Rat Race Movie Review Summary

Actors: Rowan Atkinson, Whoopi Goldberg, Cuba Gooding Jr., John Cleese

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Rat Race

A group of strangers are chosen by an eccentric millionaire to compete in a race for $2 million. Everyone is given an identical key to a locker. The first person to get from Las Vegas to New Mexico and unlock the locker wins the cash. All of the racers go their seperate ways and all of them end up getting into their own versions of trouble. After many trials and problems all of the racers arrive at the money at the same time to find that the money's been stolen by the millionaire's butler. Everyone gives chase. The bag of cash gets tied to a balloon and floats into a benefit concert. The racers end up donating the money to the needy children.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson

In this comedy, a millionaire randomly picks six teams and asks them to meet him in a Vegas hotel room. He gives each team a key that opens a locker hundreds of miles away. This locker contains two million dollars. The teams set off on a road trip to get the money first.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer

John Cleese plays the owner of a Las Vegas casino and invovles many people in a kind of chase for money. He tells them the location of the money and they all have to try to get it causing a kind of Road Trip movie. Very funny movie with lots of familiar faces.

The review of this Movie prepared by Michael Gookin

An ensemble casts of comedians at their best in this laugh out comedy about a group of people trying to win a race not awaring that they are part of a Las Vegas bet themseleves.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jenny

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999    -   2000's+ (present) Road trip    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West City?    -   Yes City:    -   Las Vegas Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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