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Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)

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James Taylor James Taylor
The Driver
Warren Oates Warren Oates
G.T.O
Laurie Bird Laurie Bird
The Girl
Dennis Wilson Dennis Wilson
The Mechanic
David Drake David Drake
Needles Station Attendant
Richard Ruth Richard Ruth
Needles Station Mechanic
Rudy Wurlitzer Rudy Wurlitzer
Hot Rod Driver
Jaclyn Hellman Jaclyn Hellman
Driver's Girl


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Will Corry Will Corry
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1 year, 2 months ago at Oct 7 21:19
So simple, so direct, so on its time. A lot and nothing happens in this trip, but first of all there´s no violence, not even competition, is the obsession with cars
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Description: The Driver (James Taylor) and the Mechanic (Dennis Wilson) are drag racers pitting their gray '55 Chevy against any and all gearheads in order to make money for gas and food. They and a tag-along Girl (Laurie Bird) meet their match in GTO (Warren Oates) and they all set off on a cross-country race to Washington D.C., with the winner getting the loser's car. But it isn't the end that really counts; it is the process of getting there, as the Girl's fickleness forces the Driver to decide what matters more: endless races or her. ... (more)
Release date: 28 October 1972
UPC: 013131093797
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