Rank: 29/100 in Top Movie 1981 – The Cannonball Run: You’ll root for them all…but you’ll never guess who wins.

Movie Synopsis:
A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. “Cannonball” Baker, who in the roaring 20’s rode his motorcycle across the country. Many of the characters are based on ruses developed by real Cannonball racers over the several years that the event was run.

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Movie details:

  • Original Title: The Cannonball Run
  • Original Language: en
  • Release Date: 1981-06-19
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie
  • Category 2 (Genres): Comedy Movie, Action Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1981
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Golden Harvest Company, Albert S. Ruddy Productions, 20th Century Fox
  • Production Countries: United States of America, Hong Kong
  • Budget: $18,000,000.00
  • Revenue: $72,179,579.00
  • Running Time: 95 minutes
  • Director: Hal Needham
  • Actors: Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett, Dean Martin, Dom DeLuise
  • YB100 views Counts: 164
  • YB100 Likes: 5
  • Popularity: 10.002
  • Vote Count: 328
  • Vote Average: 6.2

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