Speed Racer

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By on January 20, 2010

Category: Action
All Genres: Action, Family, Sport
Release Year: 2008
Country: USA
Runtime: 135
Rating: 9.1 (0)
Languages: English
Director: Andy WachowskiLarry Wachowski
Sound: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

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  • From the creators of The Matrix trilogy comes a world built for speed.

  • Writing by: Andy Wachowski – (written by) (as The Wachowski Brothers) &
    Larry Wachowski – (written by) (as The Wachowski Brothers)
    Tatsuo Yoshida – (animated series "Speed Racer")

    Produced by: Bruce Berman – executive producer
    Grant Hill – producer
    Michael Lambert – executive producer
    Roberto Malerba – co-producer
    Henning Molfenter – co-producer
    David Lane Seltzer – executive producer
    Joel Silver – producer
    Andy Wachowski – producer
    Larry Wachowski – producer
    Charlie Woebcken – co-producer

    Cast: Emile Hirsch – Speed Racer
    Nicholas Elia – Young Speed
    Christina Ricci – Trixie
    John Goodman – Pops Racer
    Melissa Holroyd – Speeds Teacher
    Susan Sarandon – Mom Racer
    Matthew Fox – Racer X
    Ariel Winter – Young Trixie
    Scott Porter – Rex Racer
    Benno Fürmann – Inspector Detector
    Gian Ganziano – Everyman Announcer

    Music: Michael Giacchino
    Official Website: Visit Website

    Plot Outline: The story begins with Speed Racer who is a young man with natural racing instincts whose goal is to win The Crucible…
    Plot: 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 Speeds 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. Speed finds support from his parents and his girlfriend Trixie and enters The Crucible in a partnership with his one-time rival, Racer X, seeking to rescue his familys business and the racing sport itself.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    At the end of the closing credits there is a garbled radio transmission which some say sounds like “Help us!”, when played backward it says “Its still alive!”

    Goofs: We know about 3 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Revealing mistakes: When Spritle and Chim Chim are “outside” tanning themselves, the stage ceiling can be seen in Spritles reflector.

    Trivia: There are 17 entries in the trivia list – like these:

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