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Roadracers ★★ 1994 (R)

Made as part of Showtime's “Rebel Highway” series, Rodriguez basically takes the title from the 1959 AIP low-budgeter and goes his own way. Leather-clad rebel Dude Delaney (Arquette) has a voluptuous Latino dreamgirl named Donna (Hayek) and a gang which faces off against the clique led by rival Teddy Leather (Wiles) in drag races and roller rinks all around town. Great rockabilly soundtrack. 95m/C VHS, DVD . David Arquette, Jason Wiles, Salma Hayek, John Hawkes, William Sadler, O'Neal Compton, Lance LeGault, Karen Landry, Tommy Nix; D: Robert Rodriguez; W: Robert Rodriguez, Tommy Nix; C: Roberto Schaefer; M: Paul Boll, Johnny Reno. CABLE