Release Date: TBA 2001 (formerly listed as a spring, 2001 release, and before that, it was listed for possible releases in November, October, September, and originally, August, 2000)

MPAA Rating: R (for violence, pervasive language, sexual content, and drug use)

Running Time: 102 minutes

Distributor: Regent Entertainment (The Specials, Free Enterprise)

Cast: Jesse Bradford (Johnny), Jordan Brower, Daryl Hannah, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Warren G., Joan Jett, Patsy Kensit, Justin Urich, Brian Stark, Susan Gayle Clay, Shevonne Durkin, Adrienne Frantz, Timothy McNeil, Patrick Renna, Michael Roddy, Nafisah Sayyed, Benjamin Shelfer

Director: Nickolas Perry (codirector of Boys Life 2)

Screenwriter: Nickolas Perry (cowriter of Boys Life 2)

Premise: Johnny (Bradford) runs off to Las Vegas to win enough money to become a race driver, but instead gets beaten up and robbed. Taken in by a young gay man (Brower), he eventually becomes a street hustler…

Filming: Speedway Junky was filmed in the late summer of 1998 on locations in Las Vegas (with interiors done in California) on a budget of $1 million.

Genres: Crime, Drama, Gay, Teen


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Also at Theaters: TBA 2001

Author: Greg Dean Schmitz

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