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Deadhead Miles (1973)

R | | Comedy | 1973 (USA)
The story of a long-distance trucker and his experiences on the road.

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Waitress
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Cooper
Madison Arnold ...
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Hitchhiker
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Johnny Mesquitero
Patrick Campbell
Oliver Clark ...
Durazno
Patrick Dennis-Leigh ...
Tile Loader
William Duell ...
Auto Parts Salesman
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Truck Driver in Cafe
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Duke
Hal England
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Ray Galvin
Ted Gehring
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The story of a long-distance trucker and his experiences on the road.

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Loretta Swit's movie debut. See more »

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Cooper: Did you ever know someone who said that we'd be wild and crazy and free and then you find out she'd been using the imperial 'we'?
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References They Drive by Night (1940) See more »

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One of the most watchable terrible movies ever made.
22 November 1999 | by (LA, CA) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at the old LA International Film Festival back in 1984. It has also use to play on Bravo once every 3-4 hours back in the late eighties when they use to run those god awful early Fassbinder home movies the rest of the time. The Terrence Malick script has some of the funniest lines ever written but probably could have used a serious re-write, the directing is pretty awful but Alan Arkin's usual overacting acting style is really quite effective most of the time. Better than Two Lane Black Top not in the same league as Vanishing Point this road movie is more for open minded cult movie types than typical filmgoers. Also, look for a John Milius cameo as a state trooper.


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