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Corky (1972)

PG | | Action, Drama, Thriller | March 1972 (USA)
A country boy wants to make it big as a stockcar racer.

Director:

Leonard J. Horn (as Leonard Horn)

Writer:

Eugene Price
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Blake ... Corky Curtiss
Charlotte Rampling ... Corky's Wife
Patrick O'Neal ... Randy
Christopher Connelly ... Billy
Pamela Payton-Wright Pamela Payton-Wright ... Rhonda
Ben Johnson ... Boland
Laurence Luckinbill ... Wayne Nesbitt
Paul Stevens ... Tobin Hayes
Bobby Allison Bobby Allison ... Himself
Donnie Allison Donnie Allison ... Himself
Buddy Baker Buddy Baker ... Himself
Richard Petty ... Himself
Cale Yarborough ... Himself
John Gruber John Gruber ... Steve
Charlie Briggs Charlie Briggs ... Red
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Storyline

A country boy wants to make it big as a stockcar racer.

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Corky's comin': Smell the rubber burn. Hear the women scream.

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lookin' Good See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Roddy McDowall had a role in this movie as an appliance salesman, but his scenes were deleted. See more »

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Boy, Would I Be Lookin' Good
Written & Sung by Larry Murray
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Lead foot. Rough ride.
13 May 2013 | by SanFernandoCurtSee all my reviews

Hollywood really has it in for auto racers. Whenever they're portrayed on screen - by Kirk Douglas, Clark Gable, Jeff Bridges, anyone - they are God's own SOBs, selfish, brusque, users. 'Corky' takes the cake. The makers of this movie evidently don't know the difference between 'anti-hero' and 'bust-out a**hole'. 'Corky' is one piece of work.

But it's worth a gander for seeing Charlotte Rampling - a real favorite of mine - pushing a baby carriage around a low-rent Southwestern carnival. It's THE milieu that's dead last in any list of places Rampling would be least likely to show up. ...Something of a mind-bender, that scene.


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