Reporter J.J. Dalton (Stockard Channing) wants to write a story about a gruelling three thousand kilometer auto rally through Africa. When her deal to ride with a driver falls through, she hires ex-stuntman Eddie Miles (David Carradine), who is racing against his former employer, the ruthless Count Borgia (Sir Christopher Lee), who becomes their hardest and meanest competitor in the rally. Borgia and his sidekick Feodor (Hamilton Camp) do all they can to thwart the other drivers, but luck and love are on J.J. and Eddie's side.
The race that drove Africa wild!
Did You Know?
Pretty much any time Christopher Lee is driving in the car with his sidekick, the camera is visible in the reflection on the sidekicks helmet. This starts at the beginning of the race and continues throughout the movie. See more
Baboons on the road, what kind of sign is this? Baboons on the road, is this the end of bliss? I would rather see a rain of toads than hear that call: baboons on the road! I would rather see a rain of toads than hear that call, baboons on the road!
Feodor, you know that I am fluent in twelve languages. Amongst all those noble and ancient tongues, there is but one solitary word that describes you with complete and total accuracy: putz.