A fairly interesting, but somewhat muddled, road movie starring Newman as an ex-cop who now drives cars from Denver to San Francisco for a living. Once in Denver, he bets a friend that he can drive a new Dodge Challenger to San Francisco in 15 hours. Knowing that the feat is impossible,
his friend makes the bet, and Newman loads up with amphetamines and takes off, ignoring all speed laws. Soon word of Newman's folly leaks out, and a blind, black radio station disc jockey, Little, begins hailing him as an American hero, "the last free man on Earth." By this time the cops in
several states have become aware of Newman's race and have banded together to stop him. Along...