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Deadly Strangers (1975)

R  |   |  Thriller  |  April 1975 (UK)
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After she misses her train, a young woman is forced to hitch a ride back to town. After managing to get away from a lecherous trucker, she is given a ride by a good-looking but somewhat ... See full summary »

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After she misses her train, a young woman is forced to hitch a ride back to town. After managing to get away from a lecherous trucker, she is given a ride by a good-looking but somewhat mysterious young man, who she comes to suspect may be a dangerous escapee from a mental asylum. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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A man and woman meet on the side of a road and decide to share a ride. Almost at the same time it is revealed that there is a raving psychopath on the loose. It's pretty obvious that one of these two people
26 September 2000 | by (cincinnati, ohio) – See all my reviews

An effective suspense story with terrific performances by Hayley Mills and Simon Ward. Mills was twenty-seven at the time and was obviously working to completely shed what was left of her POLLYANNA/DISNEY image. Given that the actress appears throughout the film in various stages of undress, and is seen in several other compromising positions, I would say her plight was successful. Though the story may at first seem like a transparent/psycho-on-the-loose chiller, the film has some strikingly effective new twists, and there are enough red herrings for two films! The film has been unavailable on video for some time and rarely appears on TV, but it's most certainly worth the extra effort to find it!!!!!


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