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Jack is caught with the wife of his employer, a Vegas thug. The thug sends goons after Jack, who convinces his best friend, Pilot, to flee with him. Pilot insists that they head for Seattle, but doesn't tell Jack why. The goons learn from Pilot's drug source where the youths are headed, and they follow, hell bent on breaking Jack's feet. On the road, Jack and Pilot give a ride to Cassie, a distressed young woman. She and Jack hit it off. They pick up an aging stoner headed to Seattle for Kurt Cobain's memorial, and they help a circus sideshow family. Why is Pilot so set on Seattle, will the goons catch Jack, and is there any way the friends' competing needs can be resolved? Written by
When Jack decides to take a power saw and make their car into a "convertible", Pilot is seen asleep in the driver's seat on interior shots, but the car is empty in several of the exterior shots. See more »
That's pretty pathetic in my book.
In your book? And what's the title of that book? Is it called 'Give Me A Hundred Bucks And I'll Suck Your Dick'? Cause I think I read that one, and it was... ooh... lurid.
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Count me in to the camp of people who are unable to fathom reviews of this movie that say it's a complete waste of time.
"Citizen Kane" it is certainly not. But it *is* an entertaining, fairly fresh road trip movie. Leto, Gyllenhaal, and Blair all give good performances.
I consulted the reviews on here before sitting down to catch this flick on cable late at night, and decided that I'd give it 20 minutes to prove itself either worthy of 1:45 of my time, or worthy of all the bad reviews it's picked up on here. Needless to say, I watched the whole film.
"Highway" is a decent off-beat comedy with some very memorable lines and a nice undercurrent of life-long friendship. Check it out... and, remember, "the world is divided into two groups of people-- pandas and alligator-boys." ;)
My score: 7 out of 10.
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