Thunder Road

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Thunder Road

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Thunder Road

Release Date: May 10, 1958

Year    :   1958
Slogan    :   «More Savage Than The Tommy-Gun Massacre of the Roaring Twenties...TODAY'S BILLION-DOLLAR WHISKEY WAR!»
Genres    :   Drama, Action, Thriller
Production Companies    :   D.R.M. Productions
Director    :   Arthur Ripley
Producers    :   Robert Mitchum, Arthur Ripley
Writers    :   Robert Mitchum, James Atlee Phillips, Walter Wise
RunTime    :   92 mins.

Unrepentant Tennessee moonshine runner Luke Doolin (Robert Mitchum) makes dangerous high-speed deliveries for his liquor-producing father, Vernon (Trevor Bardette), but won't let his younger brother Robin (James Mitchum) join the family business. Under pressure from both out-of-town gangster Kogan (Jacques Aubuchon), who wants a piece of the local action, and Treasury agent Barrett (Gene Barry), who wants to destroy the moonshine business, Luke fights for his fast-fading way of life.

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