Girl in the Cadillac

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Girl in the Cadillac
Directed by Lucas Platt
Produced by Thomas Baer
Written by John Warren
Based on The Enchanted Isle
by James M. Cain
Starring Erika Eleniak
William McNamara
Michael Lerner
Bud Cort
Valerie Perrine
William Shockley
Music by Anton Sanko
Cinematography Nancy Schreiber
Edited by Norman Hollyn
Distributed by Columbia Tristar Home Video
Release date
  • 1995 (1995)
Running time
89 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Girl in the Cadillac is a crime drama film released in 1995. The film stars Erika Eleniak and William McNamara.

Film synopsis[edit]

A woman called Mandy (Eleniak) runs away from her home. At a bus station she meets Rick (McNamara), who takes her with him to a rendezvous with a pair of bank robbers. After listening to their plan, Mandy agrees to drive the getaway car for $5,000, when they convince her everything will go smoothly. However, the robbery goes awry resulting in several bank employees killed, and Mandy flees with Rick and $75,000. As a result, she is chased by the police and the other two robbers. During their escape, Mandy and Rick buy a red Cadillac convertible. Ultimately, she decides she wants to give the money back, but Rick disagrees.


The film was shot in locations in Bakersfield and Los Angeles, California, and Corpus Christi, Texas.


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