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2.8
9 Ratings

Heart Like a Wheel

Directed by Jonathan Kaplan
United States, 1983
Drama, Biography, Sport

Synopsis

Battling rampant sexism and coping with heartache along the way, drag racer Shirley “Cha Cha” Muldowney breaks speed records and the gender barrier in this affecting biopic directed by Jonathan Kaplan.

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Heart Like a Wheel Directed by Jonathan Kaplan

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1984 | Nominee: Best Costume Design

Golden Globes (USA)

1984 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama