Grand Prix
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There's a few million dollars' worth of star power and a nickel's worth of plot in the lavish race-car melodrama Grand Prix. Among the participants in this annual cross-continent competition are characters played by James Garner, Yves Montand, Brian Bedford, and Antonio Sabato. Interested parties include Toshiro Mifune (his voice dubbed by Paul Frees), Adolfo Celi, and Claude Dauphin, while the women who agonize on the sidelines include Eva Marie Saint, Jessica Walter, and Françoise Hardy. The racing sequences are top-rank, cleverly utilizing those 1960s devices of helicopter… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Still dazzling, and the movie Ron Howard's "Rush" is sure to be measured against."
‑ Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
"Despite its melodramatic glimpses into the drivers' private lives, the racing sequences more than make up for the deficiencies."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"this idea that while anything's possible through technology, the debt of that ambition is paid out in blood."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"The story alone is enough to almost make you become interested in auto racing."
‑ Christopher Null,
"Yes, the driving scenes dazzle, but Frankenheimer also embeds his 1966 Cinerama epic with some interesting commentary about risk-taking professions in general and the Formula One driver in particular. [Blu-ray]"
‑ Peter Canavese, Groucho Reviews
"Four decades later, John Frankenheimer's Grand Prix remains the best film ever made about professional auto racing."
‑ Chuck O'Leary,
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