Jack Hammond is sentenced to life in prison, but manages to escape. To get away from the police he takes a girl as hostage and drives off in her car. The girl happens to be the only daughter of one of the richest men in the state. In a while the car chase is being broadcast live on every TV-channel, covering the event from helicopters, the backseat of a police car, the pavement of the highway etc. Written by
Lars J. Aas <email@example.com>
Getting there is twice the fun.
Did You Know?
The opening scene where Jackson Hammond pulls into the Coastal gas station (located at the corner of Texas Avenue and 6th Street) was filmed in Kemah, TX. When he takes Natalie Voss as his hostage, there is an empty grass field in the backdrop - the field is now the location of a Passport Inn. See more
While on the freeway, from shots within the car, they pass the same building several times in several scenes. The actual building is located on Beltway 8 at Richmond Ave in Houston, Texas. See more
There's no rule that says that when you're kidnapping, you can't be cordial and nice.
After credits have finished, Charlie Sheen, in a clown suit, sitting behind the wheel, recites the "I love the smell of napalm in the morning" speech from Apocalypse Now. See more
Referenced in Bad Boys II
The Next Life
Written by Brett Anderson
& Bernard Butler
Performed by 'The London Suede (I)'
Courtesy of Nude/Columbia Records
by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing See more