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Writer (WGA):
Tedi Sarafian (written by)
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Release Date:
7 May 1994 (South Korea) See more »
The highway to hell
After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Christopher Lambert ... Jack

Craig Sheffer ... Cliff

David Arquette ... Bobby

Josh Brolin ... Tom

Michelle Forbes ... Helen

Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Rich
Michael Greene ... Sheriff Hodes

Alexondra Lee ... Ashley

Christopher McDonald ... Glen

John Pyper-Ferguson ... Hauser
Richard C. Sarafian ... Trucker (as Richard Sarafian)

Adrienne Shelly ... Red
Patrick Thompson ... Local
Guy Galley ... Chicken Farmer

Pamela Gordon ... Clerk
Pat Millicano ... Clerk's Son
Jack Rader ... Wilcox
Patricia Murtaugh ... Mechanic's Daughter
Kay Cole ... Mechanic's Wife
Joe La Due ... Mechanic
Lou Calangelo ... Officer
Kurt Verbaarschott ... Officer
George Salazar ... Milo
Joseph D'Angelo ... Marksman
Ernest Smith ... Cortez (as Ernest 'Sly' Smith)

Paulo Tocha ... Garcia

Richard Sarafian Jr. ... Shaller
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chris Biorn ... Bobby / David Arquette (uncredited)

Directed by
Deran Sarafian 
Writing credits
Tedi Sarafian (written by)

Produced by
John Flock .... producer
Conrad Hool .... executive producer
Lance Hool .... producer
Paul L. Newman .... executive producer
Tedi Sarafian .... co-producer
Bob Weinstein .... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... executive producer
Original Music by
Les Hooper 
Cinematography by
James L. Carter 
Film Editing by
Peck Prior 
Casting by
Terry Liebling 
Production Design by
Jonathan A. Carlson 
Set Decoration by
Susan Degus 
Costume Design by
Poppy Cannon-Reese 
Makeup Department
Nancy Baca .... assistant hair stylist
Nancy Baca .... assistant makeup artist
Laura Connolly .... key hair stylist
Ashley Scott .... assistant hair stylist
Ashley Scott .... assistant makeup artist
Jeanne Van Phue .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Clark Henderson .... post-production supervisor
Thomas John Kane .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kelly Cantley .... second assistant director
Chase Newhart .... first assistant director
Art Department
Christopher Amy .... property master
Jeremy Cassells .... construction coordinator (as Jeremy A. Cassells)
Lisa Goldsmith .... assistant set decorator
Christian Klump .... scenic artist
Héctor López .... assistant property master
Kim McClees .... assistant property master
Chris T. Nelson .... lead man
Renato Raposo .... carpenter
Jennifer Sauer .... storyboard artist
Doug Wilson .... on-set dresser
Sound Department
Neal J. Anderson .... dialogue editor
Dana Austin .... adr recordist (as Dana Porter)
Joseph D. Citarella .... re-recording mixer
Lawrence L. Commans .... boom operator (as Larry Commans)
Patrick Cyccone Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
Shari Fieldhouse .... foley assistant
Amy S. Hoffberg .... sound editor
Chris James .... foley recordist
Deshanta Joyner .... assistant dialogue editor
David Kneupper .... sound designer
David Kneupper .... sound supervisor
A. Elizabeth Tobin Kurtz .... sound assistant
Peter J. Lehman .... sound designer
Dan Marshall .... assistant dialogue editor
Dave McMoyler .... adr editor
Travis Meck .... additional sound
Anthony Miceli .... sound editor
John Miceli .... additional sound (as John J. Miceli)
Scott Mosteller .... sound editor
Marti Richa .... foley artist
Shane Shemko .... foley artist
Peter Smolian .... adr mixer
Steven Tornabene .... sound production assistant
Bill Voigtlander .... adr editor
Stephan von Hase .... sound mixer
Cam Wagner .... foley artist
Special Effects by
Greg Landerer .... special effects coordinator
Lee McConnell .... special effects technician (as L.A. McConnell)
Jim Connors .... stunts
Tammy Brady Conrad .... stunts
Tim A. Davison .... stunts
Shane Dixon .... stunts
Lance Gilbert .... stunts
Tom Harper .... stunts
Rosie Heeter .... stunts
Steve Holladay .... stunts
Buddy Joe Hooker .... stunts
Joel Kramer .... stunts
Cher Meier .... stunts
John Meier .... stunt coordinator
Noon Orsatti .... stunts
Chad Randall .... stunts
Mic Rodgers .... stunts
Birgit K. Schier .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Antar Abderrahman Jr. .... electrician
Tim Barry .... second assistant camera
Marsha Blackburn .... still photographer (as Marsha Blackburn LaMarca)
Alan Colbert .... electrician
Glen Deitell .... assistant camera: "b" camera
Glen Deitell .... assistant camera: "c" camera
Deena DeNaro .... camera loader
David W. Donoho .... key grip
David Elmore .... assistant camera: "b" camera (as Dave Elmore)
Mark Gutterud .... first assistant camera
Jason D. Hodges .... grip
Rick Kangrga .... grip
Derrick Kolus .... gaffer
David Luckenbach .... Steadicam operator
David Luckenbach .... camera operator
Marc Meeks .... video assist technician
Darryl Murchison .... best boy electric
John C. Nadeau .... electrician
David Salamone .... best boy grip
Jim Thibo .... assistant camera: "b" camera
Jim Thibo .... assistant camera: "c" camera
Steve Titus .... dolly grip
Scott Toland .... electrician
Casting Department
Marilee Lear .... casting: Las Vegas
David Liebling .... casting assistant
Roy M. Rosenbluth .... casting coordinator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Diane Cornelius .... wardrobe supervisor
Brenda Donoho .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Barry Dresner .... first assistant film editor
Jim Passon .... color timer
Gregory Plotkin .... apprentice film editor
Music Department
Jim Baldree .... music editor
Jeff Charbonneau .... music editor
Seth Kaplan .... music supervisor
Eeda Kitto .... assistant music editor
Transportation Department
Mark Brown .... driver: production van
William P. Davis .... transportation captain
Shane Summers .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Elizabeth S. Barton .... script supervisor
Debra Bone .... craft service
Valerie Burnley .... craft service
Chip Fowler .... production coordinator
Rosie Heeter .... stand-in
S. Bryan Hickox .... representative of film financing
Kristi Lake .... assistant coordinator
Christine McMahon .... assistant production coordinator
Bob Morris .... stand-in
Bill Perkins .... location manager
Gary Rapp .... location manager
Richard Sarafian Jr. .... second unit coordinator
Todd Spangler .... stand-in
Cynthia Wise .... production accountant

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Rated R for violence, pervasive threat and strong language
89 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Bobby gives the wrong answer to every math problem that Cliff gives him: 365 times 12.9 is 4,708.5 (Bobby says 4,218.5) 42,000 times 18 is 756,000 (Bobby says 423,000) 3,511 times 46 is 161,506 (Bobby says 153,406) 264,000 times 342 is 90,288,000 (no answer from Bobby)See more »
Continuity: 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 »
[first lines]
Helen:[lights up a cigarette]
Ashley:Dad, could you pull over...
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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4 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
The Most Terrifying Thing I Have Ever Seen, 29 August 2001
Author: The Terminator from Wigan, England

Yes, you read the title right. As a massive Terminator fan, I wanted to check this out as it was scripted by Tedi Safarian, who is the man (or one of them) behind the script for T3. This movie is so bad it has dented all of my expectations for the new Terminator movie as the story lacks a complete sense of direction.

Basically, we are introduced to two families driving through the desert. A bunch of psychos follow them and drive past them at breakneck speeds, shortly before taking them hostage. Why? Sure they are crazy but it still doesn't make any sense at all!

The entire film has the atmosphere of those god awful tv movies (take Motorcycle Gang for example) and despite a relatively well-known cast, fails to deliver on every level. In the end you find yourself rooting for the bad guys as Christopher Lambert's acting is just terrible, not to mention the look on his face.

However, credit is due where credit is due. The lead 'Road Killer' Cliff is played with genuine menace by Craig Sheffer as is David Arquettes character of Bobby.

Good characters still ain't enough though to salvage this mess of a film and to be perfectly honest, you are better spending 100 minutes of your life cutting grass with a pair of scissors.

All in all, The Road Killers (or Roadflower as it is known in the UK) wins itself a meagre 3 out of 10.

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