Days of Thunder (1990) (C)
"... comes on like thunder! It's a winner!"
Joel Siegel, WABC-TV
From the engine roar and fever pitch of professional stock car racing, Days of Thunder explodes with the most spectacular racing action ever captured on film.
Tom Cruise plays race car driver Cole Trickle, whole talent and ambition are surpassed only by his burning need to win.
Discoverd by businessman Tim Daland (Randy Quaid), Cole is teamed up with legendary crew chief and car builder Harry Hogge (Academy Award winner Robert Duvall) to race for the Winston Cup at the Daytona 500.
A fiery crash nearly ends Cole's career and he must turn to a beautiful doctor (Nicole Kidman) to regain his nerve and the true courage needed to race, to win and to live. -- Paramount Pictures, 1990, USA.
Starring Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid, Nicole Kidman, Cary Elwes.
Directed by Tony Scott.
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