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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kurt (as Richard Hill)
Kathryn Holcomb ...
Harry Edwards
Gerald S. O'Loughlin ...
Martin Brain
Gloria Lynn Deyer ...
Irene Martin
Pat Keating ...
Joyce Landry
Peggy Cameron (as Chris Noel Hanks)
Phil Mead ...
Pat Ripley ...
Larry (as Thomas Rosales)
Paula Victor ...


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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Not Rated




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22 February 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Desviación al terror  »

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Did You Know?


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


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


Lee: You got involved with a man with a hole in his middle
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References Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967) See more »

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I saw the movie on TV some years ago . . .
8 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

. . .but it was on a UHF channel and the reception was very fuzzy. I'd really like to own the movie since the reason I watched it in the first place is because I am a bus driver and at the time I saw this movie, I was driving that model bus. It was only (during his murder trial some 15 years later) that I remember vaguely that OJ was one of the stars in it. I only recall that he was the driver and of the bus' being shot up and driven wildly. I've been looking all over for this movie to no avail, since viewing it in the mid-80s. I liked the movie, I don't usually watch thrillers, but after reading the summary in the TV guide, and viewing its beginning (although fuzzy) I stayed for the whole thing.

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