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* DownLADrain: The film climaxes with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fnl4Y-nYdJE a race down the LA river]] between Bannon's Cobra and Smith's Ferrari.

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* DownLADrain: The film climaxes with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fnl4Y-nYdJE a race down the LA river]] concrete L.A. River channel]] between Bannon's Cobra and Smith's Ferrari.


* DownLADrain: The end included [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fnl4Y-nYdJE a race down the LA river]].

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* DownLADrain: The end included film climaxes with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fnl4Y-nYdJE a race down the LA river]].river]] between Bannon's Cobra and Smith's Ferrari.


* SuddenlyVoiced at the very end, as he loses control of his bike (again) and plunges into the water alongside the ''Queen Mary'':
--->'''Lapchick:''' [[PrecisionFStrike OH, SHIIIIIT...]]

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* SuddenlyVoiced SuddenlyVoiced: Lapchick at the very end, as he loses control of his bike (again) and plunges into the water alongside the ''Queen Mary'':
--->'''Lapchick:''' -->'''Lapchick:''' [[PrecisionFStrike OH, SHIIIIIT...]]


* RuleOfCool: At the beginning of the film, it's made very clear that this is a standard rally race with staggered start times (albeit in tiny, 10-second intervals). In other words, they're technically racing against the clock, not against each other. At the end of the race this is conveniently forgotten as the Ferrari and Cobra (which were only separated by one interval) race to get to the finish line first, because it's more fun to watch cars race each other than the clock.



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: At the beginning of the film, it's made very clear that this is a standard rally race with staggered start times (albeit in tiny, 10-second intervals). In other words, they're technically racing against the clock, not against each other. At the end of the race this is conveniently forgotten as the Ferrari and Cobra (which were only separated by one interval) race to get to the finish line first.


* ButtMonkey: Lt. Roscoe

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* ButtMonkey: ButtMonkey:
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Lt. Roscoe



** Except for the ''Series/{{Jackass}}'' entry, perhaps.



* SuddenlyVoiced at the very end, as he loses control of his bike (again) and plunges into the water alongside the ''Queen Mary'':
--->'''Lapchick:''' [[PrecisionFStrike OH, SHIIIIIT...]]



* TheVoiceless: Lapchick, the "Mad Hungarian".
** SuddenlyVoiced at the very end, as he loses control of his bike (again) and plunges into the water alongside the ''Queen Mary'':
--->'''Lapchick:''' [[PrecisionFStrike OH, SHIIIIIT...]]

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* TheVoiceless: Lapchick, the "Mad Hungarian".
** SuddenlyVoiced at the very end, as he loses control of his bike (again) and plunges into the water alongside the ''Queen Mary'':
--->'''Lapchick:''' [[PrecisionFStrike OH, SHIIIIIT...]]
Hungarian," who becomes SuddenlyVoiced.


Compare ''Film/TheCannonballRun''; both films were inspired by the same [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannonball_Baker_Sea-To-Shining-Sea_Memorial_Trophy_Dash real-life outlaw race]] (but this one did it first, and some would say better).

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Compare ''Film/TheCannonballRun''; both films were inspired by the same [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannonball_Baker_Sea-To-Shining-Sea_Memorial_Trophy_Dash real-life outlaw race]] (but this one did it first, and some would say better).
race]].


* NiceCar: An entire race full of them.

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* NiceCar: An entire race full of them.


-->--'''Michael Bannon''', commencement speech.

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-->--'''Michael -->-- '''Michael Bannon''', commencement speech.
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A 1976 American action-comedy film, directed and co-written by veteran stuntman Charles Bail, about an illegal cross-country road race.

Wealthy but bored businessman Michael Bannon (Michael Sarrazin) issues the code word "Gumball" to his fellow automobile enthusiasts, who gather in a garage in UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity to embark on a coast-to-coast race "with no catalytic converter and no 55-mile-per-hour speed limit." Their nemesis, LAPD lieutenant Roscoe, also learns of the race and most of the film is devoted to the adventures of the various driving teams and Roscoe's ineffectual attempts to apprehend them. HilarityEnsues.

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A 1976 American action-comedy film, directed and co-written by veteran stuntman Charles Bail, about an illegal cross-country road race.

race. Its large EnsembleCast includes Michael Sarrazin, Creator/RaulJulia, Tim [=McIntire=], Nicholas Pryor, Normann Burton, and Creator/GaryBusey.

Wealthy but bored businessman Michael Bannon (Michael Sarrazin) (Sarrazin) issues the code word "Gumball" to his fellow automobile enthusiasts, who gather in a garage in UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity to embark on a coast-to-coast race "with no catalytic converter and no 55-mile-per-hour speed limit." Their nemesis, LAPD lieutenant Roscoe, Roscoe (Burton), also learns of the race and most of the film is devoted to the adventures of the various driving teams and Roscoe's ineffectual attempts to apprehend them. HilarityEnsues.



* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed:
** Lapchick is a loose expy of Creator/CharlieChaplin.
** The Arizona state trooper who Kandinsky and Avila put one over on talks exactly like Creator/HenryFonda.

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed:
** Lapchick is a loose expy of Creator/CharlieChaplin.
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NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: The Arizona state trooper who Kandinsky and Avila put one over on looks a little like (and talks exactly like ''exactly'' like) Creator/HenryFonda.


* HelloAgainOfficer: The main racers are literally on a first name basis with their dogged pursuer.


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* SympatheticInspectorAntagonist: The main racers are literally on a first name basis with their dogged pursuer.


* ButtMonkey: Lapchick spends the whole film bug-eyed over his various crashes.

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* ButtMonkey: Lt. Roscoe
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Lapchick spends the whole film bug-eyed over his various crashes.



* DrivesLikeCrazy: Lapchick The Mad Hungarian. ''Literally''. Franco, to a lesser extent. Also Ace "Mr. Guts" Preston in the Camaro Z-28, toward the end, as he tries to get through a traffic jam by [[CarSkiing going up on two wheels]] (while giving a rebel yell).

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* DrivesLikeCrazy: Lapchick The the Mad Hungarian. ''Literally''. Franco, to a lesser extent. Also Ace "Mr. Guts" Preston in the Camaro Z-28, toward the end, as he tries to get through a traffic jam by [[CarSkiing going up on two wheels]] (while giving a rebel yell).


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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed:
** Lapchick is a loose expy of Creator/CharlieChaplin.
** The Arizona state trooper who Kandinsky and Avila put one over on talks exactly like Creator/HenryFonda.


--> '''Andy [=McAllister=]:''' Sedately Barney, as befits our years and station in life.

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--> '''Andy [=McAllister=]:''' Sedately Sedately, Barney, as befits our years and station in life.



* VitriolicBestBuds: Bannon and Smith have been trying to outdo each other since childhood.



--->'''Lapchick:''' [[PrecisionFStrike OH SHIIIIIT...]]

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--->'''Lapchick:''' [[PrecisionFStrike OH OH, SHIIIIIT...]]

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* TheVoiceless: Lapchick, the "Mad Hungarian".
** SuddenlyVoiced at the very end, as he loses control of his bike (again) and plunges into the water alongside the ''Queen Mary'':
--->'''Lapchick:''' [[PrecisionFStrike OH SHIIIIIT...]]


A 1976 action-comedy film, directed and co-written by veteran stuntman Charles Bail, about an illegal cross-country road race.

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A 1976 American action-comedy film, directed and co-written by veteran stuntman Charles Bail, about an illegal cross-country road race.

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