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PG| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
Unrepentant Tennessee moonshine runner Luke Doolin (Robert Mitchum) makes dangerous high-speed deliveries for his liquor-producing father, Vernon (Trevor Bardette), but won't let his younger brother Robin (James Mitchum) join the family business. Under pressure from both out-of-town gangster Kogan (Jacques Aubuchon), who wants a piece of the local action, and Treasury agent Barrett (Gene Barry), who wants to destroy the moonshine business, Luke fights for his fast-fading way of life.

Cast: Robert Mitchum , Gene Barry , Jacques Aubuchon , Keely Smith , James Mitchum , Trevor Bardette , Sandra Knight , Betsy Holt

Director: Arthur Ripley

Genres: Adventure

Distributor: MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc.

Thunder Road (1958)

Release Date: May 10th, 1958|1 hr. 32 min.

fan reviews ( 3 )
  • July 22, 2012 texaswarwagon45
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    The acting in this film is much better than 90% of the actors today as most are so strung out on drugs they do not know what they are doing, and Robert Mitchum was 10 times the man people like Johnny Depp and his ilk are

  • May 22, 2012 michaelfrommtns
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    worse acting i have ever seen...

  • December 27, 2008 klassikars
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    Great fifties flick with lots of car action, and no profanity.

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