Days of Thunder

Genre:  Action/Adventure
Running Time:  107 min.
Release Date: June 27, 1990
DVD: February 7, 1991

Current rating: Rating: 4.26
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Cast: Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Nicole Kidman, Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes, Michael Rooker, John C. Reilly, Margo Martindale


Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise) is a young, cocky race car driver whose talent and ambition are surpassed only by his burning need to win. Discovered by businessman Tim Daland (Randy Quaid), Cole is teamed with legendary crew chief and car-builder Harry Hogge (Robert Duvall) to race for the Winston Cup at the Daytona 500.

A fiery crash nearly ends Cole's career and he must turn to a beautiful doctor (Nicole Kidman) to regain his nerve and the true courage needed to race, to win and to live.

Director: Tony Scott
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Producer(s): Jerry Bruckheimer, Don Simpson
Screenplay: Robert Towne

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  • 5 stars "I loved that movie, this is one of my favorite. Tom Cruise & Nicole Kidman are great. The story is lovely. I it one of my favorite movie.."