• Publication date: October 20, 2013

Days of Thunder

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Young driver Cole Trickle is brought on to drive in NASCAR by car dealership tycoon Tim Daland. Daland recruits Harry Hogge to come out of retirement and lead Cole's pit crew. At first the proud Cole cannot channel his energy and translate it into winning and Harry discovers that he won't even admit that he doesn't understand the NASCAR slang. But soon winning becomes his new best friend.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1990

MBC Max:

October 20, 2013 20:00 (KSA) ~ October 20, 2013 19:00 (CLT)

The first film to star both Cruise and Nicole Kidman, to be followed by them appearing together again in 'Far and Away' and Kubrick's 'Eyes Wide Shut'.

Young driver Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise) is brought on to drive in NASCAR by car dealership tycoon Tim Daland. Daland (Randy Quaid) recruits Harry Hogge (Robert Duvall) to come out of retirement and lead Cole's pit crew. Intimidated by the running Winston Cup champion Rowdy Burns (Michael Rooker), at first the proud Cole cannot channel his energy and translate it into winning, and Harry discovers that he won't even admit that he doesn't understand the NASCAR slang. But soon winning becomes Cole's new best friend.

Starring:

  • Tom Cruise
  • Robert Duvall
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Randy Quaid
  • John C. Reilly
  • Cary Elwes
  • Michael Rooker

Directed by:  Tony Scott

Rating:  R for crash sequences, language and some sexuality.