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Release Date:
25 November 1988 (Portugal) See more »
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A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Darlanne Fluegel ... Sarah 'Sunny' Harper

James Russo ... Frank Quinn

Billy Drago ... Edward Anthony Heller

Richard Belzer ... Dr. David Lazarus

Michael Callan ... Lt. Boyle
Joe Palese ... Det. Gomez (as Joey Palese)

Steve Franken ... Lawyer
Brian Kaiser ... Morrie

Kenneth Tobey ... Monsignor Kavanaugh
Julianne Dallara ... Roseanna Rivera
Laurie Foshay ... Laura
Gloria Edwards ... Nurse Mary
Deem Bristow ... TV interviewer
Toby Anderson ... Bud Clay
Kimberly Hall ... Thelma Clay
Robert Lane ... Joel Clay
Jesse Shapiro ... Jaime Clay
Genevieve Anderson ... Baby Clay
Ivan E. Roth ... Paramedic #1
Charles Conable ... Paramedic #2
Richard Chavez ... Ricardo
Ann Shalla ... Psychiatrist

Robert Harvey ... Plainclothes officer (as Robert H. Harvey)

Jim Wilkey ... Pickup truck driver

George Fisher ... CHP officer
Anthony Winters ... Police dispatcher
Gene LeBell ... CHP officer (as Gene LaBelle)
Michael Leopard ... Police officer

Roy Clark ... CHP officer
Alice Ferris ... Mrs. Harper
Jeff St. Joseph ... Robert Harper

Clint Howard ... Ronnie
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Directed by
Francis Delia 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Deanne Barkley  novel
Francis Delia  writer
Darrell Fetty  writer

Produced by
Steve Beswick .... associate producer
Peter S. Davis .... producer
William N. Panzer .... producer (as William Panzer)
 
Original Music by
Joe Delia 
 
Cinematography by
Frank Byers 
 
Film Editing by
Philip Sgriccia 
 
Production Design by
D.A. Metrov  (as Douglas Metrov)
 
Art Direction by
Shane Nelson 
 
Set Decoration by
Archie D'Amico 
 
Costume Design by
B.J. Rogers 
 
Makeup Department
Louie Guruscu .... assistant makeup artist
Sharin Helgestad .... makeup department head
 
Production Management
Steve Beswick .... unit production manager
Kert Vandermeulen .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jeffrey C. Cline .... second assistant director (as Jeffrey Cline)
Tony Perez .... first assistant director
Marty Eli Schwartz .... first assistant director (as Marty Schwartz)
Patricia Dyer Walden .... second second assistant director (as Patricia Dyer)
 
Art Department
Barbara Grimes .... art department coordinator
D.J. Kami .... art department assistant
Max MacKendrick .... set dresser
Preston Peterson .... art department assistant
 
Sound Department
Brian Bidder .... sound mixer
Deni King .... supervising sound editor
Dave Rody .... boom operator
Terence Thomas .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Gary D'Amico .... special effects coordinator
Ken Speed .... special effects assistant
 
Stunts
Gregory J. Barnett .... stunts (as Greg Barnett)
Darwin Benjamin .... stunts (as Dar Benjamin)
Ron Burke .... stunt coordinator: second unit
Ron Burke .... stunts
Michael Cassidy .... stunts (as Mike Cassidy)
Gilbert B. Combs .... stunts (as Gil Combs)
Danny Costa .... stunts
Corey Michael Eubanks .... stunts (as Corey Eubanks)
Donna Garrett .... stunts
Lance Gilbert .... stunts
Scott Craig Jones .... stunts (as Scott C. Jones)
'Wild' Bill Mock .... stunts (as Bill Mock)
Paula Marie Moody .... stunts (as Paula Moody)
Carol Neilson .... stunts
Regis Parton .... stunts (as Reg Parton)
Diane Peterson .... stunts
Bobby Porter .... stunts
Jeff Ramsey .... stunts
Mario Roberts .... stunt coordinator: first unit
J.P. Romano .... stunts
Mike Tillman .... stunts
Rock A. Walker .... stunts (as Rock Walker)
Chris Nielsen .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sharon Alley .... second assistant camera
Anthony F. Balderrama .... first assistant camera (as Anthony Bladerama)
John V. Barrile .... grip
Kenneth C. Barrows .... camera operator
Bill Brao .... first assistant camera (as Billy Brao)
Tim Dunford .... second assistant camera
Rudy M. Fenenga Jr. .... first assistant camera
Richard Franchot .... gaffer
Joe Kelly .... key grip
Mark Ludwig .... first assistant camera
Jeff Mart .... Steadicam operator
Alexander Seligman .... still photographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Scarlett Bernard .... wardrobe
Laurie Hudson .... wardrobe assistant
Lydia Shiferaw .... costumer
Debbie Shine .... wardrobe
 
Transportation Department
Kevin Hudis .... driver
Chris Nielsen .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
John Eggett .... weapons armorer
Eileen Fields .... production coordinator
Leanne McIntire .... script supervisor
Jack Valero .... location manager
 

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Brazil:102 min | USA:91 min
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Factual errors: 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 »
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Edward Anthony Heller:[taking aim at someone with his gun] I am the endSee more »

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2 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Highway murders, with the Belz on the radio, 1 June 2000
Author: silentgpaleo

I think it was Dennis Miller who coined calling Richard Belzer ,"the Belz." Anyhow, FREEWAY was made somewhere in between stand-up dates by Belzer, long before Homicide hit television. Of course, Belzer had done other flicks before(THE GROOVE TUBE), so he was fairly comfortable in front of the camera.

And, in fact, Belzer is the only entertaining thing about FREEWAY. The plot itself concerns a road-rager (back in the late 80's, this was un-hip) who blows the heads off of people. This psycho(the ever-employed Billy Drago)gets caught up with the Belz, with one of the killings being heard by Belzer.

James Russo, as always, thinks he's tough. But, like Mickey Rourke(sometimes), acting tough and being tough are two separate things.

FREEWAY is not so hot, and the low-budget shows. But, if you are a Belzer fan(I know you're out there), then this may be worth a look.

Everyone else, beware, THIS FILM IS TEDIOUS AND OVERLONG.

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