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Days of Thunder
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5.9 IMDB rating
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Tom Cruise Tom Cruise
Cole Trickle
Nicole Kidman Nicole Kidman
Dr. Claire Lewicki
Robert Duvall Robert Duvall
Harry Hogge
Randy Quaid Randy Quaid
Tim Daland
Cary Elwes Cary Elwes
Russ Wheeler
Michael Rooker Michael Rooker
Rowdy Burns
John C. Reilly John C. Reilly
Buck Bretherton


Written by
Robert Towne Robert Towne
(story) and
Tom Cruise Tom Cruise
(story)


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Racing flick, with heart

9 years, 11 months ago at Oct 18 19:13
1 vote
You've got to respect a movie that can make NASCAR look watchable. The chemistry between Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise was great in this movie, the racing footage was top notch and filmed at actual NASCAR events, and the story was compelling enough, although a bit of a cookie-cutter formula to it.

An average movie

5 years, 6 months ago at Mar 7 11:37
1 vote
By now, I have seen all the movies directed by Tony Scott and it is probably the worst one he has made. I mean, I have seen this movie like ages ago but I still remember that the whole thing was pretty boring... The biggest issue, in my opinion, is how can you make an exciting movie about a sport like Nascar racing?!? I mean, no offense, but you only have those guys making circles for hours and it... read more

Has not aged well...

3 years, 1 month ago at Aug 21 17:20
1 vote
"You and Rowdy have the same sickness, it's called denial and it's probably going to kill you both."

The racing sequences in Days of Thunder are fantastic. Everything else is borderline unwatchable. That's about all you need to know about this early Tom Cruise vehicle. (Excuse the pun.)

A rebellious hotshot race car driver, Cole Trickle (Cruise) dreams of NASCAR fame ... read more
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A young hot-shot stock car driver gets his chance to compete at the top level.
Release date: 27 June 1990
UPC: 097363212379
Tags: Action (17), Drama (14), Racing (11), Sports (8), Romance (7), Rivalry (5), Sport (4), 1990 (3), Hospital (3), 1990s (3), Friendship (3), Cars (3), Racer (2), Automobile Racing (2), Brain Surgeon (2), Career (2), Stock Car Racing (2), Mechanic (2), Team (2), Driver (2)
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"24.1, Netflix Sähkökitara ulisee, taivas punertaa ja Tom Cruise romuttaa autoja radalla. Days of Thunder on niin korni, että sitä katselee ilomielin pieni hymynvire huulillaan. Koska elokuvassa on pakko olla pellin runnomista aina tietyin väliajoin, täytyy Tom Cruisen hermostua takana tööttäilevälle taksikuskille tai setviä Michael Rookerin kanssa erimielisyydet rantahietikolla rymistellen."


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