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The Georgia Peaches

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Director  Daniel Haller
Running time  1h 40m
Distributor  New World Pictures
Language  English
7.2/10 IMDb

5.8/10 Letterboxd

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Genre  Comedy
Country  United States
The Georgia Peaches movie poster
Release date  November 8, 1980 (1980-11-08)
Writer  Mick Benderoth (teleplay), Monte Stettin (teleplay), William Hjortsberg (teleplay), Mick Benderoth (story), Monte Stettin (story), Lois Luger (story)
Cast  Dirk Benedict (Dusty Tyree), Sandra Dorsey, Burton Gilliam (Delbart Huggins), David Hayward (Marco), Sally Kirkland (Vivian Stark), Terri Nunn (Sue Lynn)
Similar movies  Hair Show (2004), Dirk Benedict appears in The Georgia Peaches and Body Slam, Moonshine County Express (1977), Starhops (1978), Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
Tagline  The Peach Sisters. They're mixed up with moonshine and money ... with cops and robbers ... in the funniest caper since the South had smokies!

The georgia peaches unsold pilot 1980


The Georgia Peaches (also known as Follow That Car) is a 1980 American made-for-television action-adventure comedy film produced by Roger Corman as a pilot for a proposed television series. It starred Tanya Tucker, Terri Nunn and Dirk Benedict as three friends extorted into becoming undercover FBI agents for the government and was broadcast on CBS on November 8, 1980.

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Follow that car aka the georgia peaches


Plot

The exploits of two sisters – Lorette Peach (Tucker), a country-western singer and Sue Lynn Peach (Nunn), owner of the Georgia Peaches Garage, and Dusty Tyree (Benedict), a stock car racer – as three friends recruited as undercover agents by the U.S. Treasury Department. In the pilot, they attempt to break up a ring of cigarette bootleggers operating out of their home state of Georgia.

Cast

  • Tanya Tucker as Lorette Peach
  • Terri Nunn as Sue Lynn Peach
  • Dirk Benedict as Dusty Tyree
  • Lane Smith as Randolph Dukane
  • Sally Kirkland as Vivian Stark
  • Dennis Patrick as Wade Holt
  • David Hayward as Joe Don Carter
  • Burton Gilliam as Delbert Huggins
  • Noble Willingham as Jarvis Wheeler
  • DVD release

    The Georgia Peaches was released on DVD by Shout! Factory as part of "Roger Corman's Cult Classics" Triple Feature Action-Packed Collection series on April 5, 2011.

    References

    The Georgia Peaches Wikipedia
    The Georgia Peaches LetterboxdThe Georgia Peaches themoviedb.org The Georgia Peaches IMDb


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