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Duel

Cast

Dennis Weaver, Jacqueline Scott, Eddie Firestone, Lou Frizzell View All


Crew

Steven Spielberg (Director), Richard Matheson (Screenplay), Richard Matheson (Story) View All

Release: Dec. 25th, 1971
Runtime: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Traveling businessman David Mann angers the driver of a rusty tanker while crossing the California desert. A simple trip turns deadly, as Mann struggles to stay on the road while the tanker plays cat and mouse with his life.
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MovieMeditation
And of course, there is obviously the obligatory tight tension, which is the hinge to hold every Hitch film tightly concealed and controlled throughout something that Spielberg uses by taking this exact tension and making it the effective six-cylinder engine that fires through the entire film.
JayDee
For the very large majority of this film all Spielberg has at his disposable is one character (Weaver's David), two vehicles (David's car and the satanic truck) and one setting (a lonely, never-ending dusty highway).
Jack1
When Carey Loftin, playing the truck driver, asked Steven Spielberg what his motivation was for tormenting the car's driver, Spielberg told him, "You're a dirty, rotten, no-good son of a bitch..


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