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Race for Glory (1989)

R | | Action | 3 November 1989 (USA)
A member of an up and coming motorcycle racing team abandons his teamates to join a rival team. He ends up playing second fiddle to the champion of the new team. Not satisfied, and against ... See full summary »

Director:

Rocky Lang

Writers:

Rocky Lang (story), Scott Swanton (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Alex McArthur ... Cody Gifford
Peter Berg ... Chris
Pamela Ludwig Pamela Ludwig ... Jenny
Ray Wise ... Jack Davis
Oliver Stritzel ... Klaus Kroetter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barbara Blossom Barbara Blossom ... Mrs. Eastman
Steve Carlisle ... Mo Turner
Teco Celio Teco Celio ... Guido
John Chambers John Chambers ... Security Guard
Ching-Yi Chen Ching-Yi Chen ... Miiko
Frédéric Darié Frédéric Darié ... Francois
Jerome Dempsey ... Ray Crowley
Frank Dolan Frank Dolan ... Mailman
Scott J. Fisher ... Mourner
Sanford Gorodetsky Sanford Gorodetsky ... Mr. Eastman
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A member of an up and coming motorcycle racing team abandons his teamates to join a rival team. He ends up playing second fiddle to the champion of the new team. Not satisfied, and against the wishes of his new boss, he tries to beat the champion but fails. He leaves racing, eventually to return and reunite with his old friends in an attempt to win the Grand Prix. Written by Fryingham

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Action

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Built See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$100,326

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$100,326
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The production company actually sponsored two real racers who ended up as #17 and 22 on the circuit for the year. This enabled them to be on the track and set up within the racing pits. See more »

Soundtracks

If We Can't Do It
Written by Clif Magness/Mark Mueller
Produced and Performed by Clif Magness
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To say I hated it would be an understatement.
17 June 2000 | by DonalSee all my reviews

What a dire film. I cannot believe that I actually sat down and watched it. A very, very, very, very, very, VERY pathetic effort, with no redeeming features whatsoever. Hateeeeeeedddd ittttt! The so-called "racing" sequences are laughably awful, and the plot was so bad, I've forgotten it. Part of the film was made at the Spa-Francorchamps course in Belgium in, I think, 1988, during the actual Grand Prix there. I was there and am glad I didn't appear in any of the paddock scenes shown in the film. It could have been good...what a pity.


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