After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.

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Jack
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Cliff
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Bobby
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Tom
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Helen
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Sheriff Hodes
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Ashley
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Glen
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Richard C. Sarafian ...
Trucker (as Richard Sarafian)
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Red
Patrick Thompson ...
Local
Guy Galley ...
Chicken Farmer
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After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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The highway to hell


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Rated R for violence, pervasive threat and strong language | See all certifications »

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7 May 1994 (South Korea)  »

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Roadflower  »

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$6,580,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Although the film was shot in Panavision (2.35:1 framing), the majority of the DVD releases of the film are presented in a re-framed full screen ratio of 1.33:1. See more »

Goofs

After Cliff kills his brother and throws him out of his Caddilac, a Caprice 9C1 comes. Cliff uses the shotgun to shoot it. He shoots the tire, however we can see bullet-holes on the front wind-shield. See more »

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[first lines]
Helen: [lights up a cigarette]
Ashley: Dad, could you pull over...
Jack: Why?
Ashley: I need some air.
Helen: Oh, Ashley, if it bothers you, you should have told me, I would have waited.
Ashley: It doesn't bother me, I just can't handle it every three seconds.
Helen: Well, I don't think I smoke every three seconds.
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Vastly underrated ..... One of the best of it's type .............
13 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

From the ridiculous IMDb rating of less than 5.0, I had zero expectations for "The Road Killers". This movie is definitely one of the most underrated films I have reviewed. Craig Sheffer's psycho, Charles Manson-like performance, rivals some of the best bad guy actors out there, and instantly brings to mind several of Don Stroud's villainous characters. Christopher Lambert fans will no doubt be disappointed, as Sheffer completely dominates film. There are moments of dark humor throughout, some unexpected developments, and a bang up conclusion on the train tracks. The supporting cast is a real mixed bag, with the late Adrienne Shelly most memorable. I am definitely pounding the table for this unknown gem. - MERK


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