Speed Racer (US live-action movie)

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[ remake of Speed Racer (TV) ]

Alternative title:
Meteoro, la película (Spanish) 
Race Chasers 
スピード・レーサー (Japanese) 
駭速快手 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
Themes: auto racing 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Plot Summary: A young man with natural racing instincts, Speed Racer takes to the streets in the Mach 5, a specially modified race car designed and built by his father's race shop. His goal is to win the Casa Cristo, a cross-country race that took the life of his brother, Rex Racer. When he turns down a lucrative offer from Royalton industries and later finds out that major corporations are fixing races, Speed finds himself prey to Royalton's goons. To save his family's business and the sport of auto racing itself, Speed forms an unlikely alliance with his former rival, the mysterious driver known as Racer X. 
Production cost: ¥12,000,000,000 ($120,000,000) 
Vintage: 2008-04-29
Premiere date:
2008-04-29 (UK - London) 
2008-05-03 (USA - Tribeca Film Festival) 
2008-05-07 (Egypt/Netherlands) 
2008-05-08 (Argentina/Germany/Greece) 
2008-05-08 (Hong Kong/Philippines/Singapore/South Korea) 
2008-05-08 (Mexico) 
2008-05-09 (Taiwan) 
2008-05-09 (USA/UK/Brazil/Spain/Venezuela) 
2008-05-15 (Hungary) 
2008-05-16 (Estonia/Turkey) 
2008-05-29 (Russia) 
2008-06-06 (Finland/Iceland/Norway/Poland) 
2008-06-12 (Australia) 
2008-06-18 (Belgium/France) 
2008-06-19 (Israel) 
2008-07-05 (Japan) 
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DVD (Region 1)
    Speed Racer (DVD) 2008-09-16 (from $2.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
(none)
Jin Akanishi as Speed Racer 

Aya Ueto as Trixie 
Juurouta Kosugi as Racer X 

Daisuke Ono as Taejo Togokahn 
Hideki Oshikiri as Jack "Cannonbal" Taylor 
Katsuji Mori as Ben Burns 
Kazuya Tatekabe as Cruncher Block 
Kenji Utsumi as Lionel "Pops" Racer 
Kiyoshi Kobayashi as Mr. Togokahn 
Marika Hayashi as Haruko Togokahn 
Masaya Onosaka as Race commentator 
Mayumi Tanaka as Spirtle 
Takashi Matsuyama as Sparky 
Takuya Kirimoto as Inspector Detector 
Tesshô Genda as E.P. Arnold Royalton 
Tohru Furusawa as Mr. Musha 
Toshiko Fujita as Mom Racer 
Japanese companies
(none)
English staff
English cast
Original creator: Tatsuo Yoshida 
Producer:
Grant Hill 
Joel Silver 

Cinematography: David Tattersall 
Film Editing:
Roger Barton 
Zach Staenberg 
Stunt Player: Wolfgang Stegemann 
Emile Hirsch as Speed Racer 

Benno Fürmann as Inspector Detector 
Christina Ricci as Trixie 
John Goodman as Lionel "Pops" Racer 
Kenzie as Chim Chim 
Kick Gurry as Sparky 
Matthew Fox as Racer X 
Paul Litowsky as Spirtle 
Ralph Herforth as Cannonball Taylor 
Roger Allam as Royalton 
Susan Sarandon as Mom Racer 
Willy as Chim Chim 

Alexander Yassin as Grand Prix Reporter 
Alister Mazzotti as Pitter Pat 
Amira Osman as Count Down Tower Woman 
Anatole Taubman as Fuji Reporter 
Andrés Cantor as Grand Prix Announcer 
Ariel Winter as Trixie(young) 
Art LaFleur as Fuji Announcer 
Ashley Walters as Prince Kabala 
Ben Miles as Cass Jones 
Bojidara Maximova as Flying Fox 
Brandon Robinson as Big Mouth 
Christian Oliver as Snake Oiler 
Clayton Nemrow as Race Announcer 
Corinne Orr as Grand Prix Female Announcer 
Cosma Shiva Hagen as Gennie 
Eckehard Hoffmann as Joel Goldman 
Fang Yu as Chinese Announcer 
Frank Witter as Security Official 
Gian Ganziano as Everyman Announcer 
Harvey Friedman as Harold Ledermann 
Hiroyuki Sanada as Mr. Musha 
Ill-Young Kim as Korean Announcer 
Jana Pallaske as Delila 
Jens Neuhaus as German Announcer 
Joe Mazza as Nitro 
Joel Cross as Prince Fan 
John Benfield as Cruncher Block 
Jonathan Kinsler as Fuji Reporter 
Joon Park as Yakuza Driver 
Julia Joyce as Blonde Pack Leader 
Julie T. Wallace as Truck Driver 
Junior Sone Enang as Shark Driver 
Kady Taylor as Queen of Casa Cristo 
Karl Yune as Taejo Body Guard 
Komi Togbonou as Thor-azine Leader 
L. Trey Wilson as Press Man 
Lauren Blake as Flight Attendant 
Leila Rozario as Hydro-cell Driver 
Ludmilla Ismailow as Denise 
Luka Andres as Big Mouth 
Mark Zak as Blackjack Benelli 
Matthew Porter as Rex Racer 
Matthias Redlhammer as Marvin the Cleaning Man 
Max Hopp as Cruncher Thug 
Megan Gay as Senior Race Official 
Melissa Holroyd as Speed's Teacher 
Melvil Poupaud as Johnny 'Goodboy' Jones 
Milka Duno as
Gearbox 
Kellie Kalinkov 
Moritz Bleibtreu as Grey Ghost 
Nan Yu as Horuko Togokhan 
Narges Rashidi as Persian Announcer 
Nayo Wallace as Minx 
Nicholas Elia as Speed Racer(young) 
Nicolas Walier as Security 
Olivier Marlo as French Announcer 
Oscar Ortega Sánchez as Spanish Announcer 
Paul Sirr as Dour Face 
Peter Fernandez as Race Commentator 
Peter Navy Tuiasosopo as Fuji Announcer 
Rain as Taejo Togokhan 
Ramon Tikaram as Casa Cristo Announcer 
Richard Roundtree as Ben Burns 
Ricky Watson as Race Commentator 
Sadao Ueda as Japanese Announcer 
Sami Loris as Italian Announcer 
Scott Porter as Rex Racer 
Sean McDonagh as Celtic Announcer 
Sesede Terziyan as Turkish Announcer 
Stephen Marcus as Security Goon 
Steven Wilson as C.I.B. Security Man 
Togo Igawa as Mr. Togokahn 
Valery Tscheplanowa as Russian Annoucer 
Vinzenz Kiefer as
Crew Chief 
Sempre Fi-Ber Driver 
Waldemar Kobus as Vinny 
Werner Daehn as Sempre Fi-Ber Leader 
William R. Dean as Sleazy Telephone Salesman(voice) 
Yuriri Naka as Japanese Announcer 
English companies
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Dubbing Director: Herman Lopez 
Translation: Jesús Vallejo 
Executive producer: Eduardo Giaccardi 
Andrea Coto as Mamá Racer 
Armando Réndiz as Cruncher Block 
Arturo Mercado as Sr. Togokhan 
Arturo Mercado Jr. as Sparky (Bujía) 
Blas Garcia as Pops Racer 
Carlos Segundo as Sr. Royalton 
Cristina Hernandez as Trixie 
Daniel Cubillo as Inserts Translation 
Dulce Guerrero as Gennie 
Emilio Treviño as Meteoro(Children) 
Enrique Burak as Race Announcer #2 
Erica Edwards as Horuko 
Esteban Siller as Local Race Announcer 
Hector Emmanuel Gómez as Meteoro 
Irwin Daayan as Taejo Togokhan 
Jose Antonio Macias as Rex Racer(Young) 
Jose Luis Reza as Race Announcer #1 
Mario Castañeda as Musha 
Octavio Rojas as Ben Burns 
Oscar Flores as Snake Oiler 
Paulina García Casillas as Trixie(Children) 
Rebeca Patiño as Meteoro´s Teacher 
Ricardo Tejedo as Racer X 
Rodrigo Gutiérrez as Spritle (Chispita) 
Sergio Gutierrez Coto as Inspector Detector 

Spanish companies
Broadcaster: Televisa Canal 5 (Mexico) 
Dubbing Studio: SDI Media México 
Tagalog staff
Tagalog companies
(none)
Broadcaster: TV5 
Tagalog cast
(none)
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