You may recall he drove a replica Porsche 356 Speedster in that show (which he crashed in a small town where he found love and a new life). I mean, c’mon Pixar! ( Log Out /  It was odd, really, because there haven’t been a large number of talking-car movies. The characters are the same. Doc Hollywood and Cars. Mack falls asleep on I-40, and a sleeping Lightning accidentally falls out of the trailer. Advantage: Doc Hollywood. On the other hand, the entire Cars movie is based on a fantasy where cars are the world’s only inhabitants. Let's learn what went into the making of Doc Hollywood.10. Viewed 364 times 2. The fence belongs to the town magistrate. Doc Hollywood: In Grady, Dr. Stone runs into a bunch of characters: Woody Harrelson as Lou’s would-be fiancée Hank Gordon, David Ogden Stiers as the mayor, and Bridget Fonda as the mayor’s amorous daughter. What is there not to love? These movies are so similar, it's almost like they're set in mirror dimensions -- and in one of those dimensions, every character is a talking car. No? I’ve always had what I would call a “sporty” car, starting with a baffed-out Bugeye Sprite back in high school, during the days of the British sports car invasion of the 1960s. At first glance, this 1991 comedy looks like another formulaic fluff-piece with a standard fish-out-of-water scenario--in this case a hotshot young doctor (Michael J. Jose Feliciano? Yep, change “hot-shot racecar” to “hot-shot doctor” and you’ve got the plot of Doc Hollywood, starring Michael J. But they were essentially the same character doing the same job. Owen was good, but Fox made Doc Hollywood an enjoyable movie, especially in multiple viewings. Fox. The makers of the Disney/Pixar film Cars (2006) have been accused of plagiarizing its plot from Doc Hollywood (1991). With Intermeccanica’s long history of building unique sports cars, I knew I would find the car I wanted. Like millions of other parents around the US, this weekend I trundled off with my kid to see the new Pixar/Disney movie, Cars. Overall, this is one of his good early 90s efforts that helped us forget movies like The Hard Way, Light of Day and Bright Lights, Big City (the last one at least gave us the foundation for an all-time porn movie title… think about it). ( Log Out /  As my college buddy Tony once said, that one scene made this the best date movie of the year. PROTAGONIST (that’s the main character to anyone who flunked Intro to Drama) She emerges buck freakin’ naked from a lake as Dr. Stone is trying to shake off a hangover after his first night in Grady. The city is struggling, as drivers no longer stop by for gas, tires, paint jobs, etc. Fox, Julie Warner, Barnard Hughes, Woody Harrelson. (But I’m still looking for that perfect set of wheels to replace the Porsches we put on as a ‘holding set’). Critic Simon Kinnear of Total Filmconcurred, stating "Actually, this one pretty muc… Plus, any movie with Larry the Cable Guy loses style points. OK, I must say that the similarities between the two movies are indeed staggering. Doc Hollywood: Four words. Ask Question Asked 2 years, 11 months ago. Classic. But it surprised me by also being a love story, and a pretty good one - the kind where the lovers are smart enough to know all the reasons why they shouldn't get together, but too much in love to care. Advantage: Doc Hollywood. After you saw it the first time you had to know she wasn’t getting naked again! Doc Hollywood: Michael J. I’m watching talking cars. I mean, it’s eerie. So, if Radiator Springs wasn’t life-like, no biggie. A lone voice hollering, “Freebird!” Now, as someone who has yelled “Play some Skynrd!” at every concert I’ve ever attended (symphonies included), I gotta tell you, I almost peed my pants. ), WACKY DETOUR OFF THE INTERSTATE in doc hollywood was due to cows being walked down the road and doc tried explaining said too then unbeknownst to him the judge who is upset about the best fence he had just put up and was still painting. At least, that's what I understood. Fast-forward to the 2000s, and that movie. Many reviewers also felt that Cars' plot was too indebted to the 1991 Michael J Fox comedy Doc Hollywood, in which a hotshot Los Angeles doctor learns a … As a Canadian, I am a fan of Edmonton-born Michael J. Doc Hollywood: Barnard Hughes plays Doc Hogue, the town doctor who delivered babies and tended to the sick in Grady for decades. Which raises yet another question… if this was in the first 30 minutes of the movie (which I believe it was) what made you watch the remaining 1 hour? Many reviewers felt that Cars' plot was too indebted to the Michael J Fox comedy Doc Hollywood, in which a hotshot Los Angeles doctor learns a new set of values when he is stranded in an average American town. You certainly should see most of the plot points coming a mile down the interstate. I help with shipping world wide. This last issue was addressed by lengthening the wheelbase of the body and later, as customer engine choices stepped up several times from 2.2-liter to eventually the ultimate 993 3.6-lite, the rear body track width was also altered to provide room for matching wheel and tire choices. It was his movie, Doc Hollywood, that made me a replica fan. About 15 minutes into it, I started to think, I’ve seen this before. Fast-forward to the 2000s, and that movie. The car as is leaves little to be desired. To say that I was surprised by this scene is putting it mildly. That was his intention, but when things goes wrong, his plans eventually change. And that he’s as much of a redneck as George W. is a cowboy? They are voiced by, respectively, Larry the Cable Guy, Tony Shaloub, George Carlin, Paul Dooley, Cheech Marin … When Dr. Stone shows up, he gleefully points out all of the things that the hotshot young doctor doesn’t know. Advantage: Doc Hollywood, in a laugher. Micanopy, Fla.: 'Doc Hollywood' For three months in 1990, the small historic town of Micanopy, Fla., and its population of 600 residents played host to the cast and crew of the film "Doc Hollywood." Advantage: Cars. Advantage: Cars. And as a Canadian, I knew the company that builds the world’s best 356 replicas was right here at home: Intermeccanica, headquartered in British Columbia. Directed by Michael Caton-Jones. Fantastic and completely unexpected. I do think that John Lasseter’s original Cars film is a better movie than most people will admit. Change ). Lightning is self-absorbed and cocky, but he ultimately finds out that friendship and love are the best things in the world. Girls got a nice romantic comedy; guys got boobies. Full of himself, yet still being an approachable, likeable guy. Did you notice? The MJ Fox classic is never mentioned. ( Log Out /  So, the judge assigns Dr. Stone to pay for the damages to his fence by serving the town as its doctor for a week. Fox comedy about a doctor who wants to go to Hollywood, and also Cars, the Pixar film about cars. You figure it out. And what feeling is that? Chassisnumber 117356551. Wow. "Many reviewers also felt that Cars' plot was too indebted to the 1991 Michael J Fox comedy Doc Hollywood, in which a hotshot Los Angeles doctor learns a new set of values when he is stranded in an average American town. Owen does a good job of capturing this character. Fox as Dr. Benjamin Stone. Fox in the movie Doc Hollywood. Sheriff Rosco P. Coltraine's police car and Cooter's truck outside Hollywood Star Cars Museum 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse from The Fast and the Furious at Hollywood Star Cars Museum This 1960 Porsche 356 Speedster was driven by Michael J. Plus, we later found out that his Parkinson’s disease really started to show while he was making this movie. He ultimately comes around and agrees to be Lightning’s crew chief in the final race. At the end of the race, the members of the other academy crashes the Doc Hudson Racing Academy. Cars: Bonnie Hunt plays Sally Carrera, a Porsche who’s stuck in the one-stoplight town of Radiator Springs. Cars: A majority of the movie takes place in Radiator Springs, a former stop on the famed Route 66 that was bypassed when I-40 came through the area. It’s all silent and dark… and then you hear something from the back of the room. Again, I was wrong. Fox) hops in his Porsche and is headed for California, where a lucrative practice in Beverly Hills awaits. Her character was pretty complex and deep. Nope. Anyone want to see who wins? His voice is self-assured with an undercurrent of vulnerability. The result is a superb combination — an open-top, air-cooled, Porsche-inspired sports car with the look of the timeless 356-A and the power of the 911, along with a purpose-built steel-tube chassis that weighs at least 500 pounds less than any 911! A young doctor on his way across the country to a job interview crashes his car in a small town and is sentenced to work for several days at the town hospital. Along the way, we learn that Doc Hudson was a former Piston Cup champ – a fact he hid from everyone in Radiator Springs – but he retired after wrecking in a race. Who cares…. So I’m not the only one who thinks we’re building the “ultimate” 356! She bristles against the charms of Lightning initially, but she ultimately falls for the hunk. Doc Hudson sentences him to repave Main Street. I mean, really… I grew up in a town that had a “Poultry Jubilee” and boasted the “World’s Largest Frying Pan” and I was aghast at the depiction of Grady. But, I’ll create a new category — Intangibles — and just say that since Doc Hollywood came first (and because of the Julie Warner nude scene), I gotta go with Michael J. On the basis of the movie's trailer, I was expecting "Doc Hollywood" to be a comedy. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. 11/9/047:27 AM This is a very good Change . Although based on your comments, I can assume it was primarily for the Julie Warner nude scene. "Cars" rolls along like an animated, automotive version of that 1991 Michael J. Cars: En route to California, Lightning is riding in the trailer of an 18-wheeler (Mack, voiced by John Ratzenberger – who has made a cottage industry of voicing Pixar movies). Not really a close race. Even with all these technical hurdles we’ve had to overcome, the Intermeccanica six-cylinder-powered 356 reproduction continues to be our flagship reproduction, with more being built every year. The Car is a Replic with some Original parts nice condition . In Doc Hollywood, he did a phenomenal job with a B+ script. With a lot of Documention and Picture and Original Titel from 1957 . Unique Classics, Replicas and Build Culture, A physician inspired by a cinematic Porsche 356 — but with 911 mechanicals, Docol R8: A New Standard in Chassis Fabrication, Copyright 2021 Rare Car Network. Fox and company. That’s funny, I don’t care who you are. When a customer asks, “Which engine and suspension package would you choose to build the ultimate Intermeccanica?” I always have the same answer: the ultimate air-cooled engine, a Porsche 911 six-cylinder, along with its five-speed transaxle and fantastic suspension, steering and brakes! Doc Hollywood is a surefire prescription for comedy cheer! But, when my life allowed it, I had my current Intermeccanica built as I wanted. And it is a comedy. Classic Motor Carriages Classic Speedster in Doc Hollywood, Movie, 1991 Class: Cars, Convertible — Model origin: 00:08:12 Vehicle used a lot by a main character or for a long time I appreciate the fact that I don’t have computerization coming between me and the road. ( Log Out /  Guess which. Awwwww… COLORFUL CAST OF SECONDARY CATEGORIES So, the first thing that sprang to mind on noticing the featurette called The Inspiration for 'Cars' was: Doc Hollywood. Hell, again, it’s essentially the same plot. The Body is from fiberClass. Then it hits me… a hot-shot racecar on his way to California takes an inadvertent detour from the interstate, winds up in some BFE town, accidentally causes damage, gets sentenced to “community service,” has to stay in town for a week, rails against the slow-witted townfolk at first, falls in love with the random way-too-hot-for-this-hick-town local girl, gets into a spat with the crusty town doctor, ultimately falls for the charms of the town as well as the girl, learns ass loads of life lessons, winds up coming back to BFE town… etc. Lightning tries to catch up with Mack, but he accidentally follows another 18-wheeler and finds himself near Radiator Springs. Advantage: Doc Hollywood. Playing a self-assured doctor. My answer is simple: A “real” car could never be as unique or as personal as this one is. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Like Julie Warner, Bridget Fonda was absolutely peaking when this movie was made. My concern is that you’ve actually watched Doc Hollywood more than once! Lightning witnesses this and they reveal that they are from the Chick Hicks Racing Academy. Fox stars in this romantic comedy about a Beverly Hills-bound doctor who gets stranded in a Southern town where he finds himself falling in love, and re-evaluating his life. That Cars borrowed heavily from a lot of other, similar stories – and that Doc Hollywood did likewise – is also pretty much just true. WACKY DETOUR OFF THE INTERSTATE Overall, a great job. Maybe Knight Rider or Herbie, the Love Bug (although the latter didn’t talk, but man, what raw emotion that Volkswagen could portray). These two stories are identical. With close to 300 horsepower, there is no lack of acceleration, and the Porsche 911 suspension, steering and brakes makes it handle as it should. Just a nice… bit of scenery. For close to two years, there were emails and phone calls, sometimes three or four per day, as we sorted through every little detail. The why is easy. But that’s about it. The 1991 romantic comedy Doc Hollywood starred Michael J. Lightning McQueen is hosting an international championship in Radiator Springs, to celebrate the construction of his new racing stadium and headquarters. She bristles against the charms of Dr. Stone initially, but she ultimately falls for the (wee little) hunk. Let’s do a comparison of Cars and Doc Hollywood. Fox. My allegiances switched back and forth from England to Germany — front engine, water cooled to rear engine, air cooled. Instead, John Lasseter gets to explain that Cars is a very personal story for him (aren't they always). And a brand new “real” car would never give me the feeling I get when I push that start button, put the transmission in gear, and head down the road. ), So, like I did with Ray and Walk the Line, I can’t help but compare the two. So, the movie revolves around Lightning’s trek to a three-car, winner-take-all race in California. FEMALE LEAD I think Henry enjoyed this build as much as I did (note sidebar). The makers of the Disney/Pixar film Cars have been accused of plagiarizing its plot from this film. So, let’s go to the tally. I’m just sayin’. In the immortal words of Michael Bolton from Office Space, LTCG is in fact an no-talent ass clown. We're talking about Doc Hollywood, the Michael J. They are voiced by, respectively, Larry the Cable Guy, Tony Shaloub, George Carlin, Paul Dooley, Cheech Marin and Jenifer Lewis. Overall, a good job. The one that was destroyed by the circus truck was an old rotten Porsche coupe that had the top cut off for that scene. "It just rips off Doc Hollywood, almost note for note," said Christy Lemire of the San Francisco Chronicle. etc. Even so, the challenges of doing so were numerous, such as the need to make the space in the chassis and within the original body profile house the longer six-cylinder engine and five-speed transaxle. Doc Hollywood and Rise to Prominence. Many reviewers also felt that Cars' plot was too indebted to the 1991 Michael J Fox comedy Doc Hollywood, in which a hotshot Los Angeles doctor learns a new set of values when he is stranded in an average American town. Stop us if you think you've heard this one before: A young hotshot on his way to Los Angeles causes a crash and gets stuck in a small town. Plus, it really ups the value of re-watching the movie on HBO, not on basic cable. Marriage came along, and there was little money for toys anymore, but I did manage to hold on to an MGTD that I restored myself, an MGB, and a TR6 that also required a complete self-restoration. Fresh out of residence at a Washington D.C. hospital, hot-shot plastic surgeon Ben Stone (Michael J. It’s the feeling that I’m back in high school, driving that old Bugeye Sprite once again. Lightning McQueen and the Doc Hudson Racing Academy are in a race competing against a rival academy. In reality, they are all about nostalgia, and this car delivers it in spades. The Doc Hollywood writers should sue the pants off of Steve Jobs’ boys and girls at Pixar. Call these cars replicas, continuation cars, whatever you want. Hey, I figured out how to change the WordPress theme! Doc Hollywood is the story of a young and promising doctor that’s bound for Beverly Hills where he plans to make a good living, perhaps a superior living, as a plastic surgeon. SHOCKING MOMENT Doc Hollywood: En route to Calilfornia, Dr. Stone looks at a map while driving a little too fast in his vintage Porsche. I didn’t see that coming. Cars: In Radiator Springs, Lightning meets Mater the tow truck, Luigi who sells tires and loves racing cars but only Ferraris in Europe (note that Dr. Stone drove a foreign sportscar in Doc Hollywood, by the way), Fillmore the hippy who lives next to Sarge the army car, Ramone who does paint jobs for cars and his girl Flo who owns the service station. Stiers is always solid (Major Winchester!). Doc Hollywood (Brasil: Dr. Hollywood - Uma Receita de Amor /Portugal: Doutor Sarilhos) é um filme de comédia romântica estadunidense de 1991 dirigido por Michael Caton-Jones, e escrito por Jeffrey Price e Peter S. Seaman.O filme é estrelado por Michael J. Doc Hollywood: Julie Warner plays Vialula, aka Lou, an ambulance driver who’s actually a lawyer that once lived in New York, but she got knocked up and moved back to Grady with her daughter. Cars: Owen Wilson provides the voice of Lightning McQueen, a NASCAR-esque racer who finished in a tie with a Richard Petty-esque car (voiced by the King himself) and an asshole car (voiced by the ever-surprising Michael Keaton) for the Piston Cup. I went the used car route first, buying a sweet rooster-red roadster, then a much sportier silver Speedster. All rights reserved |. — Michael Zink Benjamin Stone is a young doctor driving to L.A., where he is interviewing for a … Nobody did. I guess you can see I appreciated rear-engine, air-cooled cars. The one thing that always bugged me about Doc Hollywood: why the hell was Dr. Stone in South Carolina if he was going from NYC to California. Good times.) They want their movie back. With all Porsche 911 mechanicals (1987 Carrera chassis and 1995 993 engine), I can’t say enough about how the car drives and performs. Chick appears and tells Lightning that he plans wins the Race-O-Rama series to shut down the Doc Hudson Racing Academy, thus bringing mor… It’s a 3-3 tie!! HOLLYWOOD CARS MUSEUM 5115 DEAN MARTIN DR #905 LAS VEGAS, NV 89118. With Michael J. Fox. In addition, there was the need to find room for a larger (21 USG) and safer fuel cell mounted in such a way as to counterbalance the added mass of the bigger power unit. (If you don’t get that reference, find a UNC fan… they’ll know. Couple that with a hand-finished interior and exterior, and there’s not much more that I could want. 2. Cars: Here’s where the similarities get really weird. And yes, I’ve officially been thinking about this waaaaay too much. That’s a 4-3 decision. Did your writer just find an old script and copy it? Next stop, Netflix, to put Doc Hollywood back on the queue…, thanks man our final exam in english is to compare cars to doc hollywood ahahha : As they old saying goes, it rides likes it’s on rails. After that it was a Karmann Ghia coupe, then a Corvair convertible, then a Karmann Ghia cabriolet. Maybe Transformers. I haven’t seen plagiarism like this since Dook basketball great Greg Newton. And now I have a British racing green German-Canadian car. (By the way, “Play some Skynrd” really unnerved Janet Jackson. 'It just rips off Doc Hollywood, almost note for note,' said … And during a conversation about sex, Woody (huh huh) drops in a line about animal husbandry. Phone:(702) 331.6400. I’m proud to admit that portions of Doc Hollywood – including the famous lake scenes – were filmed in my own hometown of Mechanicsville, VA. Reading this one day after watching the movie CARS made my whole day. I know it was 1991 and Mapquest wasn’t around, but jeez. From a middle-class background? Doc Hollywood, Movie, 1991 Pictures provided by: antp , mike962 Display options: Display as images Display as list Make and model Make and year Year Category Importance/Role Date added (new ones first) Episode Appearance (ep.+time, if avail.) Photos courtesy of Henry Reisner, Intermeccanica. A real asshole with a heart of gold, I guess. Original Car From Doc Hollywood. It goes as far back as 1986, when my father and I were developing the tube chassis that would eventually replace the combination of subframe and VW floor pan, upon which all previous Intermeccanica 356 reproduction vehicles had been built. Julie Warner skinny dipping. Scottish director Michael Caton-Jones chose Micanopy to double as the fictional town of Grady, S.C., "the Squash Capital of the South." A truck drove through a group of protesters in Hollywood on Thursday night, striking and running over at least one person as it sped through the crowd, footage shows. We also had to develop custom strut top mounts that not only performed better than the stock 911 units, but also fit under the original-profile fenders. Doc Hollywood ( 2,445 ) IMDb 6.2 1 h 43 min 1991 X-Ray PG-13 Michael J. The main car that Fox drove in that movie - at least in the opening scenes - is a red speedster with a white dash, much like this one being sold. Fox as a doctor on a road trip from Washington, DC, to Beverly Hills to begin a new job. Doc Hollywood: Much of this movie is set in the fictional Grady, South Carolina – home of the Squash Festival (or something like that). Cars: While speaking to an audience at a sponsor’s event, Lightning prepares to address the crowd when the lights dim. But, if you’re looking for a good movie, and you liked Doc Hollywood, you could do worse than Cars. While trying to evade the police (he’s being stopped because he has decals for headlights, not the lights themselves), he pretty much rips the town apart. While reporting about the event on television, Mater forgets his lines and calls it the \"Mater-National Championship.\" Several international racing superstars arrive in Radiator Springs and befriend McQueen, including Giovanni, an Italian Ferrari; Otto Von Fassenbottom, a Ger… Doc Holliday's Saloon and Restaurant, Glenwood Springs: See 272 unbiased reviews of Doc Holliday's Saloon and Restaurant, rated 3.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #26 of 87 restaurants in Glenwood Springs. Email: CRUSTY OLD MAN IN TOWN The makers of "Doc Hollywood" called.

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