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Wheels of Terror (1990)

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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Laura
Marcie Leeds ...
Stephanie
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Luis (as Carlos Cervantes)
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Detective Drummond
Henry Kendrick ...
Kellogg (as Henry Max Kendrick)
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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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

Stunt driver's hand visible on the wheel when the mysterious car is chasing the first girl through the desert. 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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References Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) See more »

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Wheels Of Terror and in between movie for me
22 October 2003 | by (Lima, Ohio U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I loved "Wheels Of Terror" I saw it back in 1990 on television and then recently saw it for sale on ebay and bought a copy......I liked it but I think some of the movie is wasted on slow motion scenes...I would recommend this movie to anyone. Joanna Cassidy is awesome.....the drama and the plot seemed kinda corny before I watched it ya know how could the bus keep up with that fast dodge charger...everything is explained...I am writing a scrip for "Wheels Of Terror II Burn Rubber" which is my own creation I am going to try my hardest to make that movie a reality and maybe it would bring "Wheels Of Terror" back to television or even put it in theaters but I doubt it. I left a message for the sequel I am putting together on the message board.....please give me in put on it. Wheels Of Terror on a scale on 1-10...1 is bad 10 is good......I would give it a 7 it is a favorite of mine.


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