Ratings

TMDB Rating 6.4
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: 6

Release Date: Jun 26, 1981

Rating: PG

Run Time: 1h 41m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: Australia

Production Companies: AVCO Embassy Pictures , Essaness Pictures , Quest


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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 : 79 | Popularity : 23%

Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis

Pamela 'Hitch' Rushworth

Age : 62 | 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%

John Murphy

John Murphy

Benny Balls

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Bill Stacey

Bill Stacey

Captain Carefu

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
Sound
Ray Phillips
Ray Phillips
Paul Clark
Paul Clark
Directing Director
Richard Franklin
Richard Franklin
Production Producer
Richard Franklin
Richard Franklin
Production Manager
Greg Ricketson
Greg Ricketson
Barbara Gibbs
Barbara Gibbs
Executive Producer
Bernard Schwartz
Bernard Schwartz
Co-Producer
Barbi Taylor
Barbi Taylor
Writing Story
Richard Franklin
Richard Franklin
Everett De Roche
Everett De Roche
Screenplay
Everett De Roche
Everett De Roche
Visual Effects Visual Effects
Roger Cowland
Roger Cowland
Crew Stunt Coordinator
Grant Page
Grant Page
Art Production Design
Jon Dowding
Jon Dowding
Art Direction
Jon Dowding
Jon Dowding
Set Decoration
Jill Eden
Jill Eden
Camera Director of Photography
Vincent Monton
Vincent Monton
Editing Editor
Edward McQueen-Mason
Edward McQueen-Mason
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