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Race (2007)

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Far in the future, the Interplanetary Alliance staves off threats of war by establishing the high energy Star Car 5000 racing circuit, thereby allowing potential enemies to act out their ... See full summary »


Robert Brousseau, Scott Heming (co-director)


Rhonda Smiley, Kevin O'Donnell (story) | 2 more credits »



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Credited cast:
James Hereth ... Trance Caldron / Bradford / Cmdr. Chad
Kevin Lewis Kevin Lewis ... Lord Helter
Wheaton James Wheaton James ... Samuel Potter (as Russel Perryman)
Rhonda Smiley Rhonda Smiley ... Stash (as Jane Roberts)
Terry Diab Terry Diab ... Sola / Drayka
Bill Mendieta ... Frikes / Gortak
H.L. Cannon H.L. Cannon ... Chancellor Nedon / Partak
J.J. Song J.J. Song ... Chenti
Andre Benita ... T.E.S. Computer (as Benita Marti)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Brousseau Robert Brousseau ... Additional Voices
Tad Herrington Tad Herrington ... Additional Voices
Dean Jackson Dean Jackson ... Additional Voices
Mark Newton ... Additional Voices
Don Waters Don Waters ... Additional Voices


Far in the future, the Interplanetary Alliance staves off threats of war by establishing the high energy Star Car 5000 racing circuit, thereby allowing potential enemies to act out their aggressions on the racecourse. The drivers become celebrities revered everywhere, but ruthlessness rules and the stakes grow ever higher. A victim of corporate betrayal, Team Earth manager Potter (Russel Perryman) still carries deep emotional scars from a long-ago catastrophic crash and has vowed to win again - without the aid of sponsorship. His rag tag crew consists of the only three people he trusts; himself, hardheaded driver, Trance Caldron (James Hereth) and mechanic, Stash (Jane Roberts). At the same time, Planet Tagmatia's charismatic leader, Lord Helter (Kevin Lewis), is secretly making preparations for a massive military strike against the peacekeeping Alliance leadership, utilizing his planet's racing team as a convenient way to mask his nefarious machinations. That is, until Team Earth ... Written by Stevie B

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When you have nothing left to lose, winning is everything.


Animation | Sci-Fi



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Release Date:

17 July 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Race: Rebellen - Piloten - Krieger See more »

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Production Co:

Hyper Image See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital


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"Let's fraggle 'em"
29 September 2015 | by The_Phantom_ProjectionistSee all my reviews

I'm a fan of indie sci-fi flicks, and apparently so are director Robert Brosseau and the Hyper Image production company, because the 2007 film they released is a surprisingly ambitious stab at an animated adventure aimed at the PG-13 crowd. RACE is not the most original space opera ever made and is not without its share of glaring problems, but the tendency of the filmmakers to make the extra effort shines through in most of the features' aspects and makes this one worth chancing for particular sci-fi fans.

The story: In a distant future wherein a shaky interplanetary alliance is maintained by the popularity of a dangerous vehicular sport, a ragtag human racing team uncovers the plot of a sinister ruler to seize control by shattering the alliance.

Despite its cartoonish design and unrated status, RACE is clearly a movie for a slightly older crowd of kids, given its salty dialogue, high level of violence, and sexual undertones. This works well enough for an action feature, and the movie definitely has some good adrenaline scenes going for it. The entire racing aspect is a clear lift from THE PHANTOM MENACE – right down to the first contest taking place on a desert planet – but the filmmakers have a knack for creating thrills and craft three surprisingly excellent race scenes, bolstered by a handful of shootouts and dogfights. Most promising of all is Brosseau's direction: even though the animation sometimes dips into cheap video game quality, the editing and camera-work gives this one a surprisingly professional edge, to the point that it's easy to imagine it being filmed in live-action.

Disappointingly, the film's weaknesses weigh heavy on its enjoyability. The screenplay by Rhonda Smiley is intricately detailed - possibly too much so for some viewers. The extensive cast and complexity of the plot's politics are more akin to DUNE than anything George Lucas ever created, and it may be a little excessive for a casual audience. It might seem more involving had the characters been more intriguing, but from the cocky protagonist to the crotchety team manager and the doomed best friend, don't expect many surprises or opportunities for these guys to grow on you. Additionally, the heavy sexualization of female characters is wearying: I challenge anyone to find even a handful of female characters – even in the background – who are not revealingly dressed or designed with enormous breasts.

Nevertheless, RACE is unique enough of an experience to take note of, and in that regard, it's disappointing that it's so obscure. Without a doubt, this is the niche film of someone who has yet to discover it, and the feature is strong enough to make it worth checking out – just in case you're that someone. Rent it if you're interested.

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