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Kart Racer

Still grieving over the death of his wife, Vic Davis (Randy Quaid), a mechanic and former champion Kart Racer, has shut out his son Watts (Will Rothhaar). In return, the neglected boy begins to get attention by becoming a troublemaker, until a caring law officer (Jennifer Wigmore) intervenes by suggesting the two fine-tune their relationship by working together to enter a kart racing competition. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B+
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 94
Theater Release: 25 Sep 2003
Video Release: 10 May 2005
MPAA Rating: PG
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Kart Racer is rated PG: for thematic elements and mild language.

Cast: Randy Quaid, Will Rothhaar, Jennifer Wigmore
Studio: MGM Home Entertainment

Detailed Review

Most young boys (and young girls) can't wait to get behind the wheel of anything with an engine. I'll never forget the time I visited a friend's farm and… 
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Vic and Watts’ mutual love for mechanics and kart racing allowed them to build… 
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