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Born to Race (1988)

A race-car driver falls in love with a beautiful Italian automobile engineer who is travelling the NASCAR circuit to sell her controversial engine technology.

Director:

James Fargo

Writers:

Mary Janeway Bullians (original story), Dennis McGee (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joseph Bottoms ... Al Pagura
Marla Heasley ... Andrea Lombardo
Robert Logan ... Theo Jennings
George Kennedy ... Vincent Duplain
Marc Singer ... Kenny Landruff
Dirk Blocker ... Bud
Michael McGrady ... Walt
LaGena Hart LaGena Hart ... Jenny
Leon Rippy ... Joel
Dean Whitworth Dean Whitworth ... Darryl
Jon Thompson Jon Thompson ... Sheriff McGruffy
Bill Hicks Bill Hicks ... Sphinx
Ed Grady ... Paul
Kevin Campbell Kevin Campbell ... Knothead
Tim Hart Tim Hart ... Enrico's Bodyguard
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Storyline

A race-car driver falls in love with a beautiful Italian automobile engineer who is travelling the NASCAR circuit to sell her controversial engine technology.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Revenge, glory, and explosive excitement in the fastest lane of all.

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Ás dos Stock Cars See more »

Filming Locations:

Charleston, South Carolina, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Romax Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Director James Fargo and actress Marla Heasley worked on The A-Team (1983). See more »

Quotes

Kenny Landruff: All I know is that it was a brown Chevy pickup. 78 I think.
Vincent Duplain: Well why didn't you tell me that before?
Kenny Landruff: You didn't ask.
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