Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

Synopsis: Larry Rayder is an aspiring NASCAR driver, Deke Sommers is mechanic. As they feel they collectively are the best, the only thing that is holding them back is money to build the best vehicle possible. As such, they decide to rob a supermarket's office of the money in its safe to pursue their dream. On the most part, their robbery is successful, although their plan breaks down in its end phase, which doesn't allow them as much getaway time as they wanted. Another problem they face is an unexpected third person in their getaway, Larry's one night stand Mary Coombs, who doesn't like the fact that Larry ran off on her, although she eventually also says that she doesn't want any of the money. With a police scanner and two-way radio in their souped up Dodge Charger, they try to outrun the police, who have an identification of their vehicle, and a general description of the three. The police pursuit is led by the tenacious Sheriff Everett Franklin, who knows he and his team can catch them, but
Director(s): John Hough
Production: Anchor Bay Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
93 min

- Mister, she's gonna talk.

- So what?

Check the map

for that second turn.

- Where'd you put it?

- Under the seat.

Have you gone crazy?

It's not here.

That's what

i'm going to break.

- Hi.

- Hi. Hand it over.

Oh, sure.

Why not?

- Then you-

- get in.

Car 10 in hot pursuit.

What, are you worried

you can't outdrive him?

Don't mean a thing.

She always overheats.

Come on, baby!

God damn it, let's go.

I ain't blowing

nothin', partner.



Contact that helicopter. Tell them

to meet me at beacon's corner.

Yeah, well we're going

to get right back on it.

Headquarters calling

captain franklin.

Give me that thing. Franklin,

this is donahue. Come in, please.

Everett, i want you

to get back to headquarters now.

Everett, aren't you taking this

pursuit a little bit personal?

What's that

supposed to mean?

That's all you got in your brain is

having the biggest troop in this state.

I want you

to catch 'em.

- Hey, carl?

- What?

Kiss my ass!

I was given orders to hit it

and get it, and i follow orders.

Let's go.

There she is.

Then we'll get the tools.

Come on.

- I said i'll be back in a minute.

- Oh.

I'll take it.

Why don't you watch out

what you're doing?


What's the matter, mary? Ain't

we good enough for you anymore?

Same old technique.


Look what i got you.

Hey, there's a blue chevy.

Hey, i think

we should go.

Car 20 to headquarters.

- Which way are they headed?

- Fryman road area, south.

Notify all of the cars to

make a sweep in that area.

Uh, i might not be able

to hear them pipes.

Did anybody see

a license number?

Hey, had a black

racing stripe.


Well, well, well. Hi, guys.

They're about four miles

south of miner road.

Oh, shit.


Son of a-

now, what did

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Leigh Chapman

Leigh Chapman (March 29, 1939 – November 4, 2014) was an American actress and screenwriter. Chapman began her career in acting during the 1960s, notably in a recurring role as Sarah Johnson, a secretary in the NBC television series, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., 1965. Chapman transitioned to a career in screen and scriptwriting from the 1960s to the 1990s. She focused on writing for action-adventure films, an unusual genre for women scriptwriters in Hollywood during the 1970s. The Hollywood Reporter called Chapman "a pioneering female screenwriter in the action-adventure genre." Her screenwriting credits included Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry in 1974 and The Octagon in 1980.Chapman was born Rosa Lee Chapman in 1939 in Kannapolis, North Carolina. She graduated from Winthrop College (now called Winthrop University), located in Rock Hill, South Carolina. She relocated to Los Angeles during the early 1960s, where she initially hired for her first job as a secretary for the William Morris Agency, a major Hollywood talent agency. She copied scripts for William Morris at night to earn extra income. Her secretarial position led to her early acting roles. The William Morris Agency eventually represented Chapman as a screenwriter.She picked up underwater photography during her later life. An exhibition of her aquatic photographs was held at Calumet Photography in Hollywood in 2011.Leigh Chapman died at her home in West Hollywood on November 4, 2014, at the age of 75. She had been diagnosed with cancer eight months before. more…

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