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The Car  (1977)
Nomination Year: 1996
SYNOPSIS: A strange black sedan with no door-handles, no license plates, and completely tinted windows is menacing a Southwestern town. The local police force is stymied. The wily sheriff finally comes to believe that it's the Devil himself behind the wheel and he figures out how to destroy the seemingly invulnerable vehicle: trap it under a collapsing canyon wall.
Bryan Cassidy
Smithee Award Nominations
Most Ludicrous Premise
The Infernal Equivalent of Cow-Tipping
Don't you think Satan would have more important things to do than to possess an unstoppable sedan and run over a few hicks in the Southwest? Go figure. I guess an eternity in Hell can get really boring.
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"Alas, Poor Yorick"
If You Don't Like My Driving, Stay Out of the Living Room
The hero's girlfriend (the one that taunted the Car earlier) hears the Car's distinctive engine somewhere nearby, so of course she runs down the middle of the road to escape it. It just buzzes by her. *phew* Okay, she survives that stupidity and makes it into her house. She grabs the phone to call her sheriff boyfriend about the near-miss. They've only been talking a few seconds when -- ZOOM! CRASH! -- she gets run over in her own living room! The Car, flying in at a height of about 5 feet, crashes right through her front window.
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Directors
Director Claim to Fame
Elliot Silverstein  
Cast
Actor Character Claim to Fame
James Brolin <Not Yet in Database>  
Kathleen Lloyd <Not Yet in Database>  
John Marley <Not Yet in Database>  
Ronny Cox <Not Yet in Database> Grey-haired, long-faced actor who plays no-nonsense authority figures (who usually turn out to be bad guys), like in Robocop and Total Recall 
Kim Richards <Not Yet in Database>  
Roy Jenson <Not Yet in Database> Prolific with 212 credits, he's quietly in the background: Guards, bartenders, etc...often dying. 
Johnny Timko <Not Yet in Database>  
Robert Phillips <Not Yet in Database> bodyguard for Adlai Stevenson 
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