#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – A young man transporting a car to another state is stalked along the road by a cunning and relentless serial killer who eventually frames the driver for a string of murders. Chased by police and shadowed by the killer, the driver’s only help comes from a truck stop waitress.
Plot: On a stormy night, young Jim, who transports a luxury car from Chicago to California to deliver it to its owner, feeling tired and sleepy, picks up a mysterious hitchhiker, who has appeared out of nowhere, thinking that a good conversation will help him not to fall asleep. He will have enough time to deeply regret such an unmeditated decision.
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Visitations of atavistic, ancient evil
The half hour that opens this suggests a better film than we eventually get. The desert is vast and alluring, no sooner idyllic than it is a reminder of our nothingness in the grand scheme, where in the dust lurks something sinister. Our protagonist encounters the hitcher in the middle of nowhere, as though he was spat out by the desert itself. What kind of ancient evil have we awaken here? And exactly what kind of desert is this?
Everywhere in this desert our distraught protagonist wanders, life seems curiously absent at first, structures standing but evacuated. A gas station, a ghost town drowned by sandstorm. The inexplicable, randomly cruel visitations of this atavistic evil on the road that leads nowhere, with the ability to appear and disappear at whim, abet the spooky synchronicity. The feeling that we are watching unfold a cosmic struggle, where more than anything the very souls of these people are at stake.
Something is amiss in this world then, perhaps meaningfully so. In ways that No Country for Old Men would better articulate, if not ruefully amalgamate the spiritual hazard in the weariness of the people who need to face it.
But the subsequent film does not directly broach the metaphor at the heart of this world, where a malevolent, curiously indestructible presence simply removes the people passing through from existence. It gets caught up too much in this plot idea that the wrong man is accused for crimes he didn’t commit. Which is okay when Hitchcock does it, who builds films around appearance and disguise, but this aims higher I feel.
What a thrilling ride!!
My god it’s so hard to track down these brilliant ones but when you do it’s such a joy. I found this movie via an obscure website that was talking about under-rated thrillers and this was featured in the discussion. I’m so glad I found it. Except that it’s raised the bar fairly high for all the other “road trip thrillers” out there. I can’t praise this movie enough. Not one inch of celluloid is wasted, it never flags or delves into cliché. The twists and turns are completely unpredictable and the poor hapless “victim” behaves well within the bounds of credibility throughout. I kept thinking I knew what was going to happen next and it DIDN’T HAPPEN. Something completely different happened and knocked me off my feet. This is unheard of!! And the villain in this movie is one of the creepiest most delightfully vicious I have ever come across.
You owe it to yourself to watch this movie. If you are a horror/thriller/mystery or action flick fan you will love this movie. In fact, just about anyone who loves a good story directed & acted beautifully will love it. It’s one of the rare movies I’ve watched lately that kept my attention throughout it’s entirety. I loved the ending and I loved that after it ended I was still sitting there thinking about the villain’s motivations, the impact on the young driver of the events I’d just witnessed and wondering where on earth I was going to find another film that lived up to this one. 🙂
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 37 min (97 min)
Genre Action, Thriller
Director Robert Harmon
Writer Eric Red
Actors Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn
Awards 3 wins.
Production Company HBO Films, Silver Screen Partners IV
Sound Mix Dolby Stereo (4 channels)
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Camera Panavision Panaflex Gold, Panavision E-Series Lenses
Laboratory Metrocolor, Culver City (CA), USA (prints)
Film Length 2,656 m (Sweden)
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Panavision (anamorphic)
Printed Film Format 35 mm