A racecar driver signs a contract to drive for a chicken restaurant chain with an owner that nobody likes.
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The driver, Stroker Ace, is forced to do a series of embarrasing commercials and appearences.
He tries everything to get out of his contract, but the restauranteur won't let him go. The driver gets his friend, an actor, to pose as a business man and offer to buy his restaurants. The restauranteur agrees to sell the business and let Stroker out of his contract if he throws the race.Once Stroker begins driving poorly and trying to loose, the restauranteur announces to the media that Stroker is fired. Once Stroker finds out about the announcement, he steps on it and comes back to win the race and the championship.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson
Burt Reynolds plays Stroker Ace, a slick race car driver. Jim Nabors is his sidekick. Ned Beatty is his owner, and Loni Anderson is his secretary, in charge of promotions. Unfortunately, part of Stroker's deal is he has to appear all over the south in ridiculous costumes and on stupid ads. He and his partner cook up a scheme to rid themselves of their shady boss. The only trouble is, he might have to lose the most important race of his career to do it.
The review of this Movie prepared by BethG