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License to Drive (1988)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 6 July 1988 (USA)
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A teen decides to go for a night on the town with his friends despite flunking his driver's test.

Director:

Greg Beeman

Writer:

Neil Tolkin
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Corey Haim ... Les Anderson
Corey Feldman ... Dean
Carol Kane ... Mrs. Anderson
Richard Masur ... Mr. Anderson
Heather Graham ... Mercedes Lane
Michael Manasseri ... Charles
Harvey Miller Harvey Miller ... The Professor
Michael A. Nickles ... Paolo (as M.A. Nickles)
Nina Siemaszko ... Natalie Anderson
Grant Goodeve ... Natalie's DMV Examiner
James Avery ... Les' DMV Examiner
Grant Heslov ... Karl
Michael Ensign ... School Teacher / Bus Driver
Helen Hanft ... Miss Hellberg
Christopher Burton Christopher Burton ... Rudy
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Storyline

Les doesn't have a driving license yet, but to impress his gorgeous date Mercedes he borrows his grandpa's Cadillac for a night out... and has to witness the poor car going through more and more intense maltreatments. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Taglines:

Some guys get all the brakes!

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 July 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

To Live and Drive in L.A. See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$22,433,275
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Nine Cadillacs were purchased for use in this movie. See more »

Goofs

When the drunk man falls asleep and Les is trying to get in the car, you can see the stuntman turning his head toward Les several times, obviously making sure he is keeping the car in the right place. See more »

Quotes

Dean: Les, to live in fear is not to live at all.
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Alternate Versions

To receive a PG certificate, 7 seconds were cut from the original UK video version with the removal of the line "You mustn't fuck with the Department of Motor Vehicles." The line was reinstated for the 2012 UK DVD, which is rated 12. See more »


Soundtracks

One More Dance
Written by Barry Eastmond and Jolyon Skinner
Produced by Barry Eastmond (as Barry J. Eastmond)
Performed by Jonathan Butler
Courtesy of Jive/RCARecords
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21 December 2005 | by snoady78See all my reviews

well what can i say don't read other comments this is 80s at its best...

great cast great story... plus a great few cars.

plus there's a great scene at the start with Heather Grahem and Freddy Cruger ( another great movie)

also check out Philip banks from the fresh prince......

"last name first...first name last"

one of the best 80s films around not yet on pal DVD but wont be long........ check out my reviews i don't lie

snoady78


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