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Freeway (1988)

A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.

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Sarah 'Sunny' Harper
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Frank Quinn
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Dr. David Lazarus
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Lt. Boyle
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Det. Gomez (as Joey Palese)
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Brian Kaiser ...
Morrie
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Monsignor Kavanaugh
Julianne Dallara ...
Roseanna Rivera
Laurie Foshay ...
Laura
Gloria Edwards ...
Nurse Mary
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TV interviewer
Toby Anderson ...
Bud Clay
Kimberly Hall ...
Thelma Clay
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A crazed driver...with a deeply troubled past goes on a nightly shooting spree across the highways of America...preying on motorists as part of a fanatical religious crusade. Can anyone end his carnage-filled rampage? Or even find out why he's carrying out these acts of atrocities? Written by suspicous

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There's a killer on the road ... And on the radio! See more »

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25 November 1988 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Autopista hacia la muerte  »

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$142,671
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The last book of the Christian Bible is the Apocalypse or Revelation. But everyone in the movie, including priests and the scholarly talk-show host, pluralizes it to "Revelations". See more »

Quotes

Edward Anthony Heller: [taking aim at someone with his gun] I am the end
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80s nostalgia kitch
4 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

I'm a fan of Crash and Blade Runner and this movie explores some of those highway death and 80s film noir themes that I like to see, so I enjoyed it.

In general though, the essential stupidity of the film noir protagonist is not pulled off well by the female lead and her hero is nearly a neanderthal, hence the kitch warning.


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