Heart like a Wheel
Heart like a Wheel (1983)

Heart Like a Wheel stars Bonnie Bedelia as real-life racing champion Shirley "Cha Cha" Muldowney. Overcoming sexist hurdles, Shirley works hard to qualify for the major auto race competitions of America. Firmly in her cheering… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 15, 2006
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Emanuel Levy

This charming movie further expanded the roles allotted to women, chronicling the career of Muldowney (splendidly played by Bonnie Badelia), the only race driver (male or female) to have won three times the National Hot Rod Association World Championship

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A spunky, well-crafted movie about the first woman to succeed in big-time drag racing

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Chuck O'Leary

A solid entry in the overcoming-great-odds-to-become-a-champion biopic.

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Kevin A. Ranson

... and there STILL ain't many girls in NASCAR.

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
bonnie bedelia is always good but not usually given parts worthy of her talent, this one is however and she delivers an outstanding performance.
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