MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 26,777 this week

Freeway Maniac (1989)

3.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.8/10 from 110 users  
Reviews: 11 user | 1 critic

A crazed killer sneaks onto the set of a sci-fi film and begins murdering the cast and crew.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 321 titles
created 13 Jun 2011
 
a list of 153 titles
created 03 Feb 2012
 
a list of 293 titles
created 08 Apr 2012
 
list image
a list of 22 titles
created 04 May 2012
 
a list of 101 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Freeway Maniac" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Freeway Maniac (1989)

Freeway Maniac (1989) on IMDb 3.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Freeway Maniac.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Shredder (2003)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

At an exclusive, secluded North American ski resort up on Mount Rocky Summit, brutal slashing, severing and beheading on a group of teenagers are taking place and are believed to be the work of a mysterious skier dressed in black.

Director: Greg Huson
Stars: Scott Weinger, Lindsey McKeon, Juleah Weikel
The Paper Boy (1994)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A paper-boy murders an old lady only to lure her family from the city out to the country. As each day passes the paper-boy tries to make friends with the family. Once the family sees what a... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Jackson
Stars: Alexandra Paul, Marc Marut, Brigid Tierney
Mondo Keyhole (1966)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Howard Thorne is a rapist in Los Angeles: he meets women at work and at parties or he sees them walking down the street, and he follows them, terrifies them, and assaults them. He also ... See full summary »

Directors: Jack Hill, John Lamb
Stars: Nick Moriarty, Adele Rein, Cathy Crowfoot
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Campers on a holiday are terrorized by an axe-wielding maniac.

Director: Robert C. Hughes
Stars: John Kerry, Mark Mears, John Caso
The Demon (1981)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Random people are terrorized by a malevolent man who brings their worst fears to life.

Director: Percival Rubens
Stars: Jennifer Holmes, Cameron Mitchell, Craig Gardner
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

After murdering a young girl, Angela Baker assumes her identity and travels to Camp New Horizons, built on the grounds of the camp she terrorized the year before, and starts killing again.

Director: Michael A. Simpson
Stars: Pamela Springsteen, Tracy Griffith, Michael J. Pollard
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

A team of girls go on a killing spree across the country.

Director: Al Adamson
Stars: Georgina Spelvin, Susie Ewing, Rosalind Miles
Blood Rage (1987)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Man is blamed for murders actually committed by his evil twin.

Director: John Grissmer
Stars: Louise Lasser, Mark Soper, Marianne Kanter
Venus Flytrap (1970)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

A mad scientist uses thunder and lightning to turn carnivorous plants into man-eating creatures.

Director: Norman Thomson
Stars: James Craig, Tota Kondo, Lawrence O'Neill
History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Director: Titus Moede
Stars: Coleman Francis, Tiger Joe Marsh, Titus Moede
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

10 college students go camping, when they get there, they tell scary stories to each other.

Director: James L. Wilson
Stars: Matt Borel, Gil Glasgow, Patrick Byers
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The patriarch of a wealthy family fears that he will show up one day in vampire form. Should this happen, he warns his family not to let him back in his house, no matter how much he begs them.

Director: Giorgio Ferroni
Stars: Gianni Garko, Agostina Belli, Roberto Maldera
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Loren Winters ...
Linda Kinney
...
Bert Overman
Donald Hotton ...
Steven Day
Jeff Morris ...
Ray
Robert Bruce ...
Terry
...
Ed (as Dale Howard)
Kathryn Hauber ...
Arthur's Mother
George Nicholas ...
Mother's Boyfriend
Kevyn Shihadeh ...
Young Arthur
Ronny Kenney ...
Mitch
Sherri McKenzie ...
Sherri
...
Buddy Boy
...
Peeper
Jack Poff ...
Pops
Tom Patrick Shortall Jr. ...
Patrick
Edit

Storyline

A crazed killer sneaks onto the set of a sci-fi film and begins murdering the cast and crew.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

murder | thong | See All (2) »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 February 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Breakdown  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Nasty Kinky
Written by A. Barrow, ' Robby Krieger, A. Cohen, N. Gerson, G. Haase
Performed by Robby's Hobby
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
So bad it's almost surreal
23 December 2001 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

This low--budget flick concerns a young actress who stops at a desolate auto shop one day when her vehicle breaks down and is nearly murdered by the psycho of the title. She narrowly escapes and a year later is stalked by him again on the set of her new movie. This film is alternately hilarious and dull. I can't even begin to describe everything that is wrong with this movie, from the acting down to the gore effects, but I can mention a few of the more ridiculous moments. For instance, it's astonishing to discover that the film crew and director of the victim/actress's new film actually think they're making an intelligent sci-fi film! We see several sexy women walking through a desert in one scene. There is no dialogue other than when one of the women woodenly lifts up her arm and says "Look". Then one of the women is devoured by a gigantic mouth with sharp teeth protruding from the ground. I laughed hysterically at this scene! The film tries to make a statement by portraying the maniac/hero as a complete savage in every way, thus the hilarious scene where he picks up a live snake and takes a bite from it (you can plainly see that he's eating a chunk of food sitting on the snake's skin). And then there's the "climax" on top of a giant wooden spaceship, which will leave most people screaming "What the f***!?" This is a must-see for fans of truly terrible cinema . . .others beware.


4 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
i want it on dvd suspiria-6
I thoroughly enjoyed this movie nunu1345
Discuss Freeway Maniac (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?