While traveling through the desert nearby the small town of Santa Ynez on their bicycles to camp, two teenage bicyclers are murdered by a mysterious black car. Then the car hit-and-run a hitchhiker and the crime is witnessed by the local Amos Clements. Sheriff Everett puts his men in alert and plans road blocks in the area to arrest the murderer. Sooner he becomes a victim of the car and Sheriff Wade Parent begins a hunting of the vehicle that is threatening his town and seems to be impossible to be located. When his beloved girlfriend and teacher Lauren challenges the driver in a cemetery, the car hunts her in her home and Wade realizes that he might be dealing with supernatural powers. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
What evil drives... The Car
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Did You Know?
An arcade video game machine called "Smashing Drive" features the car, painted as a New York taxi on a rampage in the city. The game's "attract mode" sequence begins with the car sitting on one of the stainless steel Deco eagles on the Chrysler Building, and then jumping off to the street below. See more
When The Car chases the bicycle boy there is a close up of the front bumper pushing the bike's rear wheel. You can see that the chain is on the largest sprocket, so the bike is in the lowest gear. No wonder they didn't escape. See more
As your father once said to me....
[pauses a moment
[Wade's looking at him interested
Forget it, I would have made it up anyway!
Referenced in The Shining
Dies Irae, Dies Illa
Traditional, thought to be written by Thomas of Celano See more