Actors: Rowan Atkinson, Whoopi Goldberg, Cuba Gooding Jr., John Cleese
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about Rat Race|
|A group of strangers are chosen by an eccentric millionaire to compete in a race for $2 million. Everyone is given an identical key to a locker. The first person to get from Las Vegas to New Mexico and unlock the locker wins the cash. All of the racers go their seperate ways and all of them end up getting into their own versions of trouble. After many trials and problems all of the racers arrive at the money at the same time to find that the money's been stolen by the millionaire's butler. Everyone gives chase. The bag of cash gets tied to a balloon and floats into a benefit concert. The racers end up donating the money to the needy children.
--Brandon Swenson, Resident Scholar
|In this comedy, a millionaire randomly picks six teams and asks them to meet him in a Vegas hotel room. He gives each team a key that opens a locker hundreds of miles away. This locker contains two million dollars. The teams set off on a road trip to get the money first.
--Jack Bauer, Resident Scholar
|John Cleese plays the owner of a Las Vegas casino and invovles many people in a kind of chase for money. He tells them the location of the money and they all have to try to get it causing a kind of Road Trip movie. Very funny movie with lots of familiar faces.
--Michael Gookin, Resident Scholar
|An ensemble casts of comedians at their best in this laugh out comedy about a group of people trying to win a race not awaring that they are part of a Las Vegas bet themseleves.
--Jenny, Resident Scholar
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|Analysis of Rat Race|
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Time/era of movie:
- present (2000-2010)
- business executive
- brunette (Brown)
- (man) short/standard straight
- (man) short/standard wavey
- (man) average
Events of movie makes character more...
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
- Average intelligence
- average physique
Secondary Main Character
- a deadline
- Las Vegas
- moving train
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Movie makes you feel...
- full of laughter
Sex/nudity in movie?
What kind of sex:
- Occasional swearing
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