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Wheels of Terror (1990)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  11 July 1990 (USA)
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A small town is terrorized by an unknown stranger who kidnaps and abuses little girls. When her only child is kidnapped right in front of her, the schoolbus driver begins the desperate ... See full summary »

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Laura
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Stephanie
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Luis (as Carlos Cervantes)
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Detective Drummond
Henry Max Kendrick ...
Kellogg
Sharon Thomas Cain ...
Amy Donaldson (as Sharon Thomas)
Jacob Kenner ...
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Girl on Bus
Kimberly Duncan ...
Kimberly Donaldson
Mindy Spence ...
Stacy Harrison
Jon Conrad Pochron ...
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Kirk Nelson ...
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Kristina Betts ...
Girl Victim
Bill Yarbrough ...
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Roger Rook ...
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A small town is terrorized by an unknown stranger who kidnaps and abuses little girls. When her only child is kidnapped right in front of her, the schoolbus driver begins the desperate chase to catch the criminal. Written by Winnowill <an209309@anon.penet.fi>

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Evil waits. With the motor running.

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Horror | Thriller

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11 July 1990 (USA)  »

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Terror in Copper Valley  »

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The story was initially going to take place in Napa Valley, California. This was changed to Arizona at the last minute for budgetary reasons. See more »

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The cars consistently change from '71 to '74 Dodge Chargers. See more »

Quotes

Laura: Where's Kim.
Stephanie: That's funny. She was right behind me.
Laura: Well, maybe her mother picked her up.
Stephanie: She was right behind me when we came out of the school. If her mom was going to pick her up she would have said something.
Boy on bus: I guess her mom picked her up alright.
Laura: Are you sure?
Boy on bus: I saw her get into her car.
Laura: [Laura and Stephanie exit the bus] Kim! Kimberly!
Stephanie: Mom, what's wrong?
Laura: Did she say anything? Anything at all about her mom picking her up today?
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Surprisingly good movie
9 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie at 2 AM late one night in 1997. At first I only kept watching because there was nothing else on, and it looked a little slow for my tastes. As the movie went on, I was drawn into the drama of the girls being kidnapped... but the moment that Laura pulled up to her house, saw the infamous black car moving toward her daughter, and I suddenly remembered the mechanic at the beginning of the movie mentioning that all he had to repair the bus with was a racing engine and transmission, I was glued to my seat. The pacing of the movie was perfect, even when introduced to that sudden twist and chase scene. I would recommend this movie to anyone who likes either social dramas or car chases.


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