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Race Across the ________!

Postby iconogassed » Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:04 am

https://www.criticker.com/films/?filter=e57832

Films centered on a race across a large geographical area: world, continent, country, or a significant stretch of such. Races against time or oneself also count, ie. Around the World in 80 Days. I haven't seen any of the new Death Races, but my understanding is that they are each about a series of smaller and more contained races or derby-type things, so they would not count.

Particularly interested in non-American examples. Like a Bollywood remake of Cannonball Run.

They are rarely good or interesting, but go down real smooth on stoned Sunday afternoons


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Re: Race Across the ________!

Postby Stewball » Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:45 pm

"Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines" (1965), and the follow on with automobiles, "Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies" (1969), both set in Europe.

And then there's always the "Cars" franchise, and "Planes".

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Re: Race Across the ________!

Postby Bartbaard » Sat Dec 21, 2019 6:55 pm

https://www.criticker.com/film/Redline-2009/

I'd highly recommend "Redline (2009)". Wacky animated race across space. Story is absurd and probably a bit bad. But overall, as you said, a fun watch on a lazy sunday afternoon. Buttery smooth animation and wacky characters galore.

Apparently this movie got its director fired, because of its ridiculous high production costs as it went way over budget.

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Re: Race Across the ________!

Postby iconogassed » Sun Dec 29, 2019 9:43 pm

Thanks to both ye!


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