Cannonball (1976) - Rotten Tomatoes


Cannonball (1976)





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Racing across the country from L.A. to New York, a plethora of exotic cars carry contestants hoping to win a very large sum. This follow-up to director Paul Bartel's cult classic Death Race 2000 features David Carradine and Bill McKinney as the main rivals.

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David Carradine
as Coy 'Cannonball' Buckman
Bill McKinney
as Cade Redman
Veronica Hamel
as Linda Maxwell
Gerrit Graham
as Perman Waters
Robert Carradine
as Jim Crandell
Judy Canova
as Sharma Capri
Carl Gottlieb
as Terry McMillan
Archie Hahn III
as Zippo Friedman
James Keach
as Wolfe Messer
Dick Miller
as Bennie Buckman
Paul Bartel
as Lester Marks
Roger Corman
as District Attorney
Jonathan Kaplan
as Gas Station Attendant
David Arkin
as TV Producer/Anchorman
Patrick Wright
as Brad Phillips
Stanley Clay
as Beutell
John Alderman
as Team Manager
Deirdre Ardell
as Terry's Daughter
Gretchen Ardell
as Terry's Daughter
Wendy Bartel
as Reporter at Finish Line
Linda Vivitello
as Piano Teacher
Jim Connors
as Deke Scanton
Peter Cornberg
as Man in Blue Car
Miller Drake
as Reporter at Finish Line
Mike Finnell
as Helicopter Pilot
Samuel W. Gelfman
as Dr. Magritte
Paul Glickler
as Arresting Officer
David Gottlieb
as Brad Phillips' Aide
Lea Gould
as Mrs. McMillan
Glen Johnson
as Cameraman in Helicopter
Saul J. Krugman
as Mr. Schulenberg
James Lashly
as Desert Gas Station Attendant
Joe McBride
as Reporter at Finish Line
Todd McCarthy
as Reporter at Finish Line
Keith Michl
as Airplane Pilot
Mary-Robin Redd
as Mrs. Schulenberg
Donald C. Simpson
as Assistant District Attorney
George Wagner
as Cameraman
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Critic Reviews for Cannonball

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

It tries for the greatest realism in its obligatory shots of gas tanks exploding, and yet includes such absurdities as a local news helicopter that tracks all of the competitors all the way from LA to New York.

October 23, 2004 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

Yee-Haw good ol' boys Carradine and Stallone inlow budget feature.

January 10, 2008 | Rating: 1/5

Audience Reviews for Cannonball


The inferior of David Carradine and Paul Bartel's car racing movies. Unlike 2000, this really doesn't have the fun and originality it should. The premise is really interesting, but that's just all it is. I will defend the stunt work, however, due to the fact that it looks 100% real. If you love David Carradine it's completely worth it, but I've seen a lot better.

Conner Rainwater
Conner Rainwater

Super Reviewer

Great movie! Hilarious!!

Leo L
Leo L

Super Reviewer

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