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The Great Race (1965)

NR 1965-07-01 (US) ComedyAdventure 2h 40m
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The movie with 20,000-miles or one-million-laughs guarantee!


Professional daredevil and white-suited hero, The Great Leslie, convinces turn-of-the-century auto makers that a race from New York to Paris (westward across America, the Bering Straight and Russia) will help to promote automobile sales. Leslie's arch-rival, the mustached and black-attired Professor Fate vows to beat Leslie to the finish line in a car of Fate's own invention.

  1. Blake Edwards


  2. Arthur A. Ross


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jack Lemmon

    Jack Lemmon

    Professor Fate / Crown Prince Frederick Hoepnick

  2. Tony Curtis

    Tony Curtis

    The Great Leslie

  3. Natalie Wood

    Natalie Wood

    Maggie Dubois

  4. Peter Falk

    Peter Falk


  5. Keenan Wynn

    Keenan Wynn

    Hezekiah Sturdy

  6. Arthur O'Connell

    Arthur O'Connell

    Henry Goodbody

  7. Vivian Vance

    Vivian Vance

    Hester Goodbody

  8. Dorothy Provine

    Dorothy Provine

    Lily Olay

  9. Larry Storch

    Larry Storch

    Texas Jack

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The Great Race
The Great Race

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue $25,300,000.00


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