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When his wife goes into a troubled labor while he is on the road over 1200 miles away James Kowalski, an ex race car driver and a former Army Ranger, attempts to elude police while trying ... See full summary »

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Raphinia Kowalski
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Sergeant Preston
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Gilmore
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Asst. F.B.I. Agent (as James G. MacDonald)
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Mike Mas
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Warren Taft
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Ari Barak ...
Dr. Nazrin
Frank Roman ...
Hernando
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When his wife goes into a troubled labor while he is on the road over 1200 miles away James Kowalski, an ex race car driver and a former Army Ranger, attempts to elude police while trying to get home. After numerous chases he turns into a Native American reservation and reflects on his life, and his wife. He then heads off to break through an impenetrable police and FBI roadblock. Written by Kale Whorton <nikko11@mind.net>

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The giant longhorn skull seen at the beginning of the movie is the entrance to the "Longhorn Grill" in Amado, Arizona. See more »

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To lead the cops off his cellular signal, Kowalski hides his cell phone in the left pocket of a light brown suitcase at the bus station. Later when cops stop the bus carrying the suitcase they find his cell phone in the right pocket of a black suitcase. See more »

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The Voice: When we are all criminals, who is free?
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Remake of Vanishing Point (1971) See more »

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You think it couldn't be this bad, but...
4 September 1999 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

I love the original movie. I knew that the remake couldn't possibly be that good, and that they would make some changes to the story. Still, I thought they would at least capture some of the atmosphere of the original. Uh-uh. They screw up in every turn (for starters, giving the hero a REASON for racing so fast!)! None of the characters are likable, the action is lame, and the ending is mind-boggling awful and manipulative. You should be ashamed of yourself, 20th-Century-Fox!


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