Thunder Road

1958, Movie, NR, 92 mins

One of the earliest, and by far the best, of the moonshine-running films starring Robert Mitchum, who not only wrote the original story, produced, and starred, but also wrote the theme song "Whippoorwill," which he later recorded and turned into a radio hit. If that isn't enough, Bob's 16-year-old son Jim made his movie debut playing his dad's brother. The fairly simple story line is a southern slice of life which sees Mitchum, Sr., coming home to Tennessee from Korea to take over operation of the family moonshine still. Worried that his kid brother, Mitchum, Jr., might get tangled up in the dangerous business, Mitchum, Sr., tries to discourage the rowdy youth from...
Released: 1958 Rated: NR Length: 92 mins

Are You Watching?

Thunder Road
Loading ...

Where To Watch

Thunder Road
Where Price
This movie is not yet
available online.
Where When
Where Availability
Availability dates vary by video service provider. Please check your On Demand menu.
Where Price

Thunder Road Clips & Interviews view all

Thunder Road
Thunder Road: 10/10/2009

more Thunder Road videos

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular