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Born to Race (2011)

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Born To Race is the story of Danny Krueger, a rebellious young street racer on a collision course with trouble. After an accident at an illegal street race, he is sent to a small town to ... See full summary »

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Alex Ranarivelo

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Steve Sarno (story) (as Steven Sarno), Alex Ranarivelo (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joseph Cross ... Danny Krueger
John Pyper-Ferguson ... Frank Krueger
Brando Eaton ... Jake Kendall
Nicole Badaan Nicole Badaan ... Jessica
Sherry Stringfield ... Lisa Abrams
Spencer Breslin ... Max
Christina Moore ... Ms. Parker
Erik King ... Mr. Briggs
Johanna Braddy ... Rachel
Matt McCoy ... Joe
Grant Show ... Jimmy Kendall
Walter Perez ... Tony
Michael Esparza ... Sanchez
Ali Afshar ... Himself
Whitmer Thomas ... Harry
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Storyline

Born To Race is the story of Danny Krueger, a rebellious young street racer on a collision course with trouble. After an accident at an illegal street race, he is sent to a small town to live with his estranged father, a washed up NASCAR racer. When Danny decides to enter the NHRA High School Drags, he's forced to seek his father's help in taking down the local hot shot. Written by Anonymous

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Action | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for reckless behavior and a fight sequence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 February 2012 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

"Born To Race" was written in 2002 and was originally titled "Racer High". See more »

Goofs

At the end of the final race when Jake loses control of his car, just as it switches to the view from the front before the car launches into the air, you can see that Jake's 2011 Mustang GT has turned into a 2005-2009 V6 Mustang with the same body treatments. See more »

Connections

References Hawaii Five-O (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

LINDA'S SONG
Written by Linda Montoya and Adrian Pieragostino
Produced by Adrian Pieragostino and Linda Montoya
Universal Music Carrers o.b.o
APA House of Music (BMI)
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The catastrophic offspring of Never Back Down and Fast and Furious
29 January 2014 | by joshhopkinzSee all my reviews

Terrible film. The whole thing couldn't be more of a cliché if it tried. You have the rebellious teenager who doesn't like his step dad, truants school and who can't control his anger getting kicked out by his mother who's at wits end to go live with his distant and coincidentally alcoholic father who has a troubled past due to racing. He gets sent to a high school where he begins dating the girl who only became popular by dating the cocky and arrogant alpha racer. Big surprise this popular jerk comes into conflict with our protagonist. At a party (as if it wasn't clichéd enough)You also have the socially rejected nerds who excel at performance modifying and are befriended by the rebellious teen to everyone's surprise I'm sure.

The protagonist is played by Joseph Cross who was twenty five at the time this film was released and who looks nothing like a seventeen year old.

This film is like Never Back Down and Fast and Furious came together to produce a terrible mutant off spring that only just isn't ugly enough to be chained up in the basement.

The one redeemable factor about this film is the cars. As an avid car enthusiast I was pleased with the fairly vast variety of cars. However, I would have preferred to have seen more time spent showing the viewers the engine and inner workings of the cars the way the Fast and Furious franchise tends to.


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