Days Of Thunder (1990) (Show Notes)

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Days Of Thunder (1990)

– FilmSack Edition




Opener:  Hey, . A movie about Hairy Hogge racing his Trickle…sign me up…and the music swells. It’s real swell music you guys. also, I’m out of Trickle jokes. Spent them all up in  my opener. Randy.

More musical swells than  slash with a boner.

My favorite part of our movie this week was when the gimpy old man and the black face car driver had a foot race. Cause that meant my suffering was over and I could finally go get some coffee from the kitchen. But there was some dick in there talking on the rotary phone. Cause I was suddenly in the 90s and goose is dead!  Let me out of the car Cole. Let me out.

Days Of Thunder, Cruise. Cole Trickle, Harry Hogge, Racing, Rubbing, Car, Cole, Can't outrun the thunder, drunk, dirty, Nascar, Music, 90s, Whitesnake, Music Swells, Mellow Yellow, Too short to race, Hold my outer coat, bunch of stupids,    

Twitter:   Days Of Thunder (1990) Like Tom Cruise in a Race Movie. Wait. That was what we watched?

Alt: Like dropping the hammer in lap 5 of a 500 lap race. you still got an hour and a half of movie left. I don’t give a shit.

Stuff I Loved:

Tag line:

You can’t stop the thunder.
You can’t outrun the thunder.
Cruise like Thunder.

and the music swells. It gets real swell

Real racers mixed in with Actors

It’s like Top Gun 2! Gooose!

It’s the superbowl of racing

Poor ole Richard Petty.

It’s a Quaid!

When Quaid asked you to build a car…you refuse.

That’s the best coon-dog I ever seen or heard about and I didn’t to teach him a damn thing.

Buddy’s crash at Daytona? It’s a thing. We’ll have to explore that later.

You can’t bring an Indy Racer into Nascar.

Glendale California! We ain’t gonna race no Yankee Nothing.

Is that the motorcycle from from Top Gun?

Open wheel? I don’t know all these turns.

That’s Right. It’s my answer to everything.

You gonna sit on my bike!

Here…hold my jacket…no…my outer jacket.

Harry can spot a race car driver by sight.

Know what we need. Some sweet music.

“I’m dropping the hammer.” Does that mean he is quitting his carpenter job to race?

Well there is your first problem. He thinks he  is carpenter.

Look at young John C. Riley.

It’s better than the other dudes. time. You know…the Nascar winner.

Cole Trickle…hehe.

First time racing this type of car…I got this.

Ok…so we established all Stock cars are the same. It’s all about the driver…so why we need the Obi Wan of car builders?

Why you talking to that car frame old man. Stop telling me what you gonna do and do it.

and the music swells.


Rubbing son…is racing.

You look like a pickle son.

Hit the pace car. hehe…cause you don’t hit everything else out there.

You got to throw your hat down

Welcome to Nascar

Looking like a Monkey Fucking A Football

You seeing Daryl Waltrip using up his tires.

I don’t know what you rednecks are talking about.

Wait…I thought he was going to tell him how to race his way…all he did was tell him the other cars he used to race was twice as light with tires twice as wide…how is that telling him how to race?

Darlington Turn 4. Remember it…it’s going to be a thing.

Rubbings Racing.

Pretty sure you can’t spin someone out in Nascar.

Gun is jammed! You ruined everything!!

I’ll give this movie one thing…it’s the Rocky of Racing.

Now I see how Buddy died.

Man…if cars were colliding that hard…no way would they keep racing.

Nascar is filthy racing. I need a bath.

and the music swells

Promise me…we win Daytona.

how Cole lost his ride.

Cole has daddy issues

Everybody had daddy issues.

well of course…the only lady on the force is also a stripper.

Never pass Rodney on the high side. Duh.

Pretty sure you are not suppose to speed up when passing a crash with a bunch of smoke.

oh are you blind? no worries…just a concussion. Glad you are still conscience

Wheelchair race…cause this is a movie about racing and competition.

Cole will dress up…but won’t wear a tie…but will button his shirt….to the top button.

“Did they mess up their squash or not?”

Japanese inspection.

Tom Cruise is got a bit of his Rainman/Risky Business button up shirt and feathered hair thing going on.

Pretty sure that is the most indirect route to the restaurant you could go.

radiator trouble.

How bad do you want coffee to

Eyes are the window to the soul.

Love it when a lady doctor takes me to a dark exam room and “checks” me out. If you know what I mean…and I think everyone does.

“The intimate scene” Backlit bodies…very warmly lit.

Trope: afraid of something you are good at after a bad accident. Gotta overcome it.

Everybody is fired.

Let me out of the car Cole, let me out of the car.

Let’s get drunk and show our emotions and get into a kinda fight.

Movie is so dark.

Another talking to the car moment.

Real race drivers talking about fake racer Cole Trickle.

Race drivers should not be interviewed. ever.

hehe…we stole the engine. Awww…they do love each other.

I only have so many Cole Trickle jokes.

I would watch Nascar if it was this citing!

We get a really good look at Tom Cruises front teeth in this movie.

Chewing gum while racing….is that a good idea?

I can’t slow down! ….my gas pedal is stuck! sweet! this is how you win races.

Yay…the feel good moment when everybody helps!

A little smoke in the race car cabin…no worries…it’s all good.

Do race cars have rear view mirrors?

There are like 3 race tricks. Rubbing, Drafting and going low…oh…and the changeup where I go low to win the race!

I did not find it funny when tom cruise did black face.

Oh…he did run! at the end…

I smell some whitesnake!


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