Ratings

TMDB Rating 6.5
IMDB Rating 6.7
RottenTomatoes Rating 100%

Financials

Revenue: $100,000

Budget: $1,750,000

Profit: - $-1,650,000


Movie Details

Tag Line: On the world's loneliest highway it's not a game - it's murder!

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Feb 27, 1981

Rating: PG

Run Time: 1h 41m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: Australia

Production Companies: Film Victoria , Essaness Pictures , Greater Union Organisation (GUO) , The Australian Film Commission , West Australian Film Council , Quest Productions


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Synopsis

A truck driver plays a cat-and-mouse game with a mysterious serial killer who uses a young female hitchhiker as bait to lure victims on a desolate Australian highway.


Main Cast

Stacy Keach

Stacy Keach

Patrick 'Pat' Quid

Age : 81 | Popularity : 23%

Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis

Pamela 'Hitch' Rushworth

Age : 64 | Popularity : 31%

Marion Edward

Marion Edward

Madeleine 'Frita' Day

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Grant Page

Grant Page

Smith or Jones

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Thaddeus Smith

Thaddeus Smith

Policeman 'Abbott'

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Steve Millichamp

Steve Millichamp

Policeman 'Costello'

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Alan Hopgood

Alan Hopgood

Lester

Age : 88 | Popularity : 3%

John Murphy

John Murphy

Benny Balls

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%


Crew

Department Role Name
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Aphrodite Kondos
Aphrodite Kondos
Makeup Artist
Lois Hohenfels
Lois Hohenfels
Sound Supervising Sound Editor
Andrew London
Andrew London
Sound Editor
Lon Bender
Lon Bender
Louise Johnson
Louise Johnson
Original Music Composer
Brian May
Brian May
Conductor
Brian May
Brian May
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Robert W. Glass Jr.
Robert W. Glass Jr.
Robert Thirlwell
Robert Thirlwell
John Wilkinson
John Wilkinson
Sound
Ray Phillips
Ray Phillips
Paul Clark
Paul Clark
Directing Director
Richard Franklin
Richard Franklin
Assistant Director
Tom Burstall
Tom Burstall
Robert Kewley
Robert Kewley
James Parker
James Parker
Script Supervisor
Anne McLeod
Anne McLeod
Production Producer
Richard Franklin
Richard Franklin
Production Manager
Greg Ricketson
Greg Ricketson
Barbara Gibbs
Barbara Gibbs
Production Assistant
Warwick Ross
Warwick Ross
Billy Baxter
Billy Baxter
Executive Producer
Bernard Schwartz
Bernard Schwartz
Co-Producer
Barbi Taylor
Barbi Taylor
Production Secretary
Helen Watts
Helen Watts
Location Manager
Helen Liston
Helen Liston
Writing Original Story
Richard Franklin
Richard Franklin
Everett De Roche
Everett De Roche
Screenplay
Everett De Roche
Everett De Roche
Crew Technical Advisor
Heath Harris
Heath Harris
Stunt Coordinator
Grant Page
Grant Page
Second Unit Cinematographer
Louis Irving
Louis Irving
Eric Lomas
Eric Lomas
Score Engineer
Ross Cockle
Ross Cockle
Camera Still Photographer
Jim Townley
Jim Townley
Suzy Wood
Suzy Wood
Director of Photography
Vincent Monton
Vincent Monton
Camera Operator
Louis Irving
Louis Irving
Assistant Camera
Phil Cross
Phil Cross
David Brostoff
David Brostoff
Grip
Karel Akkerman
Karel Akkerman
Greg Wallace
Greg Wallace
Graeme Mardell
Graeme Mardell
Assistant Grip
Jamie Leckie
Jamie Leckie
Lighting Electrician
Colin Williams
Colin Williams
Tony Holtham
Tony Holtham
Daryl Binning
Daryl Binning
Visual Effects Visual Effects
Roger Cowland
Roger Cowland
Art Production Design
Jon Dowding
Jon Dowding
Art Direction
Jon Dowding
Jon Dowding
Set Decoration
Jill Eden
Jill Eden
Props
Nick Hepworth
Nick Hepworth
Assistant Art Director
Harry Zettel
Harry Zettel
Editing Editor
Edward McQueen-Mason
Edward McQueen-Mason
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