Grand Prix Poster

Release Date: 1966

DVD Release Date: July 11th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 59 min

Plot Summary
The most daring drivers in the world have gathered to compete for the 1966 Formula One championship. After a spectacular wreck in the first of a series of races, American wheelman Pete Aron (James Garner) is dropped by his sponsor. Refusing to quit, he joins a Japanese racing team. While juggling his career with a torrid love affair involving an ex-teammate's wife, Pete must also contend with Jean-Pierre Sarti (Yves Montand), a French contestant who has previously won two world titles.

Cast: James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves Montand, Toshiro Mifune, Brian Bedford, Jessica Walter, Antonio Sabato, Fran├žoise Hardy

Director: John Frankenheimer

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Cherokee Productions, Joel Productions

Keywords: Rivalry, Cool, Quest, Girlfriend, 1960s, Wife

Awards

Winner Sound
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Winner Sound Effects