Down and Derby (2005) Online
Down and Derby is a family comedy about a small town Pinewood Derby competition that transforms an average group of dads into an awkward bunch of competitors. On the outside, Phil Davis is the typical dad and friendly neighbor. On the inside, he is unresolved and at a breaking point with his childhood rival, Ace Montana. Desperate for the elusive first place, Phil sees his son's Pinewood Derby race as a breakthrough opportunity to beat Ace, who also has a Cub Scout son. Surrounded by more overzealous dads in the same cul-de-sac, they all disregard the event's ideals and completely take over the design, planning and construction of the cars. In the crazed world of derby fever, the kids are lucky if they get to pick the paint color or attach a decal. Hilarity builds as the dads teeter on the edge of insanity and resort to backstabbing, cover-ups and sabotage. Wives, families and jobs are ignored with extreme consequences. The farce reaches comical and outrageous levels when in the end, ...
|Cast overview, first billed only:|
|Greg Germann||-||Phil Davis|
|Lauren Holly||-||Kim Davis|
|Adam Hicks||-||Brady Davis|
|Perry Anzilotti||-||Big Jimmy|
|Deborah Ashton||-||Angel Scaldoni|
|Danny Shepherd||-||Danny Scaldoni|
|Ross Brockley||-||Blaine Moosman|
|Tammy Lier||-||Charlotte Moosman|
|Nicholas Nengas||-||Todd Moosman|
|Marc Raymond||-||Ace Montana|
|Hunter Tylo||-||Teri Montana|
|Eric Jacobs||-||A.J. Montana|
|Pat Morita||-||Ono Yakimoto|
|Joey Miyashima||-||Kyosho Yakimoto|
|K.J. Adachi||-||Kyosho's Son|
Don Murphy, the founder of the Pinewood Derby, makes a guest appearance in the movie.
Danny Shepherd has become one of the most famous fan film actors on youtube
The Pinewood Derby was created in May 1953 by Don Murphy (Cub Scout Pack 280C) in Manhattan Beach, California.
Each year since 1953, over 2 million Pinewood Derby cars are built worldwide by boys and girls in YMCA, Indian Princess, scouting, church and other youth group competitions.