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Days of Thunder (1990)

PG-13
107 min | Action, Drama, Sport

A young hot-shot stock car driver gets his chance to compete at the top level.
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Director
Writers
Robert Towne (story) (screenplay) | Tom Cruise (story)
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Budget
$60,000,000
Opening weekend
$15,490,445
Gross (US & Canada)
$82,670,733
Gross (World)
$157,920,733
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Release date
Jun 27, 1990 (United States)

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44 cast members
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Tom Cruise
Cole Trickle Cole Trickle   See fewer
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Nicole Kidman
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Robert Duvall
Harry Hogge Harry Hogge   See fewer
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Randy Quaid
Tim Daland Tim Daland   See fewer
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Cary Elwes
Russ Wheeler Russ Wheeler   See fewer
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Michael Rooker
Rowdy Burns Rowdy Burns   See fewer
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John C. Reilly
Buck Bretherton Buck Bretherton   See fewer
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J.C. Quinn
Waddell Waddell   See fewer
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Don Simpson
Aldo Bennedetti Aldo Bennedetti   See fewer
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Caroline Williams
Jennie Burns Jennie Burns   See fewer
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Donna W. Scott
Darlene (as Donna Wilson) Darlene (as Donna Wilson)   See fewer
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Chris Ellis
Harlem Hoogerhyde Harlem Hoogerhyde   See fewer
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Peter Appel
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Stephen Michael Ayers
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Mike Slattery
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John Griesemer
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Barbara Garrick
Lauren Daland Lauren Daland   See fewer
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Gerald R. Molen
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Tania Coleridge
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Alexandra Balahoutis
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Steve Boyd
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Daniel D. Greenwood
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Jim Grimshaw
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James Martin Jr.
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Michael Burgess
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Jim Crowther
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James D. Henson
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Leilani Sarelle
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Xavier Coronel
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6 / 10 | 72,649 votes