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Detour to Terror (1980)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  Action, Drama  |  22 February 1980 (USA)
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A homicidal dune-buggy trio terrorizes a busload of Las Vegas bound tourists with the intent to kidnap one of them.

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A homicidal dune-buggy trio terrorizes a busload of Las Vegas bound tourists with the intent to kidnap one of them.

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Is the only film in which both O.J. Simpson and Nicole Brown Simpson appear. See more »

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Obvious (white) stunt driver when the bus first rides into the desert. See more »

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Lee: You got involved with a man with a hole in his middle
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Lorenzo Lamas as you have absolutely never seen him before!
24 May 2002 | by (New England,USA) – See all my reviews

Well you take O.J. Simpson as a all american soldier turned all american bus driver who decides to rescue his passengers on his own just incase no one else is going to and Arte Johnson in an absolutely straight role as the tour guide who doesn't know what to do but doesn't want to admit they are in trouble and combine it with Lorenzo Lamas as one of three baby faced bad boys who intend to kidnap an heiress and leave a busload of people to die on the dessert and you have got to have action, plot twists and a lot of drama. Everyone was good but seeing Lamas as the baddest of the bad boys really blew my mind. He was much too believable as the overbearing bad guy who not only wanted to kidnap the heiress but rape the women and humiliate the guy who tried to stop him. This was evidently long before he cultivated his good guy image. And believe me a 20 year old Lorenzo in tight jeans you really don't want to miss!


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