Directed by Robert Zemeckis, "Used Cars" (also known as "Fantastica sfida, La", "Cars duel", "Mit einem Bein im Kittchen") is a Comedy film, released in the USA on July 11 of 1980 . Kurt Russell and Jack Warden are starring, alongside Gerrit Graham, Frank McRae, Deborah Harmon and David L. Lander.
Estimated Laugh Count: 287 City, 410 Highway. Use these numbers only for comparison. Your actual laughs may vary depending on how you feel about used car salesmen, nude women, spectacular car stunts, and the President of the United States.
Who directed "Used Cars":
Used Cars was directed by Robert Zemeckis, an American director, producer, and writer.
Before making Used Cars, Robert Zemeckis had directed I Wanna Hold Your Hand, released in 1978. Since, he directed Romancing the Stone, released in 1984, Back to the Future (1985), Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988), Back to the Future Part II (1989), Back to the Future Part III (1990), and Death Becomes Her (1992).
What was the release date of "Used Cars":
Used Cars was initally released in the United States on Friday, July 11, 1980. Also released on Friday, July 11, 1980 have been How to Beat the High Co$t of Living (dir. Robert Scheerer), Oh Heavenly Dog (dir. Joe Camp), and My Bodyguard (dir. Tony Bill). This was thirty-nine (39) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, October 31, 1980 in Germany and on Saturday, November 01, 1980 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Used Cars":
At the casting of Used Cars we find Kurt Russell, previously seen in The Captive: The Longest Drive 2 (1976) and The Strongest Man in the World (1975); Jack Warden (Being There (1979), Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)); Gerrit Graham (Home Movies (1980), Pretty Baby (1978)) [ more... ]
- Frank McRae, David L. Lander, Michael McKean and Dub Taylor also appeared in 1941, released in 1979.
- Kurt Russell and Dub Taylor also worked together in The Best of Times, released in 1986.
- Harry Northup and Kurt Russell can also be seen in Swing Shift, released in 1984.
- Michael Talbott and Frank McRae can both be seen in Vacation, released in 1983.
What is the Storyline of "Used Cars":
Rudy Russo (Kurt Russell) is a young and cunning used car salesman with aspirations of running for senate. He works at the struggling New Deal used car lot owned by the elderly Luke Fuchs (Jack Warden), who agrees to help invest $10,000 in Rudy's campaign if he promises to keep the business alive. Meanwhile, across the street, Luke's younger brother Roy L. Fuchs (also played by Warden) is desperate to keep his used car lot from being demolished and replaced by a proposed freeway exit. Wanting to [...]
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