4.4/10
84
8 user 3 critic

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.

Director:

Writers:

(teleplay), (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cocaine and Blue Eyes (TV Movie 1983)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

O.J. Simpson plays Michael Brennen, a San Francisco private eye who gets dragged into a drug-smuggling operation while searching for the girlfriend of a deal client, leading Brennen to a ... See full summary »

Director: E.W. Swackhamer
Stars: O.J. Simpson, Cliff Gorman, Candy Clark
Firepower (1979)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A merc is hired by the FBI to track down a powerful recluse criminal. A woman is also trying to track him down for her own personal vendetta.

Director: Michael Winner
Stars: Sophia Loren, James Coburn, O.J. Simpson
Killer Force (1976)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A five-man team of professionals undertake a daring robbery at a diamond mine.

Director: Val Guest
Stars: Telly Savalas, Peter Fonda, Hugh O'Brian
Action | Thriller | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A CIA operative kills a terrorist during a prison break. When a group of terrorists attempts to recover a microchip implanted in the man's body, one of them is captured and convinced by the... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Merhi
Stars: Kathleen Kinmont, Lorenzo Lamas, O.J. Simpson
Frogmen (TV Movie 1994)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A team of Navy SEALs take on special assignments for the government and the private sector, the operation is fronted out of a dive shop in Malibu. Their leader, John "Bullfrog" Burke, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Singer
Stars: O.J. Simpson, Louis Mandylor, Todd Allen
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Detective Joe Garvey is called in to a mysterious case: a ballerina has been slayed on stage during a performance, it seems she didn't even fight. At her house Garvey finds her 14 years old... See full summary »

Director: Richard Danus
Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Drew Barrymore, Illana Diamant
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A dog (Hambone) treks from New York City to Los Angeles to be reunited with his owner (Hillie), meeting a host of helpers along the way.

Director: Roy Watts
Stars: Lillian Gish, Candy Clark, O.J. Simpson
A Killing Affair (TV Movie 1977)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A white female detective is partnered with a black male detective to find the person who is committing a series of particularly vicious murders. During the course of the investigation the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard C. Sarafian
Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, O.J. Simpson, Rosalind Cash
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.9/10 X  

A Limo driver who is a womanizer makes a bet with his roommate that he can nail his boss. Little does he know she has a jealous boyfriend named the JUICE.

Directors: Arthur L. Bernstein, Michael Hudson
Stars: Arthur L. Bernstein, Michael Hudson, David Munguia
Why (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A group therapy session takes place involving a drummer from a suddenly defunct rock band, an athlete and a pregnant junkie.

Director: Victor Stoloff
Stars: O.J. Simpson, Linda Gillen, Jeannie Berlin
Goldie and the Boxer (TV Movie 1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: David Miller
Stars: O.J. Simpson, Vincent Gardenia, Ned Glass
Absolutely 100% Guilty (Video 1999)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
Director: David G. Phinney
Stars: F. Lee Bailey, William Bodziak, Nicole Brown Simpson
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Neil
...
Sheila
...
Kurt (as Richard Hill)
Kathryn Holcomb ...
Alicia
...
Harry Edwards
...
Jamie
...
Martin Brain
Gloria Lynn Deyer ...
Irene Martin
Pat Keating ...
Joyce Landry
...
Peggy Cameron (as Chris Noel Hanks)
Phil Mead ...
Finch
Pat Ripley ...
Lenore
...
Larry (as Thomas Rosales)
Paula Victor ...
Sarah
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 February 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Desviación al terror  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

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

Quotes

Lee: You got involved with a man with a hole in his middle
See more »

Connections

References Laugh-In (1967) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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!


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?