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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
Marcie Leeds ...
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 ...
Brad
Julie Hasel ...
Girl on Bus
Kimberly Duncan ...
Kimberly Donaldson
Mindy Spence ...
Stacy Harrison
Jon Conrad Pochron ...
Motorcycle Officer
Kirk Nelson ...
Sheriff
Kristina Betts ...
Girl Victim
Bill Yarbrough ...
Girl's Father
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: [Laura sees the black car] Stephanie! Get in the house right now!
Stephanie: I thought you wanted the mail!
Laura: Right now, young lady!
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References Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) See more »

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Raw car chases
26 March 2012 | by (Budapest, Hungary) – See all my reviews

Sometimes less is more...The lack of over-editing and great camera angles make Wheels Of Terror my 2nd favorite ghost car film. A very well-crafted one for a TV movie, that makes up for the bad acting with very stylish atmospheres and amazing camera work! They modified the Dodge Charger superbly into a truly sinister-looking car. Yes, it is at times boring but it does have some really good car chases that are really raw and lengthy in the vein of Bullitt (1968) or The Driver (1978). I enjoyed the collision scenes very much, they were realistic and very well edited, unlike many well-recognized titles such as Drive (2011). This isn't exactly for Fast & Furious fans, but for people who enjoy seeing car chases without 40 montages per minute. Definitely an underrated one.


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