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Cannonball Run II (1984)

PG | | Action, Comedy | 29 June 1984 (USA)
The original characters from The Cannonball Run (1981) race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.

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Storyline

The Sheik who competed at the last Cannonball Run, is berated by his father for not winning it. So he tells him to go and win. Problem is that there is no Cannonball Run. So his father tells him to make one of his own. He puts up a million dollars as the prize. So former Cannonballers J.J. and his buddy Vince join, as does Blake and Fenderbaum and some other characters. But Blake and Fenderbaum owe a mobster some money, and the mobster owes some other guy more. He then decides to grab the Sheik and hold him for ransom so he can pay the guy back. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Action | Comedy

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29 June 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Auf dem Highway ist wieder die Hölle los  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,223,948, 1 July 1984

Gross USA:

$28,078,073
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

On certain original Beta video covers, it stated this movie was the debut of the monster truck Bigfoot in a motion picture, cashing in on the popularity of the truck in the mid 1980s. It's not true, as Bigfoot first appeared in Take This Job and Shove It (1981). See more »

Goofs

When the CHP Sergeant is chasing the military car driven by Captain Chaos, the nuns, and JJ McClure, the police car's top emergency lights change from yellow and red in up close shots, to red and blue in long shots. Also, the lights are switched on and strobing when seen in long shots, but not on in up close shots. See more »

Quotes

Marcie: Can you imagine the stories J.J.'s making up about last night? He's driving poor old Victor crazy.
Jill: Yeah, well poor old Victor's buying every word of it.
Marcie: Well, what he doesn't know ain't gonna hurt us.
Jill: Never has.
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Connections

Referenced in E! True Hollywood Story: Dean Martin (1999) See more »

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Cannonball
Written by Ray Stevens (as R. Stevens)
Performed by Ray Stevens
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Still funny. Quit ya belly-aching everyone and relax.
28 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

This film was good to watch and was still funny. Ok its not the best film in the world but i still found it funny and many still do. The chimp was cool and so were the rest of the cast. It was also a bonus to see Richard Kiel in the film (hes the big 7'2" tall man who pushed 4 men along the floor in the fight scene) Watch it everyone and just Relax. Overall I'd give it 7 out of 10


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