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Used Cars Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kurt Russell, Jeff Warren, Gerrit Graham

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Roy and Luke Fuchs are twin brothers who own their own used parking car lots across the street from oen another. But that is the only similarity between the two that stops there. Roy is has trouble times with his car business than his brother has and plans on knocking off Luke's lot so a highway can run through it; having the idea it will attract more customers and bring him the money. The only thing that is stopping Roy is that he need more money to buy lot so he finds a way to get Luke to go out of business.
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Meanwhile Luke is more of a honest guy than Roy that recently hired a smooth fast talker and easily convincing Rudy Russo. Russo is the top salesman that can bring in the customers and that what Luke needs more than anything. Unexpectantly Luke dies of a massive heart attack but before his death, he makes one final wish to Rudy that his brother will never get the chance to take over his car lot business and use it for his own selfish purposes.

Russo finds ways to do just that, also going as far to hide Luke's body with the help of his other co-workers Jeff and Jim to pretend that Luke is on vacation and certainly not dead. Plus Russo wants to run for State Senate and Luke promised to give him $10,0000 for his campaign but died before he could give him any loot. A bit ticked off of not having money, Russo definitely makes sure Roy doesn't get his hands on the lot and takes over the business in hopes to make to his financial goal and run in the political race. And things doesn't stop there because Luke's estranged daughter Barbara shows up looking for her father because she is in town for a family reunion.

The review of this Movie prepared by Alicia M.



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Brother Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   businessman gone bad

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing breasts Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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