When a serial killer turns his attention on the lead detective he is asked to check into a clinic treating law enforcement officials who cant face their jobs. As the patients begin being murdered they restart doing what they do best.
Charles S. Dutton,
Talented rookie race-car driver Jimmy Bly has started losing his focus and begins to slip in the race rankings. It's no wonder, with the immense pressure being shoveled on him by his overly ambitious promoter brother as well as Bly's romance with his arch rival's girlfriend Sophia. With much riding on Bly, car owner Carl Henry brings former racing star Joe Tanto on board to help Bly. To drive Bly back to the top of the rankings, Tanto must first deal with the emotional scars left over from a tragic racing accident which nearly took his life.Written by
Jimmy Bly's helmet is almost the same as former CART/Champ Car driver Mark Blundell's helmet. The only difference is Blundell's has his initials MB on the top as opposed to JB on Jimmy Bly's helmet. Blundell also drove for Pac West Racing which Jimmy Bly's car is based on. See more »
Clearly, the race in Germany was americanized for the movie. Commentators would not say "Welcome to Germany", but "Welcome to City, Germany". In addition, German TV does not announce temperatures in Fahrenheit, ever. And German weather maps show Germany, not half of Europe for their forecast. If they do, the countries are named in German, not English. In the movie, the temperatures are in Celsius and Fahrenheit and the weather map shows 'Poland', not Polen, 'Germany' and not Deutschland. See more »
[In Japan, Sophia Simone does her synchronized swimming routine while Jimmy Bly figures out Beau Brandenberg's next move in racing on his computer laptop]
What are you doing?
[showing off to Jimmy her synchronized swimming moves]
Swimming? That's swimming to you, huh? I don't think that's swimming; that's uh... a little beyond. I've never seen anything like that. Pretty fantastic. Where'd you learn to do that?
I, uh... I was raised by frogs.
Raised by frogs?
Ribbit. Ribbit. Ribbit.
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Utter and complete tripe - a film that is without any credibility, if for no other reason that it had the absolute temerity to think it could upstage Frankenheimer's 1966 masterpiece GRAND PRIX, on which it is so loosely yet obviously, based! Working on the assumption that 90% of viewers would never have seen (let alone heard of) GRAND PRIX, Stallone wrote himself a ROCKY on the racetrack.
Cornball script, z-grade fx....well thats to be expected, the Formula 1 people were never going to allow a loser like Harlin and his production flunkies anywhere near near the real thing, unlike the latitude extended to John Frankenheimer during GRAND PRIX's filming in 1965.
Look, I'm not even wasting more words on this affront to cinematic good taste. If you liked THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS you might be suitably underwhelmed by this crap!
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