History YMMV / SpeedRacer

18th Jul '16 6:38:11 PM HotHead1987
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** The Nintendo DS version is pretty good too.
28th May '16 11:00:01 AM Miracle@StOlaf
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* NarmCharm: The English dub. It may make everyone a MotorMouth, and be full of all kinds of weird [[VerbalTic verbal tics]]... and yet, the show wouldn't be nearly as beloved as it is without the corny acting.

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The English dub. It may make everyone a MotorMouth, and be full of all kinds of weird [[VerbalTic verbal tics]]... and yet, the show wouldn't be nearly as beloved as it is without the corny acting.acting.
** The narration dramatically reveals Racer X's true identity (it's Speed's brother!!) practically OnceAnEpisode, which goes from [[ViewersAreGoldfish annoying and slightly patronizing]] to ridiculously funny after about the fourth or fifth time it happens.
7th May '16 8:46:57 PM dRoy
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* VindicatedByHistory: Upon the film's release in 2008, it was both a critical and commercial bomb. However, as more and more people have discovered the film in bargain bins, many are now hailing it as one of the most faithful adaptations ever, extremely fun, and with groundbreaking visuals.
6th May '16 11:42:10 PM LDragon2
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* * VindicatedByHistory: Upon the film's release in 2008, it was both a critical and commercial bomb. However, as more and more people have discovered the film in bargain bins, many are now hailing it as one of the most faithful adaptations ever, extremely fun, and with groundbreaking visuals.

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* * VindicatedByHistory: Upon the film's release in 2008, it was both a critical and commercial bomb. However, as more and more people have discovered the film in bargain bins, many are now hailing it as one of the most faithful adaptations ever, extremely fun, and with groundbreaking visuals.
6th May '16 3:08:22 PM LDragon2
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* * VindicatedByHistory: Upon the film's release in 2008, it was both a critical and commercial bomb. However, as more and more people have discovered the film in bargain bins, many are now hailing it as one of the most faithful adaptations ever, extremely fun, and with groundbreaking visuals.
27th Apr '16 3:10:35 PM dRoy
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* VindicatedByHistory: Upon the film's release in 2008, it was both a critical and commercial bomb. However, as more and more people have discovered the film in bargain bins, many are now hailing it as one of the most faithful adaptations ever, extremely fun, and with groundbreaking visuals. Indeed, its anime-esque visual style is even beginning to appear again in films that would by released several years later, such as ''Film/ScottPilgrim'', ''Film/SuckerPunch'', ''Film/TronLegacy'', and to an extent, ''Film/PacificRim''.
** The film has also influenced a big-budget blockbuster franchise. It was after proving that bright, high-energy, almost cartoon-like action would work in live-action film that Creator/GenndyTartakovsky was tapped to storyboard ''Film/IronMan2'' because his personal style is very much like that seen in ''Speed Racer''.
19th Apr '16 4:04:46 PM lilpurplebird
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*** "The Car Hater" has a scene where ''normal citizens'' get involved in horrific crashes (sometimes even catching on fire) because some thugs were paid to sabotage many cars.
16th Apr '16 3:48:23 PM Kytseo
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* NoProblemWithLicensedGames: The Nintendo Wii video game is considered a pretty good ''VideoGame/FZero'' knockoff.
16th Apr '16 3:45:13 PM Kytseo
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* SpiritualAdaptation: It's, arguably, just as viable an adaptation of ''VideoGame/FZero'' as it is of ''Anime/SpeedRacer''.
4th Apr '16 1:50:47 AM Ramona122003
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* TheScrappy: With the possible exception of the Casa Cristo fight scene (''maybe'' there wasn't another way for them to get out of that mess), the movie would've been just fine without Spritle and the monkey.
** Snake Oiler is one of the whiniest and most annoying villains to appear onscreen. Though granted, that's likely the point.

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* TheScrappy: With the possible exception of the Casa Cristo fight scene (''maybe'' there wasn't another way for them to get out of that mess), the movie would've been just fine without Spritle and the monkey.
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Snake Oiler is one of the whiniest and most annoying villains to appear onscreen. Though granted, that's likely the point.
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