Streets of Legend
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Shot almost entirely at night with mini-cams suction-cupped to the sides of high-performance cars, the nocturnal lifestyle of highway streetracing gets its most accurate portrayal ever! This is one of the few racing movies you'll ever see that shows a speedometer cracking 140 mph and the car is actually going that fast (with a teenage driver no less).
No stunt people were used to create the numerous races, fights, and eventual car wreck that occurs. Amazingly, no one was hurt during the filming though some of the drivers were ticketed by the California Highway Patrol, and you get to see the 'CHIPS' captured on camera, too (more illegal surveillance for the audience to enjoy).
Worth watching just for the bright, colorful, visual imagery produced by experimental cinematograpy utilizing modified camera shutter speeds as well as the bravery of the filmmakers themselves for sticking with this project for three years, amassing over 250 hours of footage which is distilled down to about an hour and a half.
In case you're wondering, the title of the film refers to the names of the main male and female characters. 'Quattro' is the nickname of a caucasion racer who's dad used to race professionally (both have awesome cars). 'Noza' is a Mexican hottie who's boyfriend 'Chato' is in jail (as usual), so she ends up falling in love with Quattro, naturally. Later the boyfriend gets out of jail and the inevitable chase and fight scenes occur as predictably as you would expect.Read more ›
Check out this movie...you will think its cool overall...!
Streets of Legend is one of those low budget films with a lot of heart and a lot of appeal. The music is good, the racing effects are awesome and the acting by the newcomers is satisfactory. It's a good flick to pick up on DVD and the DVD comes with a lot of bonus features. It's one of the best films with a primarily Latino cast aimed at a young audience since "Mi Vida Loca."
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This is one of my favorite racing movies ever! The cinematography is brilliantly done. The story line and the way Streets of Legend is shot makes it seem realistic it is... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Brie Blombach
I had a copy before but someone stole it so i had to buy another one. I love this movie so much.Published on September 8, 2012 by Amazon Customer
funny stuid movie, shipped fast, condistion was great,funny stuid movie, shipped fast, condistion was great,funny stuid movie, shipped fast, condistion was great,Published on January 13, 2012 by oi101
This movies sucked. It was a low budget film thats about a kid with an Audi who races a bunch of civics.Published on March 15, 2011 by H. Lopez
The first time I saw this was on HBO! :] haha I bought this movie to support my friends that are in it... Camera work was great. The ending was... bleh. Read morePublished on January 15, 2010 by Nina Q-k
Just letting you know DVD is not in Widescreen format. Even the front cover has a label reads WIDESCREEN. Very Disappointing.Published on December 2, 2009 by George Dressler
I read about this movie in Super Street magazine years ago. I bought it based on the premise it was Romeo & Juilet meets The Fast and the Furious. Read morePublished on January 23, 2008 by S. Cordova
This is an amazing piece of filmmaking. From the opening credits to the final gruesome scene, it is simply overflowing with incredible camera work and captivating music. Read morePublished on September 10, 2006 by R.E. Viewer
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