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

But i never

had the time


i always thought

that we were friends


but you slipped

right through my hands

but i never had

the time.

Hey, ace.

Speed's expensive. How

fast do you want to go?

Any town's a nice little

town when you nail a broad.

Starting to get

nervous, huh?

There she is.

- Yeah, i know what you mean.

- I figured you would.

I promised you after word

from sonny's drive-in.

Go ahead.

Back it off.

Hey! A**hole!

I was washing my hair.


- Yeah?

- Everything under control?

It's been delivered

and it's just waiting.

Okay, i'll see

you real soon.

Call him.

I said, call him.

- Yeah- would you like me to

get that? - No. Do you know her?

Oh god, please answer.


If you don't give

him the money.

Let me talk to him.

I changed my mind.

Morning, mr. Stanton.

It was supposed

to be open.

It's a local call.

Whoever it is, get rid of

'em like i told you before.

- Hello?

- Is the man of the house there?

Yeah, that's right

- you can't let him do this. Please.

- No.

It'll be all right now,

honey. It'll be all right.


I even brought

my own bag.

Try not to squash

the tomatoes.

And you cease to be a family

man right then and there.

Hi, a**hole.

What did you do

with the keys?

She ought to be

paid like one, right?

If you don't give me those

keys, i'm going to pop you.


That's right, lady.

Now, let's have the keys.

Okay. Relax.

Those were the keys

to my grandfather's pickup.

You just holler.

Did you see that crazy son of a b*tch?

- You won't yell?

You promise? - Uh-huh.

I'm trusting you now

no. Would you go back

to your office now?

Mr. Stanton?

You better check with the

stewardess in tourist section.

Get in.

As full of sh*t

as that, huh?

Honest, i was spouting off

to a dial tone.

You are a neighbor

and, uh...

did i get a wrong-

after an incoming call.

- Yeah.

- Far out!

Had to pick up

a flag, didn't you?

- What?

- I don't know, i thought maybe you'd know.


Let's go.

I'm glad!

Your friend's

a real dazzler.


Okay, hang on.

You know what it means when somebody

like me gets off to a bad start?

Not a god-damn thing.

You've been holding those cars over my

head a year and i'm getting tired of it.

It's got nothing to do with you

or you getting your new patrol cars.

Kiss my ass.

That's not nice.

Sheriff's department,

please, right away.

I'd like to get out

and look at the car.

Oh, just beautiful.

Yeah. Thanks.

Come on. Let's get

this turkey under-cover.

- Yes, sir.

- "Yes, sir. Yes, sir."

Haul ass to mccullough!

Now, that was cute.

That was real cute.


to cars 2 and 12.

This is a hell of a time

for a pit stop.

- Deke, you going to be a while?

- Yeah.


Of how little

i was getting.

That is totally true.


Kiss off.

- Goodbye!

- Hello.

Deke, what are you trying to

do, establish squatter's rights?

And you underneath

with me.


- Hey!

- What?

Maybe i don't want

to say goodbye.

But i'm having trouble

trying to win enough money

to build some real speed.

And now l-

i've got-

i need you...

to help us

with the car.

You got it.

And see if you get the words

"son of a b*tch" in print.

Hey, start moving

the wheel!

Just a second.

Well, pay attention.

I'll pay attention.

- She got bored.

- Oh, great.

Turn it to the left!

- Is it coming?

- Yeah, work it some more!

To the right!

Are you stupid?!




yes, sir.



'Cause we're stoppin

say hi. Tell 'em how you went

to europe with jamie richardson.

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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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