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(162 ratings)
6.9 IMDB rating

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Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell

Jeff Taylor
J.T. Walsh

J.T. Walsh

Red Barr
Kathleen Quinlan

Kathleen Quinlan

Amy Taylor
Rex Linn

Rex Linn

Sheriff Boyd
Ritch Brinkley

Ritch Brinkley

Al
Moira Sinise

Moira Sinise

Arleen


Written by
Sam Montgomery

Sam Montgomery

(screenplay)


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An average movie

3 years, 9 months ago at Aug 17 10:08
Honestly, I had absolutely no idea what to expect from this flick beforehand. Indeed, everything about it sounded terribly generic (the title, the poster, the plot,…) but, eventually, I thought it was not bad at all. Of course, the story was little bit far-fetched and it tends to go over the top from time to time but, still, I thought it was a very well made and entertaining thriller. It was di... read more
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A man searches for his missing wife after his car breaks down in the middle of the desert.
Release date: 2 May 1997
UPC: 097363345473
Thriller (12), Action (11), Drama (7), Kidnapping (7), 1997 (5), Suspense (5), Road Movie (4), Car Chase (4), Revenge (4), Car (2), 1990s (2), Kurt Russell (2), Action Hero (2), Scam (2), Plot (2), Automobiles (2), 90's (1), Road Trip (1), Disturbing (1), 97's (1)
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