Evel Knievel

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By on July 24, 2009

Category: 39
All Genres: Biography, Drama
Release Year: 2004
Country: USA, Canada
Runtime: 91
Rating: (0)
Languages: English
Director: John Badham
Sound: Stereo

  • Random People, One Building… Random Pasts, One Need.

  • Writing by: Steve Mandich – (book "Evel Incarnate: The Life and Legend of Evel Knievel")
    Jason Horwitch – (teleplay)

    Produced by: Eveleen Bandy – co-producer
    Howard Braunstein – executive producer
    Sven Clement – associate producer
    Nancy Cotton – producer
    Mel Gibson – executive producer
    Jason Horwitch – co-producer
    Michael Jaffe – executive producer
    Jan Körbelin – executive producer
    Vanessa Ruane – associate producer
    Jörg Westerkamp – associate producer

    Cast: George Eads – Evel
    Jaime Pressly – Linda Bork
    Lance Henriksen – 'Awful' Knoffel
    Matt Gordon
    Peter MacNeill
    Fred Dalton Thompson – Jay Sarno
    Beau Bridges – John Bork
    Jake Brockman – Young Bobby / Evel
    Maggie Butterfield – Ethel Bork
    Brayden Jones – Kelly Knievel
    Riley Jones – Robbie Knievel

    Music: Stewart Copeland
    Official Website: Visit Website

    Plot Outline: Bloodthirsty creatures await a pack of divers who become trapped in an underwater cave network.
    Plot: A coming-of-age comic tale about three eighteen-year-olds just out of high school who go to a Greek island following one of the boys' older girlfriend.

    Movie Quotes: Charlie: They fly! They frickin' fly!

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    The Director extends his deepest gratitude to Steven Newman of Columbus Circle Cab Company, NYC, for allowing two weeks use of an empty building and tolerating the two years that followed. Thank you.

    Goofs: We know about 6 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Anachronisms: Several anachronisms include: Aluminum beer cans were not in use in the '50s; hardhats in the 50's were made of steel, not plastic as portrayed. The helmet worn during the Caesar's Palace jump was a modern helmet with extra padding around the face not yet available in 1968. During the skating scene, Knievel wore skates not available at the time.

    Trivia: There are 19 entries in the trivia list – like these:

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