Fast Film Friday: License to Drive (1988)
Please consider our Fast Film Fridays section as a guide to good car flicks. Not always racing related, these are motoring movies. For the past five weeks, we’ve had a theme going, having reviewed:
- Drive with Ryan Gosling
- The Driver with Ryan O’Neal
- Baby Driver with Ansel Elgort
- Driving Miss Daisy with Morgan Freeman
- Driven with Sylvester Stallone
This week, we’re re-posting a review from our friends at B&S About Movies, and their review of ‘License to Drive‘.
License to Drive (1988)
June 12, 2021 by R.D Francis
Somehow, watching teen movies means watching so much of ‘the Coreys’. This time, Corey Haim is Les Anderson and Corey Feldman is Dean, with Haim’s character trying to get his driver’s license to that he can impress Mercedes Lane (Heather Graham).
He fails the test multiple times, but still takes his grandfather’s 1972 Cadillac Sedan de Ville out for a spin and dings it up, trying to get Feldman’s character to fix it. Ah, the days when you were counting the days to get your license and then getting in trouble as soon as you got it.
On the day of Corey Haim’s death (March 10, 2010), Feldman revealed that he and Haim had been developing a sequel that was to be called License to Fly that would be followed by another movie called License to Dive. Yes, these guys were planning a License to universe.
Neither Corey Feldman nor Corey Haim had a driver’s license when they started making this movie. So there you go.
Check out B&S About Movies for more retro movie reviews.