PLYMOUTH VALIANT "All right...this is it...it's just him and me...his truck versus my little car. All I can do is take him on and find a way to win..." THE DUEL The movie that made Steven Spielberg's career as a director. It stars Dennis Weaver as a salesmen trying to get to work who runs afoul of homicidal driver in an old tanker truck. Weaver's car is portrayed in various scenes by the 1970, '71 and '72 models of the Plymouth Valiant. "You can't beat me on the grade. You can't beat me on the grade!"