Cannonball Run II

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Cannonball Run II is a film that was released in 1984. Like the original Cannonball Run, this film is a comedy set around an illegal cross-country race. The cast included Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Catherine Bach, Tim Conway, Susan Anton, Jackie Chan, Shirley MacLaine, Sid Caesar, Foster Brooks, Telly Savalas, Jamie Farr, Marilu Henner, Tony Danza, Ricardo Montalban, Jack Elam, Richard Kiel, Don Knotts, Jim Nabors, Louis Nye, Molly Picon, Charles Nelson Reilly, Abe Vigoda, Alex Rocco, Henry Silva, Mel Tillis, Arte Johnson, Chris Lemmon, Marty Allen, Avery Schreiber, former Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann and Frank Sinatra.

Despite its all-star cast, it is widely considered to be silly in terms of plot development. However, many still appreciate it for its kitsch value. The film received eight Golden Raspberry Award nominations in 1984, including Worst Picture, Worst Actor, and Worst Actress, but no wins.

It was followed by Speed Zone! in 1989.

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