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Writers:
Malcolm Hart (story)
Guillermo Cabrera Infante (earlier screenplay)
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Release Date:
7 January 1997 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
When his wife goes into a troubled labor while he is on the road over 1200 miles away James Kowalski... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Terrible See more (40 total) »

Cast

  (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
 
Stunts
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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Runtime:
91 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
Though the filmmakers originally wanted to use actual Hemi Challengers to make the movie, when they discovered how expensive they are, they used 440 Challengers with Hemi nameplates as a more cost-effective alternative. The Hemi engine shown in the film was actually inside a Charger.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Interior shots of the Challenger at various times through out the movie show different dash designs. Early in the movie, we see a standard 3-spoke wheel with the 5-hole standard gauger cluster. Later, we see a Rallye gauger cluster with a Rim-Blow style wheel. These items swap back and forth until the end of the movie when once again, we see the Rallye Speedometer at 140mph.See more »
Quotes:
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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11 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Terrible, 16 June 2005
Author: jmorrison-2 from Farmington Hills, MI

This is just plain bad. Sometimes remakes, even if they stray from the original, are good on their own. They can bring another viewpoint and achieve a certain interpretation that makes them unique and enjoyable. This was as poorly thought out and carried out as can be. This wasn't any good even standing on it's own. Viggo Mortenson is a top-notch actor, but some of his selections of roles and projects leaves something to be desired. The original "Vanishing Point" was such a thrilling, psychological adventure; this is not an adventure at all, and is not enjoyable or entertaining whatsoever. This was made from a by-the-numbers approach to film-making, stuffing in plot points that someone in Hollywood believes will please what they see as today's film-going audience. Basically, they see us as a bunch of idiots. It's insulting that someone will put this out as a feature film, and even attempt to remake a cult classic this sloppily. The manipulative plot devices, the "make-it-obvious-so-they-don't-miss-the-point" aspects, ridiculous dialogue, stereotyped characters, amateurish direction...

This is plain bad....

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