The late seventies to mid eighties car chase flicks was catapulted from on the fly Roger Corman movies to the mainstream all because of Burt Reynolds. His Smokey and The Bandit parts one and two and Cannonball Run inspired many a filmmaker to make their own road hog star vehicles.
Christopher Lee As Count Lorenzo Borgia in Safari 3000 Levy-Gardner-Laven - 1982 Safari 3000 is an obscure 1982 action movie about a long-distance auto race through Africa. Undoubtedly, Safari 3000 was heavily influenced by Death Race 2000. In Safari 3000, David Carradine (Frankenstein from Death Race 2000) plays the lead role of Eddie Mills.