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Joyride (1977)

Three teenagers leave Los Angeles and drive north to Alaska, wind up robbing a pipeline and taking one of the employees hostage.

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Cindy Young
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Sanders
Cliff Lenz ...
Henderson
Robert Loper ...
Simon Williams
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Rhonda
Diane O'Mack ...
Debbie
Susan Ludlow ...
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Ted D'Arms ...
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Gail Rosella ...
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Richard Mazzola ...
Car Salesman
Michael O'Neill ...
Henderson's Assistant
Duncan Maclean ...
Diner Owner
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Three teenagers leave Los Angeles and drive north to Alaska, wind up robbing a pipeline and taking one of the employees hostage.

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It was fun... while it lasted! See more »


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June 1977 (USA)  »

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Ge järnet - vi drar  »

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All 4 main actors are children of famous parents. Anne Lockhart - June Lockhart, Desi Arnaz Jr. - Desi Arnaz & Lucille Ball, Robert Carradine - John Carradine, Melanie Griffith - Tippi Hedren. See more »

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The Best I Know How
Performed by Barry Mann
Written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil
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Poor video version of dark road-picture flick of 70's teens seeking a better life.
5 April 1999 | by (shelton ct. usa) – See all my reviews

This is a difficult video to find which is just as well. I had searched for 15 years wanting to view the film I saw in 1977 with a soundtrack from ELO (Electric Light Orchestra). When I recently found a video store that specializes in obscure videos, I rented it and Vestron Video (now out of business) had released this road-pic as "Joyride-special video edition"...now that sounded to me like it was going to better than the original. What it meant was that they had removed all of the ELO music from the soundtrack, then cheaply dubbed a new soundtrack. The story in a word is boring. It would only be worth renting if (like me) you wanted to hear the ELO soundtrack again. It was interesting to see Melanie Griffith and Robert Carradine in their younger days. The clerk at the video store said this title hadn't been rented in five years!

HOWEVER, a few years later....I have found a copy of the video (thanks to ebay)that was intact with the ORIGINAL soundtrack as released on video in the U.K. Seeing the movie again with its original soundtrack made it a pleasure.


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