Crash

Gibson, a former employee of BBC TV, attempts to enter his low-budget rally movie in the mini-disaster stakes. Motorists and motor-cyclists roar round Manila, while sweaty promoter (Hagman) strives to drum up excitement at base, dealing with a string of implausible catastrophes. Documentary footage of floods and car crashes constitute the film's most spectacular moments. A hilarious song ('Checkered flag or crash/Going for the heavy green/There ain't no in between/So do me right, you damned machine') momentarily enlivens an otherwise thoroughly moribund venture.

Release details

Duration: 78 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Alan Gibson
Screenwriter: Michael Allin
Cast: Joe Don Baker
Susan Sarandon
Larry Hagman
Alan Vint
Parnelli Jones
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