Released on video in 1997, Robert Rodriguez' ROADRACERS was the first, and arguably the best, of the 10 low-budget movies made for Showtime in 1994 as part of their "Rebel Highway" series modeled on some 1950s American International Pictures teenpics.
In the mid-'50s, a Texas teenager named Dude (David Arquette) idolizes the leader (Johnny Reno) of a local rock 'n' roll group called The Ramblers, and dreams of playing guitar in his own band someday. He has a Mexican girlfriend named Donna (Salma Hayek) and a geeky best friend named Nixer (John
Hawkes) who spends most of his time at the local movie house watching INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1956). Dude is con...