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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Credited cast:
Gordon Trout
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Debbie Bisno ...
Pancake Waitress
Highway Patrolman
Res-Wel Manager
Kathleen S. Dunn ...
Wendy Trout
Cameron Glenar ...
Satch Huizenga ...
Foster Sister (as Jamielyn Gamboa)
Donald Trout


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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Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violence and drug content | See all certifications »




Release Date:

6 July 1999 (Czech Republic)  »

Also Known As:

Oi tyhodioktes  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


$64,579 (USA) (28 May 1999)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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References It's a Wonderful Life (1946) See more »


So Far From Home
Written by David Minasian
Performed by Tracy Miller
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Terrific Movie!!!!
6 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie was amazing i loved how well the each character play together. The acting was superb and you feel bad for each character and what their going through. Martin Landau is a suicidal man who feels he has nothing to live for after losing everything. His wife wants him to come out of the dark cloud that hangs over his head. That's where the three kids come in. the kidnap him not knowingly and well the adventure begins from there. Shawn Hatosy as Cam was great and his characters story was amazing and he portayed his character well. Heather McComb as Crystal and Elisabeth Moss as jodi were great they amazing actresses and you can't help hearing what has happened to them. It came on TV one day and i watched the first 5 minutes of it and i was hooked i had to know what happened. I loved this movie and i recommended to everyone who has a story to tell.

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