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The Joyriders (1999)

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A suicidal older man, Gordon Trout, is kidnapped for his car and money by three runaway teenagers who live on the streets. Their experiences together make them a close-knit family, but the ... See full summary »

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Gordon Trout
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Eddie
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Cam
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Crystal
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Jodi
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Celeste
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Pancake Waitress
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Highway Patrolman
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Res-Wel Manager
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Wendy Trout
Cameron Glenar ...
Thug
Satch Huizenga ...
Trucker
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Foster Sister (as Jamielyn Gamboa)
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Donald Trout
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Cliff
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A suicidal older man, Gordon Trout, is kidnapped for his car and money by three runaway teenagers who live on the streets. Their experiences together make them a close-knit family, but the nature of the crime committed could tear them apart. The intricacies of these complex relationships are explored through an emotional story with twists and turns. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violence and drug content | See all certifications »
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6 July 1999 (Czech Republic)  »

Also Known As:

Oi tyhodioktes  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$26,999 (USA) (16 April 1999)

Gross:

$64,579 (USA) (28 May 1999)
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References It's a Wonderful Life (1946) See more »

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So Far From Home
Written by David Minasian
Performed by Tracy Miller
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Not a bad little movie...
4 January 2001 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

I caught this movie on cable (of course) at about 4:00 in the morning. I thought it was well done, if a bit preachy, and it's nice to see a film today where the bad guys actually do get to realize they are doing wrong. Martin Landau is a fantastic actor, Kris Kristofferson seems a little boring, but does his job. The real treat is the three kids who think they're the toughest thing on the street but end up realizing they're nothing but children with a bit of growing up left to do. The only flaw I can really see is that nobody is really as nice as Kristofferson's character. Nobody. Give it an A for effort though, and if you get stuck with insomnia one night, look for it.


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