed racing. Wilde then finds himself mixed up with lady luck and a network of communist killers.

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Val Guest, Peter Medak | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Curtis ... Danny Wilde (archive footage)
Roger Moore ... Lord Brett Sinclair (archive footage)
John Cairney ... The Jenkin Brothers (archive footage)
Donald Pickering ... Lyndon (archive footage)
Lois Maxwell ... Louise (archive footage)
Maxwell Shaw Maxwell Shaw ... Vine (archive footage)
Tim Barret Tim Barret ... John Radcliffe (archive footage)
Sam Kydd ... Dwyer (archive footage)
David Neal ... Jerry Sandford (archive footage)
Jenny Hanley ... Magda (archive footage)
Sean Lynch ... Yates (archive footage)
Helena Ross Helena Ross ... Joe (archive footage)
Russ Henderson Russ Henderson ... Sam (archive footage)
Dudley Foster Dudley Foster ... Heather (archive footage)
Ed Devereaux ... Ryker (archive footage)
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In this follow-up to their 1971 series "Persuaders!", two best friends, English gentleman Lord Brett Sinclair and American playboy Danny Wilde, investigate who and why is trying to fix the Formula 1 race that Danny is involved with. What at first seems like a push from the local gangsters to get with the program turns out to be a wide conspiracy involving the Scotland Yard, Soviet spies and a lot of money. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1975 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Cursa See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Curtis + Moore are the Persuaders!
12 March 2002 | by The Flying CSee all my reviews

It´s actually not a movie, It´s just 2 episodes of the fantastic persuaders TV series put in one tape. The show was made in between 1970-1971 and this Sporting Chance, as they call it, is one of the best in the series. The chemistry between Moore and Curtis is incredible, they just seem to spur each other into better performances. These two episodes offer great action, fantastic comedy and lots of excitement, and I personally recommend this to everybody!


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