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Joyride (1997)

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To a dumpy motel in an out-of-the-way little town, a mysterious woman, calling herself only Ms. Smith, comes to stay. Not only is she stunningly lovely, but her big black convertible is a ... See full summary »

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Dr. Brewer
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Sheriff Cork
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Redneck Joey
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Redneck Joey's Girlfriend
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Julie Rowen ...
Lisa (as Julie Donatt)
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Martina Hirsch
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To a dumpy motel in an out-of-the-way little town, a mysterious woman, calling herself only Ms. Smith, comes to stay. Not only is she stunningly lovely, but her big black convertible is a beaut. J.T., the just-out-of-high-school son of the motel's owner, is taken by the car, and in an attempt to liven up his dull life, and possibly to impress Tanya, a hotel guest who flirts with him and wants to be a model, he steals the car. Written by Gary Dickerson <slug@mail.utexas.edu>

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Rated R for violence, sexuality and strong language | See all certifications »
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18 November 1997 (USA)  »

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Die Fahrt ins Nirgendwo  »

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Boom mic visible during a scene with JT and his father. See more »

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Years Since Yesterday
Written by Dave Gonzalez
Published by Solig Songs
Administered by Bug Music, Inc.
Performed by Paladins
Courtesy of 4AD
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Awful!
27 June 2004 | by (New Lenox, Illinois) – See all my reviews

The only reason to watch this movie is to see just how awful it is and how far Tobey Maguire and Benico Del Toro have come as actors. The script and dialoge are awful, and appear to be written by high school level talent. The premise is absurd and loaded with ridiculous sub plots to further waste viewers time. In short, three just out of high school kids tango with death so they can keep a car. Adam West is good for a laugh as some sort of pimp/daddy business man. If you're a collector of some sort and want this film, the good news is you should be able to get it for about three bucks at any Target or WalMart style store. However, I certainly don't bother messing with this one.


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