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The film footage that represents the crash involving Buddy Johnson is actually taken from KING-TV film of the 1962 Miss Seattle Too disintegration on Seattle's Lake Washington.
The year that the film was set in was significant for a number of things: for being the first and only time that a community-owned boat has ever won the Gold Cup. It also broke the Rolls-Royce powered boat dominance of the APBA's Crown Jewel race as an Allison powered boat had not won a race since 1966. The race marked the end of an era in terms of boat design, as the Miss Madison of 1971 was the last Unlimited hydroplane with the old-style rear cockpit-forward-engine, shovel-nosed bow configuration to ever achieve victory.
After winning the 1971 Gold Cup, Jim McCormick and the Miss Madison made it 2 wins in a row, when he won the Atomic Cup in Tri City, Washington, three weeks later on July 26, 1971.
Many of the real life characters names of the Miss Budweiser team have been changed for the film, they are: Roger Epperson, who was based on the real life late Miss Budweiser owner, Bernie Little; his son Bobby was based on either of his sons, Bernie Jr or Joe Little and Rick Inston was based on Dean Cheonoweth, the driver of the team until his fatal accident in 1981.
The character Buddy Johnson, who drove and died when driving the Atlas Van Lines boat in the film was loosely based on Bill Muncey, who was however, fatally crashed in 1981 on a boat bearing the same name.
The sub-plot involving Jim McCormick's relationship with a young driver, played by Richard Lee Jackson, was based on McCormick's real life friendship with George "Skipp" Walther. Walther was fatally injured at Miami Marine Stadium in 1974 while testing the McCormick owned Red Man hydroplane.
Filming of the movie Madison started back in 1999 but the film wasn't release until 2005. That's six years after filming had started, the movie was finally released to the public.
The boat depicted as the Miss Budweiser, actually raced under the Budweiser name in 1980. The Budweiser hydroplane at the time flipped and was severely damaged while trying to qualify in the Seattle Seafair race. Chuck Hickling, who was the builder and owner of the boat then known as the Tempus, agreed to race the boat under the Budweiser name and number, U-12, to finish the season and win the National High Point Championship.
Song playing at the end is Grass Roots' "Glory Bound" from 1972.
As of 2016, this is the last film to star Jake Lloyd.
|Cast overview, first billed only:|
|Jim Caviezel||-||Jim McCormick|
|Jake Lloyd||-||Mike McCormick|
|Mary McCormack||-||Bonnie McCormick|
|Bruce Dern||-||Harry Volpi|
|Paul Dooley||-||Mayor Don Vaughn|
|Brent Briscoe||-||Tony Steinhardt|
|Reed Diamond||-||Skip Naughton|
|Frank Knapp Jr.||-||Bobby Humphrey|
|Chelcie Ross||-||Roger Epperson|
|Byrne Piven||-||George Wallin|
|William Shockley||-||Rick Winston|
|Richard Lee Jackson||-||Buddy Johnson|
|Kristina Anapau||-||Tami Johnson|