- 2h 14min
- Directed by: Wachowski brothers
- Written by: Wachowski brothers
- Cast: Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, John Goodman, Susan Sarandon, Scott Porter, Kick Gurry, Roger Allam, Matthew Fox, Rain
- Website: www.speedracerthemovie.warnerbros.com
A live action though CG-heavy adaptation of a 1960s Japanese television anime about a futuristic family of racecar designer-drivers who are pitted against a corporate fat cat. The film's message is: business bad, family good, winning best of all. Not that this matters in a film with migraine-inducing race sequences and stomach-churning thrill-rides.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
Speed Racer8 May 2008
FANTASY/ADVENTURE (PG) 134min Having taken a break from directing since completing The Matrix trilogy five years ago, the Wachowski brothers (who wrote and produced but didn’t direct their last film, the abysmal V for Vendetta) are back in the driving…
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