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Guillermo Cabrera Infante (earlier screenplay)
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Release Date:
7 January 1997 (USA) See more »
When his wife goes into a troubled labor while he is on the road over 1200 miles away James Kowalski... See more » | Add synopsis »
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Proves that someone in Hollywood has a screw loose See more (40 total) »


  (in credits order)

Viggo Mortensen ... Jimmy Kowalski

Christine Elise ... Raphinia Kowalski

Steve Railsback ... Sergeant Preston

Rodney A. Grant ... Vision Quest Indian

Peter Murnik ... Gilmore

James MacDonald ... Asst. F.B.I. Agent (as James G. MacDonald)
Paul Benjamin ... Mose, Snake Wrangler
Geno Silva ... Mike Mas

John Doe ... Sammy

Peta Wilson ... Motorcycle girl

Keith David ... Warren Taft

Jason Priestley ... The Voice
Debra Sharkey ... Producer
Ari Barak ... Dr. Nazrin
Frank Roman ... Hernando
Steven Elkins ... Dave

Kimberly Guerrero ... Connie (as Kimberly Norris)
Don Collier ... Sheriff
Robert Neches ... Colonel
Travis Middleton ... Customer
Guy Atchley ... CNN Reporter

Gene Hartline ... Old Trooper
Christopher J. Tuck ... Young Trooper (as Chris Tuck)
Seamus Crossan ... Priest (as Fr. Seamus Crossan)
Charles Young ... Official #1
Mike Rauseo ... FBI Agent #1
Kathryn Kellner ... FBI Agent #2
Richard Meek ... FBI Pilot #1
Rick G. Geiger ... FBI Pilot #2
John Becker ... Utah Pilot (as John E. Becker)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Randy Hale ... Boyfriend
Stephanie Sikes ... FBI Agent #3
Anthony Auriemma ... Police Officer (uncredited)

David Horn ... FBI Agent (uncredited)

Mark "Jeff" Reed ... News Reporter (uncredited)
Ronnie Rondell Jr. ... Agent Brown (uncredited)

Daniel Frank Webster ... Reporter with Minicassette Recorder (uncredited)

Seth D. Webster ... ENG Cameraman (uncredited)

Directed by
Charles Robert Carner 
Writing credits
Malcolm Hart (story) (as Malcom Hart)

Guillermo Cabrera Infante (earlier screenplay) (as Guillermo Cain)

Charles Robert Carner (teleplay)

Produced by
Melanie Bell .... associate producer
Alan C. Blomquist .... executive producer
Tarquin Gotch .... supervising producer
Bob Lemchen .... supervising producer
Original Music by
James Verboort 
Cinematography by
Daryn Okada (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Marc Leif 
Casting by
Victoria Burrows 
Production Design by
John Myhre 
Set Decoration by
Andrew Bernard 
Costume Design by
Sharen Davis 
Makeup Department
Deborah Ann Piper .... hair stylist
Cheryl Voss .... makeup artist
Production Management
Neil Lundell .... unit production manager
Art Schaefer .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Randall Badger .... first assistant director
Steve Battaglia .... second second assistant director
Jeff Okabayashi .... second assistant director
Richard Oswald .... second assistant director
Michael Zimbrich .... first assistant director
Art Department
Jacqueline Alpers .... assistant art director
Daniel Boxer .... lead man
Jack Cornelius .... set dresser
Bill Garber .... greensman
Terry Haskell .... property master
Bill Holmquist .... construction coordinator
Terry Kempf .... propmaker
John M. Oswald .... set dresser
Sound Department
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Bob Costanza .... sound editor
David C. Eichhorn .... supervising sound editor (as Dave Eichhorn)
Tim Philben .... sound re-recording mixer
Richard D. Rogers .... sound re-recording mixer (as Richard Rodgers)
James Thornton .... sound
Special Effects by
Eddie Surkin .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Al Magliochetti .... visual effects supervisor
Robert Carlsen .... stunts
Matt McBride .... stunts (as Matthew McBride)
Hershel McGriff .... stunts
Jimmy N. Roberts .... stunts (as Jimmy Roberts)
Danny Rogers .... stunts
Ronnie Rondell Jr. .... stunts (as Ronnie Rondell)
R.A. Rondell .... stunts
Michael Runyard .... stunt coordinator (as Mike Runyard)
Steve Vandeman .... stunts
Danny Wynands .... stunts
Carey Loftin .... Stunt Driver (uncredited)
Carey Loftin .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
John Boccaccio .... first assistant camera
Michael Goi .... director of photography: second unit
Mike Hodges .... key grip
Mansur Johnson .... grip
Benjamin Minot .... assistant camera
Benjamin Minot .... camera operator
Dean Mongan .... assistant camera
Maliz van Ooyen .... second assistant camera
Jeff Zucker .... gaffer
Casting Department
Jean Scoccimarro .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Blanca Garcia .... costumer
Dana Kay Hart .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
John A. Barton .... assistant editor (as John Barton)
Bruce Pearson .... color timer
Transportation Department
Jody Kreinbrink .... picture car coordinator
Other crew
Alicia Accardo .... script supervisor
Jeff Aghassi .... location manager
P.J. Connelly .... location manager (as P.J. Connolly)
Toni Cyan .... production assistant
Mark Fitzgerald .... key assistant location manager
Matt Gatson .... key production accountant
Adam Gomez .... production assistant
Justin Kreinbrink .... production assistant
Jon Proudstar .... stand in/photo double
Scott Stravitz .... medic
Liz Wartenberg .... production coordinator (as Liz Brown)
Cindy Hundt .... crew (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
91 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

The giant longhorn skull seen at the beginning of the movie is the entrance to the "Longhorn Grill" in Amado, Arizona.See more »
Factual errors: The motorcycle the girl in the desert is riding is a Yamaha DT-250, which has a 2-stroke engine. The sound of the exhaust is from a 4-stroke engine which were mainly used by Honda at the time that motorcycle was manufactured.See more »
The Voice:When we are all criminals, who is free?See more »
Movie Connections:
Remake of Vanishing Point (1971)See more »


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41 out of 50 people found the following review useful.
Proves that someone in Hollywood has a screw loose, 2 March 2003
Author: bux from Tecumseh ok

Why would anyone in their right mind want to re-make "Night of the Hunter"(1955), "From Here to Eternity"(1953), or "Vanishing Point"(1971)?

And if they felt compelled to remake one of these timeless classics, why would they go out of their way to make it some damn hokey?

There is none of the high energy music, devil-may-care attitude of the original in this tepid film about a guy trying to be at his wife's bedside during a difficult child-birth.

The original was about SPEED. Kowalski was running because of a bet over a handful of Speed. Speed was the essence and the ultimate high in the original. No big motives. No pre-chewed, silly little plot. And no Christian first name-"Jimmy" fer cryin' out loud!

This one is enough to make Paul Koslo (the ORIGINAL young cop) wanna break heads again.

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