Checkered Flag or Crash (1977)

PG   |    |  Adventure, Comedy

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Race car driver Walkaway Madden signs up for the big Manilla 1000 off-road race through the Philippines jungle. The photojournalist C.C. Wainwright comes along for the ride.

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  • Susan Sarandon in Checkered Flag or Crash (1977)
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  • Joe Don Baker in Checkered Flag or Crash (1977)
  • Checkered Flag or Crash (1977)
  • Susan Sarandon and Joe Don Baker in Checkered Flag or Crash (1977)
  • Joe Don Baker in Checkered Flag or Crash (1977)

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14 June 2002 | billcody
| This is where JR Ewing got his start!
Don't listen to these others posters - this is a great film. How can you go wrong with the great Joe Don Baker, Susan Sarandon (although this is one of the few films in her early career where you don't get to see her breasts. and what breasts those are - the lemon scene in Atlantic City is probably the defining moment of this great actresses career!) larry Hagman doing an early riff on JR Ewing as an unscrupulous Off Road Racing promoter, and Parnelli Jones - as himself.

I always thought Ms. Sarandon had bought up all the prints of this movie - but if you get a chance to see it - definitely give it a look.

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Adventure | Comedy


Release Date:

18 January 1978



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