--in the triumphant performance that earned her a Golden Globe nomination as Best Actress--stars as Shirley "Cha Cha" Muldowney, the young wife and mother who defied the sport of drag racing to become the only female top fuel champion in NHRA history. But before she could reach the record books, Shirley had to survive an abusive first marriage, her volatile love affair with fellow racer Connie Kalitta (Beau Bridges
of The Killing Time
and Norma Rae
), a horrific accident, and a sexist world that tried to stand in the way of one remarkable woman who dared to put her heart on the line.
Anthony Edwards of ER co-stars in this Deluxe 25th Anniversary Edition of the film Newsweek called "one of the best American movies of the year," now packed with all-new Bonus Materials featuring racing legends Shirley Muldowney, Don Garlits, Connie Kalitta and much more!