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Rated R · 101 min. · 1999

Drama

The surface story is a quixotic cross country road race between dapper sociopath playboy Warren Oates driving a showroom GTO and ultra-laconic proto-grunge hippie gearheads James Taylor and Dennis Wilson behind the wheel of their primer gray souped-up '55 Chevy. In director Monte Hellman's hands, however, the raw materials of an AIP hot rod flick take on dark mythic overtones while becoming a quintessential document of end-of the '60s millennialism.

Director: Monte Hellman
Writer: Will Corry and Rudy Wurlitzer
Producer: Michael S Laughlin
Cast: James Taylor, Warren Oates, Laurie Bird, Dennis Wilson, David Drake, Richard Ruth, Rudy Wurlitzer, Harry Dean Stanton, Jaclyn Hellman and Bill Keller

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