Grand Theft Auto
See the greatest cars in the world destroyed!
A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her.
The sub-genre of action film involving car chases across America includes a multitude of minor classics like Smokey and the Bandit, Cannonball Run and It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. Here Roger Corman ponies up the cash for Ron Howard to cut his directorial teeth. Howard proves to be a better director than star, somewhat emasculated in the passenger's seat for the majority of the film. Maybe he couldn't multi-task; drive and yell cut at the same time. I would complain about a lack of acting chops, Ron's pug ugly but talented brother Clint aside, but there's really no need for acting in a movie of this ilk. Essentially anything between car crashes is just filler.
Not that I…
Ron Howard's directorial debut. The film's tagline is "see the greatest cars in the world destroyed"!
A real let-down after the immortal EAT MY DUST but ten times better than most movies of its ilk.
Pretty much every car in this movie crashes and explodes. Fucking awesome. Also, edited by Joe Dante.
So much fun from the first frame to the last.
brilliant stuff.Comedy and car crashes where exactly what the doctor ordered