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
There's nowhere to run, nowhere to hide, no way to stop... The Car
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Did You Know?
According to director Elliot Silverstein
, the distinctive sound the horn of The Car makes, spells out the letter X in Morse code. See more
When Wade leaves his motorcycle to return to the garage, the headlight is on. When he gets on to escape The Car, the headlight is off. See more
[complaining about Morris' french horn
And if I hear another sound out of that thing, I'll ram it so far up your ass, you'll be farting music for a year.
[thoughtfully considering the idea
Wouldn't that be fantastic? Farting music. For a year!
Referenced in Criminal Minds: Roadkill
Dies Irae, Dies Illa
Traditional, thought to be written by Thomas of Celano See more