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Speed Racer (2008)

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Emile Hirsch Emile Hirsch
Speed
Nicholas Elia Nicholas Elia
Young Speed Racer
Melissa Holroyd Melissa Holroyd
Speed's Teacher
Ariel Winter Ariel Winter
Young Trixie
Scott Porter Scott Porter
Rex Racer
Peter Fernandez Peter Fernandez
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Harvey Friedman Harvey Friedman
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best adaption of an anime ever? Probably

14 years, 6 months ago at May 19 4:30
3 votes
I was expecting cheese out the ass, and I got it. I just didn't expect to enjoy it so much. this movie was two hours long, but it sure didn't feel like it. Somehow it just kinda went in a blur...
As far cgi goes atleast I knew what I was walking into and there were no misleading trailers to tell me otherwise(Beowulf). The race segments were a blast to watch. The weapons some of them had. A ... read more

Everything that art shouldn't be

6 years, 11 months ago at Dec 30 18:36
2 votes
It's a misunderstood masterpiece, they said. The action is breathtaking, they said. The visuals are beautiful, they said. The Wachowskis are innovative geniuses, they said. The story is seamless, they said. The comedy works, they said. The characters as they are portrayed are believable, they said. Everyone pulls off a perfect performance, they said. It captures the spirit of youth perfectly, they... read more

A movie of modest ambitions

14 years, 6 months ago at May 12 6:16
1 vote
The directors aren't looking to make anything substantial, they just want to take the cartoon and make a live action movie out of it. That's pretty much it. It has about the same depth as the cartoon did. Unfortunately, a movie (usually) sets a higher bar as far as plot and story are concerned.

5/5 for fantastic visuals (including Christina Ricci) and 0/5 for the rest. A little bit... read more
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Description: The story begins with Speed Racer who is a young man with natural racing instincts whose goal is to win The Crucible, a cross-country car racing rally that took the life of his older brother, Rex Racer. Speed is loyal to the family business, run by his parents Pops and Mom. Pops designed Speed's car, the Mach 5. The owner of Royalton Industries makes Speed a lucrative offer, Speed rejects the offer, angering the owner. Speed also uncovers a secret that top corporate interests, including Royalton, are fixing races and cheating to gain profit. With the offer to Speed denied, Royalton wants to ensure that Speed will not win races. ... (more)
Release date: 7 May 2008
Tags: Action (21), Comedy (13), Racing (12), 2008 (11), Adventure (10), Family (7), Fantasy (6), 2000s (6), Sports (4), Cartoon (4), Cars (4), Drama (3), Sci-fi (3), Deception (3), Race (3), Corruption (3), Car Chase (3), Cgi (3), Based On TV Series (3), Sport (2)
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