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Highway to Hell (1991)

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An eloping bride is taken into Hell, and her fiancé must pursue.

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Beezle
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Royce
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Charlie Sykes
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Rachel Clark
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Clara
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Adam
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Sgt. Bedlam, Hellcop
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Sam
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Medea, Waitress in Pluto's
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Mr. Ben
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Pluto's Cook / Attila the Hun
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The Desk Cop
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Charlie Sykes and his girlfriend Rachel Clark are traveling to Las Vegas to secretly get married to each other. The decide to follow through a secondary road, and while fueling their car in "Sam's Last Chance" gas station, they are advised by the owner and attendant Sam to not sleep after the second tree in the road. They fall asleep in the car, and a policeman arrests Rachel. Charlie returns to the gas station, and Sam tells him that she has been arrested by a Hellcop, and he has to go to hell if he wants to rescue his fiancée. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The cops on this road don't take you to jail... They take you to HELL. See more »


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Rated R for bizarre fantasy violence and for nudity | See all certifications »

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13 March 1992 (USA)  »

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Autopista al infierno  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Steve Johnson got the job to do the practical make-up effects for this movie through a phone call from fellow special effects artist Randall William Cook. See more »

Goofs

When Charlie is driving to the Road to Nowhere, at first he's wearing a white tank top, then for the rest of the driving scene he's wearing an olive green t-shirt. When he arrives at the entrance and jumps out of the car, he's wearing the white tank top again. See more »

Quotes

Charlie: Can you tell me the quickest way to Hell?
The Hitchhiker: Sex, drugs, rock'n roll!
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Connections

Featured in Steve Johnson Goes to Hell (2016) See more »

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Maybe the Next Time
Performed by Debra Crandle Parson
Written by David Batteau (ASCAP) & Eric Pressly (ASCAP)
Published by Stickystamp Music (ASCAP) & Xayas Songs (ASCAP)
Produced by Eric Pressly & David Batteau
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Do not Sleep in the Highway to Hell
27 January 2006 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Charlie Sykes (Chad Lowe) and his girlfriend Rachel Clark (Kristy Swanson) are traveling to Las Vegas to secretly get married to each other. They decide to follow through a secondary road, and while fueling their car in "Sam's Last Chance" gas station, they are advised by the owner and attendant Sam (Richard Farnsworth) to not sleep after the second tree in the road. They fall asleep in the car, and a policeman arrests Rachel. Charlie returns to the gas station, and Sam tells him that she has been arrested by a Hellcop, and he has to go to hell if he wants to rescue his fiancée.

"Highway to Hell" is a gem underrated in IMDb. I have seen this cult-movie at least six times, and I really love it. I have an used VHS, and I do not know why this movie has never been released on DVD. The clumsy baby face hero Chad Lowe has a great adventure trying to bring his girlfriend back from Hell. The now famous Ben Stiller, in the beginning of his career, is very hilarious in the role of a cook, and also as Attila the Hun at the table with Hitler and Cleopatra. The special effects and the music score are very good and I really recommend this movie for fans of a trash and funny original adventure. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Estrada Para o Inferno" ("Highway to Hell")

Note: On 19 September 2010, I saw this film again.

On 19 August 2013, I saw this film again.


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