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Detour to Terror (1980)

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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Martin Brain
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Irene Martin
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Joyce Landry
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Lenore
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Larry (as Thomas Rosales)
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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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Trivia

One of the passengers buys a shirt that says "Sock it to me!", a line from Laugh-In (1967) that also starred Arte Johnson. See more »

Goofs

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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Yea, it was awful
7 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

I haven't seen it in over twenty years. OJ was the bus driver, Arte Johnson was the tour guide, Lorenzo was the kidnapper.

Yea, Lorenzo looked very much at home as the villain, a natural. I think I watched it back then most for OJ, who I had seen Towering Inferno and Cassandra Crossing, but also to see Arte Johnson.

I was a little bored that Johnson was so serious.

And yes, it shifted plots. In reading other posts, I remember that was some plot that they were going to kidnap some rich girl, but then that priceless stamp business turned up out of the blue.

I was going, a stamp? If it came on as a late movie, I would probably record it to check it out again, but I wouldn't be nostalgic over it. Not yet anyway.

There are better movies from the seventies like this to check out.


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