Shirley Muldowney is determined to be a top-fuel drag racer, although no woman has ever raced them before. Despite the high risks of this kind of racing and the burden it places on her ...
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Shirley Muldowney is determined to be a top-fuel drag racer, although no woman has ever raced them before. Despite the high risks of this kind of racing and the burden it places on her family life, she perseveres in her dream.Written by
When they show the "Fonda Speedway" in the movie the place they used as a stand in isn't close to what the real Fonda Speedway looks like. The real track is on a river bottom area with no mountains or trees all around it. It sets next to the Mohawk River. See more »
I want you to come home, with a high school diploma with the name "Shirley Ann Muldowney".
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The last thing that interests me is auto racing, so when this popped up on the TV channel I was watching, I figured I'd turn it off as soon as I was sure the opening credits promised nothing intriguing. I was drawn into the movie immediately, though, and it held me all the way through. I still don't care about auto racing, but... shh... the movie is really about people.
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