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Jonathan Mostow (Screenplay), Jonathan Mostow (Director), Sam Montgomery (Screenplay) View All

Release: May 2nd, 1997
Runtime: 1 hour, 35 minutes
When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never seen Amy. Johnathan Mostow's tense thriller then follows Jeff's desperate search for his wife, which eventually uncovers a small town's murderous secret.
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If I were only allowed to review this movie with once sentence, I would say that if Alfred Hitchcock made a thriller set on the open roads of the American Southwest, it might have resembled this movie.
If you can let this stuff slide, this story becomes a nightmarish journey for Jeff that actually has him questioning his sanity initially, but fortunately Mostow had the wisdom not to make Jeff a complete moron and he does catch on pretty quickly to what's going on, though he does play a little fast....