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Highway (I) (2002)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  26 March 2002 (USA)
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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... See full summary »

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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 <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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It started as a desperate escape and became the wildest ride of their lives. See more »

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Rated R for strong sexuality, drug content, violence and language | See all certifications »

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A URL is painted on the side of a parked trailer. It's partially blanked out in one shot but visible from another camera angle. No company would have been advertising a web site in 1994. See more »

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What can I say besides I'm shocked?
2 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie blew me away. I wasn't expecting much when I turned on the DVD player. When I turned it off, I called my best friend right away and told her for now on, my name is Pilot. This movie just had everything. Funny, romantic, adventurous, violence, wow. I can't give any analysis here because I just want to tell people straight out, this movie is AMAZING. This will forever be my second favorite movie of all time. And such an amazing cast to top it all off. What more can I say besides it's a shame that this marvelous film is so unknown. Spread the Highway Gospel.

BEST. MOVIE. EVER. In caps.


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