Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry Movie Review Summary

Actors: Peter Fonda,Vic Morrow, Susan George, Adam Roarke,Vic Morrow

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This is a popular movie for ‘muscle car' lovers looking for car chases on film. The plot concerns a NASCAR stock car driver called Larry Rayder, played by Peter Fonda, and his mechanic named Deke Sommers. They carry out a successful robbery at a supermarket by taking the wife and daughter of the stores's manager hostage and walk away with $150,000. They want this money to bankroll their aim to get a new car and get big in the world of stock car racing.
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Unfortunately for Rayder, he hits a complication when a previous one-night stand, in the shape of Mary Coombs played by Susan George, shows up. She insists on coming along as they try to make their escape in a Chevrolet Impala. Captain Franklin, a sheriff in hot pursuit, and his officers have no chance in keeping pace with the Impala. The three outlaws change cars, continuing their escape in a Dodge Charger. They still manage to outmaneuver the police, but fate has something else in store…
Best part of story, including ending: I liked the exciting pace and suspense.

Best scene in story: For sheer excitement, the helicopter scene, when it's hovering over the racing car.

Opinion about the main character: Dislike his amorality

The review of this Movie prepared by Anne Iredale a Level 2 American Robin scholar

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 80%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes If this is a criminal POV story...    -   Armed robbery! Car racing movie?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   accused criminal Age:    -   20's-30's


United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Is this movie based on a    -   book

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