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What does Road Atlanta and Mick Jagger Have in Common?

Hey movie and racing trivia enthusiasts – What do Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones and Road Atlanta have in common?  Not much.  But there is a strange connection…

In 1992 the movie “Freejack” was released, starring Emilio Estavez and Mick Jagger.  A major scene in that movie was filmed at Road Atlanta. Take a look at the first few seconds of this trailer and watch the scene from Road Atlanta- <<CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE TRAILER>>

Here is a description of the movie:

 

Geoff Murphy directed this time-travel chase movie. Emilio Estevez stars as Alex Furlong, a racecar driver from 1991, who is just about to experience a deadly crash in his Formula Atlantic. But at the last moment Alex finds himself transported to the streets of New York in 2009. He is saved from certain death and zapped into the future by 21st-century bounty hunter Vacendak (Mick Jagger), who wants to take over Alex’s body. Alex escapes Vacendak’s clutches and decides to look up an old girlfriend. When he locates Julie (Rene Russo), he enlists her support to help him from being captured by Vacendak. Much to Alex’s surprise, he discovers that Julie now works as a top executive for a giant corporation presided over by McCandless (Anthony Hopkins). Julie, separated from Alex for almost twenty years, must decide whether to renew their relationship. But there is not much time for thought by either party, since Vacendak is still coming after Alex. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

The movie was somewhat of a flop, but it has a cult following.

 Written by: Ken Breslauer

 

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