Movie Trailer for Viva Knievel! (1977) starring Evel Knievel, Gene Kelly, Lauren Hutton, Red Buttons, Leslie Nielsen, Cameron Mitchell, Eric Olson, Marjoe Gortner directed by Gordon Douglas Movie Review

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Trailer for Viva Knievel!

All American hero Evel Knievel considers quitting as a stuntman when a fall leaves him in hospital with more broken bones. But he quickly changes his mind partly because young stunt rider Jessie (Marjoe Gortner) wants him to take part in a series of jumps in Mexico but also he doesn't want to let his fans down including young Tommy (Eric Olson) the estranged son on his chief mechanic Will Atkins (Gene Kelly - Singin' in the Rain). But unbeknown to Evel is that he is being set up as corrupt businessman is using Jessie to get Evel to perform in Mexico so that they can stage a fatal accident and then transport drugs back to America in his trailer, something which Will discovers but finds himself thrown into an institution for a supposed drug addiction before he can tell Evel. ... Read Review