R | | Comedy
When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.
Frank McRae's character, Jim the Mechanic, is loosely based on a weird garage mechanic Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale encountered on a road trip (according to the DVD audio commentary).
No-one's going to believe he went to Miami, nobody goes to Miami!
Rudy Russo: OLD people go to Miami, he's old isn't he? Where do you want him to go, Aspen?
Jeff: Aspen? Fuck Aspen, this crate won't go around the block...
Jim the Mechanic: The fuck it won't! This motherfucker runs!
After the car jumps over the train, a camera is visible on the centerline of the road. This camera jammed before the car landed so there was no usable footage from it.
The film's closing credits state: "The producers wish to thank the governor, people and motion picture office of the State of Arizona for their cooperation in the production of this motion picture."
CBS edited 7 minutes from this film for its 1985 network television premiere.
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