Near the small desert town of Santa Ynez, a mysterious black car runs down two teenage bicyclers en route to camp, then it hit-and-runs a hitchhiker with local Amos Clements as witness. Sheriff Everett puts his men on alert and plants road blocks in the area to arrest the murderer, but soon he himself falls victim to the car. Sheriff Wade Parent leads the hunt for the vehicle that threatens their town and seems impossible to locate. When his beloved girlfriend, teacher Lauren Humphries, challenges the driver in a cemetery, the car hunts her in her home. Wade realizes he might be dealing with supernatural powers. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / revised by statmanjeff
Is it a phantom, a demon, or the Devil himself?
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Did You Know?
Major stunts in the movie included a stuntman's first-time ever jump, a 196 ft fall from a bridge and a "barrel role" by "the car" over two other vehicles. See more
Wade gains a pair of gloves when he is climbing the rope in the canyon. See more
Yeah... yeah, ten years of giving out traffic tickets, and all this in one day!
Music by John Philip Sousa See more