Rat Race

Genre:  Comedy
Running Time:  112 min.
Release Date: August 17, 2001

Current rating: Rating: 4.35
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Cast: Kathy Bates, Seth Green, Breckin Meyer, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, John Cleese, Jon Lovitz, Wayne Knight, Amy Smart, Dave Thomas, Dean Cain, Rowan Atkinson, Vince Vieluf, Kathy Najimy, Paul Rodriguez, Lanai Chapman

Synopsis

To keep some of the wealthiest gamblers happy, Las Vegas casino owner, Donald Sinclair (Cleese) sets up a human "rat race." Selected at random, six ordinary people are told that there is a duffle bag filled with $2 million in cash locked in a locker in Silver City, New Mexico. The first one to reach it, keeps it all... and there are no rules.

The racers travel by any means necessary - car, train, plane, foot etc., and they are not above cheating each other. Meanwhile, all are being secretly watched by Sinclair's wealthy tycoons who make bets on who will win the cash.

Director: Jerry Zucker
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Producer(s): Sean Daniel, Jerry Zucker, Janet Zucker
Screenplay: Andy Breckman
Official Site: www.ratracemovie.com

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