Race the Sun
Race the Sun (1996)

Loosely based on a true account, this family drama centers on a group of aimless Hawaiian teens who with the support of two inspirational teachers turn their lives around by building a solar powered car and racing it across the Australian… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 22, 1996
DVD Release Date: April 30, 2002
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Critic Score: 22% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Clint Morris

Far from groundbreaking, but a bit of fun

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A spunky film that celebrates a school teacher's enthusiasm and its positive effect on students.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
danny d
entertaining flick
Panta Oz
Feel good comedy-drama with a nice story and actors like Halle Berry and James Belushi in it! Story is is loosely based on the true story of the Konawaena High… More
Dean McKenna
This film has its heart in the right place but is just another mediocre teen-misfits-make-good movie. A real-life story of determination and courage turned into… More
Leo L
Great movie!
Keith Adams
Inspiring and humorous true-life story for the whole famly.