Top 6 Speed Racer Movie Details

While searching the internet for Speed Racer movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

Speed Racer (2008) - The bunny-hop pegs on Speed's car turn red when used due to friction caused from the high speeds they are driving at

Speed Racer (2008) - Spritle Racer wears Paul Frank pajamas, a brand that typically features a chimp/monkey mascot. His pet chimp, Chim Chim, wears Frank-inspired pajamas with illustrations of a human boy on them.
Speed Racer (2008) - Spritle Racer wears Paul Frank pajamas, a brand that typically features a chimp/monkey mascot. His pet chimp, Chim Chim, wears Frank-inspired pajamas with illustrations of a human boy on them.

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun Speed Racer details are suitable for kids.

  1. : Peter Fernandez - who voiced Speed Racer and Racer X in the English dub of the original anime - plays a race announcer in this film.

Hidden Details

1 - A young Speed Racer daydreams and we see an opposing driver with (among other things) a serpent motif on his helmet, foreshadowing Snake Oiler, a future antagonist.
A young Speed Racer daydreams and we see an opposing driver with (among other things) a serpent motif on his helmet, foreshadowing Snake Oiler, a future antagonist.
1 - Various blimps in the background depict characters from U.B. Funkeys, a toys-to-life game created by Mattel and the first of its genre.
Various blimps in the background depict characters from U.B. Funkeys, a toys-to-life game created by Mattel and the first of its genre.
Speed Racer poster
Speed Racer poster

Speed Racer Plot: A young driver, Speed Racer, aspires to be champion of the racing world with the help of his family and his high-tech Mach 5 automobile.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Speed Racer, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Speed Racer and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Director Lana Wachowski
Main Actors Emile Hirsch, Nicholas Elia, Susan Sarandon, Melissa Holroyd
IMDB score 6.0