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The Great Race

1965 Rated NR 2hr 40m

Professional daredevil Leslie Gallant (Tony Curtis) convinces turn-of-the-century automakers that a race from New York to Paris will help promote car sales. Leslie's archrival, Prof. Fate (Jack Lemmon), vows to beat Leslie to the finish line in a car of Fate's own invention. What ensues is the wackiest transcontinental road race ever, directed by Blake Edwards and co-starring Natalie Wood. The film won an Oscar for Best Sound Effects.

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Movie Details

1966 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
1966 Academy Award®
  • Best Sound Effects Editing
  • Best Cinematography Color nominee
  • Best Music Song nominee
  • Best Film Editing nominee
  • Best Sound nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 6+
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral), Portuguese, Chinese Simplified, Japanese, Thai, Korean

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; making-of featurette; director filmography.