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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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Cast

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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
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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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Heartfelt.
20 June 2001 | by (Clearwater,Fl) – See all my reviews

I thought "The Joyriders" was a heart felt movie. While its not going to make you cry, it does warm you to the characters . The movie is a little too sappy at parts. I thought however that Elisabeth Moss acted very well in her part. I would have liked to find out what happened to Cam and Crystal though.


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