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Six Pack (1982)

PG | | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 16 July 1982 (USA)
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Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases ... See full summary »

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Daniel Petrie

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kenny Rogers ... Brewster Baker
Diane Lane ... Breezy
Erin Gray ... Lilah
Barry Corbin ... Sheriff
Terry Kiser ... Terk
Bob Hannah ... Diddler
Tom Abernathy Tom Abernathy ... Louis
Robbie Fleming ... Little Harry
Anthony Michael Hall ... Doc
Robby Still Robby Still ... Swifty
Benji Wilhoite Benji Wilhoite ... Steven
Buddy Baker Buddy Baker ... Himself
Gary McGurrin Gary McGurrin ... Hank
Charles Kahlenberg Charles Kahlenberg ... Stan
Roy Tatum Roy Tatum ... Harley
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Storyline

Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases down the miscreants, who turn out to be six orphan children. He has no recourse to the law, for the corrupt local Sheriff takes most of the proceeds of their thievery in exchange for not putting them in an orphanage. They are charming rogues, who are in turn charmed by him. Disliking their arrangement with the Sheriff, they stow away with him, and he finds himself becoming a reluctant father figure. Thanks to their enthusiasm and incredible mechanical know-how, he begins to make a name for himself on the racing circuit. But the Sheriff doesn't take kindly to losing his extra income. Written by Paul Emmons <pemmons@wcupa.edu>

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Kenny Rogers is Brewster Baker. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Sport

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 July 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Six Pack See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,946,418, 18 July 1982

Gross USA:

$20,225,989

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,225,989
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The race featured at the end of this movie utilizes real race footage from the NASCAR Coca-Cola 500 Race held at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in 1982. See more »

Goofs

The car driven by Baker's nemesis is a Dodge Mirada but is constantly (and incorrectly) referred to as a Buick. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff: Get your asses out here on the double!
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Alternate Versions

CBS edited 14 minutes from this film for its 1984 network television premiere. See more »


Soundtracks

I Can't Love You Enough
Written by Max D. Barnes (uncredited)
Performed by Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
Played at Lilah's Place
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Oh yes, Thumbs up for sure. Great Family Night Movie For Teens
3 August 2005 | by YahYah24See all my reviews

I'm not a huge Kenny Rogers fan, in particular. I've seen a few of his movies, I like his work on the general end of things, and I have to say, I thought this movie was one of his best. For me, back in 1982, the kids are what made the movie. I caught it on TV again last night (2005) - had to watch it as I recorded it for my 13 year old - and it appealed to me as much now, as an adult, as it did for me when I was a kid. The language can be a bit crass at times, but I really considered this movie to be done in good taste, and my 13 year old has been asking to see it for months now. The main song is catchy, the characters are lovable, and Kenny Rogers... well, he's a good guy. It's a good story, heartwarming to the end. I highly recommend this movie for "family night" with pre-teens and younger teens.


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