Race with the Devil (1975) - Rotten Tomatoes

Race with the Devil (1975)

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When two vacationing couples accidentally oversee a Satanic cult's sacrificial (human-type) offering ceremony, they soon wish they were camping elsewhere. They jump in their vehicle and hit the road with the devil-lovers in hot pursuit. Starring Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Lara Parker, and Loretta Swit.

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Cast

Peter Fonda
as Roger Marsh
Warren Oates
as Frank Stewart
Loretta Swit
as Alice Stewart
Lara Parker
as Kelly Marsh
Clay Tanner
as Delbert
Ricci Ware
as Ricci Ware
Paul A. Partain
as Cal Mathers
Arkey Blue
as Arkey Blue
Jack Starrett
as Gas Station Attendant
Phil Hoover
as Mechanic
James N. Harrell
as Gun Shop Owner
Wes Bishop
as Deputy Dave
Tommy Splittberger
as Shop Foreman
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Critic Reviews for Race with the Devil

All Critics (7)

Race with the Devil doesn't quite measure up to Mad Max or even Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry as a drama, but with its thrills, mystery and legitimate scares, this film is an unquestionable good time.

Full Review… | June 22, 2013
PopMatters

Joins the likes of "Rosemary's Baby" and "Duel" as a nightmare that simply will not end.

Full Review… | July 2, 2009
Cinema Crazed

It was just goofy fun--probably the reason it caught on as a cult classic favorite.

Full Review… | April 9, 2008
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Pretty bad Satanist thriller

July 30, 2002
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Audience Reviews for Race with the Devil

The ridiculousness of this movie made it great.

Curtis Lilly
Curtis Lilly

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½

Not quite the insane road rage flick I was expecting to see, but still entertaining.

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer

½

This movie just feels inconsequential. It is mentally tiring to try and come up with anything to say about this movie other than there's a few cool shots, it's a very standard 'went down the wrong road story', and I think it has got some tense moments, but overall it's nothing impressive. Some dirtbikes, devil-worshippers, dog-killers, and dirty cops collide in a big "car fight" at the conclusion, and several other times during the movie. So there's cool stuff, but it just doesn't come together to make a significant piece.

_kelly .King
_kelly .King

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