Thunder Road (1958)

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A veteran comes home from the Korean War to the mountains and takes over the family moonshining business. He has to battle big-city gangsters who are trying to take over the business and the police who are trying to put him in prison.


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  • Robert Mitchum and Sandra Knight in Thunder Road (1958)
  • Robert Mitchum and Gene Barry in Thunder Road (1958)
  • Robert Mitchum and Sandra Knight in Thunder Road (1958)
  • Robert Mitchum in Thunder Road (1958)
  • Robert Mitchum and Keely Smith in Thunder Road (1958)
  • Gene Barry in Thunder Road (1958)

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Trivia

The 1950 Ford that Robert Mitchum drives in the beginning is actually a 1951 Ford with a 1950 grille and the chrome windsplits removed. The giveaway: the V-8 emblems, the "Ford Custom" emblems on the front fenders, the dashboard and steering wheel.


Quotes

Vernon Doolin: So it begins. Saw a corpse bird the other day, hadn't seen one in years, shoulda known it was an ill omen.


Goofs

When Luke's rear side window is shot out we hear the sound of breaking glass. Auto glass doesn't shatter like regular glass, so it would not sound like that.

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Genres

Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller

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