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Manta, Manta (1991)

Proud German owners of Opel Manta's race the streets against VW's and Mercedes. They decide to set up a real race with lots of money involved.

Director:

Wolfgang Büld

Writer:

Stefan Cantz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Til Schweiger ... Bertie
Tina Ruland ... Uschi
Stefan Gebelhoff Stefan Gebelhoff ... Gerd
Lena Sabine Berg Lena Sabine Berg ... Florentine (as Sabine Berg)
Michael Kessler Michael Kessler ... Klausi
Nadja Naidenow Nadja Naidenow ... Angie
Ömer Simsek Ömer Simsek ... Hakan
Beatrice Manowski ... Sabine
Martin Armknecht Martin Armknecht ... Axel
Karin Johnson Karin Johnson ... Freundin Axel
Uwe Fellensiek Uwe Fellensiek ... Disco-Besitzer
Jürgen Schornagel ... Herr Ecker
Jockel Tschiersch Jockel Tschiersch ... Radio-DJ
Olaf Ploetz Olaf Ploetz ... Vorsitzender Taubenverein
Liz Becker Liz Becker ... Berties Mutter
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Storyline

Proud German owners of Opel Manta's race the streets against VW's and Mercedes. They decide to set up a real race with lots of money involved.

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Der Film, auf den die Nation wartet!

Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German | Turkish

Release Date:

3 October 1991 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Racin' in the Street See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Constantin Film See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The subject Opel Manta in the film has on a full Mattig Extrem widebody kit (including steel wheels). Of the 3 cars built by Kissling Motorsport for the film, one of them was destroyed during filming. See more »

Goofs

The Manta from the lake has a front grille with a double air intake, so it was produced before facelifting in 1982 but the Manta used in other scenes has a quadruple air intake, so it's a newer model. See more »

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References Rocky V (1990) See more »

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Great cultmovie
16 April 2002 | by kilgatesSee all my reviews

This movie is extremely amusing, and might be more amusing to the dutch than to the germans. Part of the fun is the recognition of stereotypes: these guys really exists in Holland, Germany and probably Belgium, although they are often ruder and less sympathetic than the ones in the movie.


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