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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Getting there is twice the fun.
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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
In a few of the freeway scenes, including the scene where Jack asks Natalie her name, the squealing of the police cars tires can be heard in the background, however their sirens can't be heard. See more
You kidnapped me with a candy bar?
Jackson Davis Hammond
It makes a handy weapon in a pinch.
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
Forever and a Day
Written by The Offspring
Performed by The Offspring
(as Offspring) See more