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Quicksilver Highway (1997)

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Traveling showman Aaron Quicksilver tells horror tales: a psychotic hitchhiker falls prey to a relentless dangerously-sharp set of chattering teeth, and a human hand that comes alive.

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(short story "The Body Politic"), (short story "Chattery Teeth") | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Aaron Quicksilver
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Charlie / Dr. Charles George
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Kerry Parker / Bill Hogan
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Olivia Harmon Parker / Lita Hogan
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Bryan Adams
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Len
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Myra
Bill Bolender ...
Scooter
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Darlene
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Anesthesiologist
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Ellen George
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Police Sergeant
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Lefty
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Rhinoplasty Man
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Surgical Assistant
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Storyline

This film is actually two one hour stories, the first based on a Stephen King story called the "Chattery Teeth" about a man who picks up a hitchhiker and the second is based on a Clive Barker story called "The Body Politic" about hands that rebel against the body. Written by Spanner <Spanner@AOL.Com>

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13 May 1997 (USA)  »

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Stephen King & Clive Barker's Quicksilver Highway  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Matt Frewer didn't have to audition for his two roles in this film; instead writer/director Mick Garris simply called Frewer on the phone and asked Frewer if he wanted to act in this movie. See more »

Quotes

Aaron Quicksilver: You might say I'm a collector of rare objects
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References The Addams Family (1991) See more »

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Enjoyable, but not a classic
6 March 2002 | by (Wishaw, Scotland) – See all my reviews

Fans of Stephen King and Clive Barker will love the two horror stories told in this swift refreshing movie. Stephen King fans will remember "Cat's Eye" from 1983 which starred James Woods and a young Drew Barrymore which told similar tales. Both tales are both horrifying and funny and they are joined together by Christopher Lloyd acting as a deviant soul looking for "America's lost heart". This movie is never a classic, but it was never supposed to be. It's a light hearted look at horror with sarcastic overtones. A refreshing horror movie.


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