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Speed Lovers/Thunder in Dixie

William F. McGaha , Fred Lorenzen , William F. McGaha , William T. Naud    NR (Not Rated)   DVD

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pit Pork March 21 2006
By Dennis Matthews - Published on Amazon.com
Format:DVD
I grew up in North Carolina & spent a good part of my childhood in the mid 60s at racetracks. I once saw Richard Petty eating a bar-b-q sandwich before a race, something these movies brought back memories of.

These two films are great examples of Speedsploitation (part of the Hicksploitation family.) The first, Speed Lovers, is a hilarious ham-bone excursion into big hair, go-go music, and overgrown racetrack "kids" well into their 30s. The star (who also wrote, produced & directed the picture) is someone I wish I knew. The scene where he pushes the "bad guys" into a pool and grabs a last-minute kiss from one of the poolside molls before his escape sums up the spirit of this movie in living color. What a guy.

The second picture, Thunder in Dixie, is the polar opposite of the first, the Yang to its Yin. In black & white with a top-notch story of hurt, anger, revenge, betrayal, and finally resolution, this story really packs a punch. Although betrayed by a floozy who dies & seems a saint to racetrack driver Ticker, it's really his former partner & racer Mickey that you feel the most for. He's really sexy, yet his best friend turns on him, & his wife is the illegitimate lovechild of Clark Gable & Loretta Young. I like to think that after the conclusion of the movie, Ticker & Mickey realize that they love each other & run over Mickey's wife at the next race.

High octane recommendations for both movies, each for different reasons.
3.0 out of 5 stars Classic drive-in movie theater trash Sept. 13 2012
By Jason Kirkfield - Published on Amazon.com
Format:DVD
This speedsploitation flick was nearly a one-man show for writer-director-producer-star Bill McGaha, who spends the entire film strutting around looking and sounding like a drunk George W. Bush. Speed Lovers offers some of the.worst.acting.ever. (Mind you, I love bad car movies.) This makes the original Gone in 60 Seconds look like an art film, and Two-Lane Blacktop an Oscar winner. The on-track footage--especially the vintage pit crew action--makes it worthwhile, even if the shots are incongruently spliced together. Were there that many crashes back in 1967? Damn.

Genre rating: 3 stars

Note: This review is for Speed Lovers only. The sole release available here is a double-feature with 1964's Thunder in Dixie.
5.0 out of 5 stars QUALITY DVD. WILL BE ENJOYED BY ALL WHO VIEW IT. July 25 2014
By Midcoast Vintage - Published on Amazon.com
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QUALITY DVD. WILL BE ENJOYED BY ALL WHO VIEW IT.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Where are the robots? Dec 8 2012
By Arnhout Zwingley - Published on Amazon.com
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This movie needs the robots from MST3K. Thunder in Dixie, or Thunder at the Colony 7 near Baltimore, is disjointed and wierd.

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