Maximum Velocity

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  • PG-13
  • 2003
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 3.2  (399)

Maximum Velocity is a high-octane action movie from 2003. It stars Michael Ironside, Dale Midkiff, and Wendy Carter. The plot revolves around a street racer named Joseph "Blue" Pulaski, played by Dale Midkiff, who is drawn into illegal car racing in order to pay off his debts. An honest cop named Grady, played by Michael Ironside, tries to help Blue stay out of trouble, but Blue is sucked deeper into the world of street racing as he competes for bigger and bigger payouts.

The movie begins with Blue's life falling apart. He owes thousands of dollars to his bookie and has no way to pay it off. Blue is a talented mechanic and street racer, but he's never competed in the high-stakes world of illegal racing that takes place in his city. When Blue's friend introduces him to a wealthy businessman named Sarafin, played by Jeff Fahey, he sees an opportunity to make some quick cash. Sarafin offers Blue a deal: if he can win a series of races, he'll make enough money to pay off his debts.

At first, Blue is hesitant to get involved with the underground racing scene. He knows it's dangerous and illegal, and he doesn't want to risk getting caught by the police. But as his debts pile up, he finds himself unable to say no. Blue starts competing in races, and he quickly learns that he has a talent for it. He wins race after race, impressing even the seasoned veterans of the illegal racing scene.

As Blue becomes more successful, he attracts the attention of the local crime boss, a man named Ratchet, played by Stelio Savante. Ratchet wants Blue to work for him, using his racing skills to transport drugs and other illegal goods. But Blue refuses, knowing that getting involved with Ratchet could get him killed. Ratchet doesn't take no for an answer, though, and he starts to threaten Blue and his friends.

Meanwhile, Grady is trying to stop the illegal racing in the city. He knows that Sarafin is involved with the races, but he can't catch him in the act. Grady sees potential in Blue, recognizing that he's a good kid who's trying to do the right thing. Grady tries to steer Blue away from the dangerous world of illegal racing and towards a better life.

As the movie progresses, tensions rise between Blue and Ratchet. Blue knows he needs to find a way out of the racing scene before things get even worse, but he's not sure how to do it. He's also starting to fall for a woman named Linda, played by Wendy Carter, who works in a garage where Blue repairs his car. Linda is smart and kind, and she sees the good in Blue even when things get rough.

The climax of the movie sees Blue and Ratchet face off in a high-stakes race. The winner takes all: the prize money, the respect of the underground racing scene, and the safety of their loved ones. It's a tense, thrilling race that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats.

Overall, Maximum Velocity is an adrenaline-fueled action movie with heart. It's a story about a man who's down on his luck and trying to find a way out of a bad situation. It's also a story about friendship, loyalty, and doing the right thing even when it's hard. With strong performances from the cast and plenty of exciting racing scenes, Maximum Velocity is a must-see for adrenaline junkies and action movie fans alike.

Maximum Velocity is a 2003 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 3.2.

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    1 hr 32 min
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    3.2  (399)