MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 6,241 this week

Detour (1998)

Video  -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  5 October 1999 (USA)
4.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.6/10 from 252 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 4 critic

When Danny and his gang attempt to rob the warehouse of a mob boss, they find themselves on the run. Danny goes back to his hometown to find his mother has recently died leaving him the ... See full summary »

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 377 titles
created 12 Oct 2011
 
a list of 6049 titles
created 07 Nov 2011
 
a list of 318 titles
created 25 Jan 2012
 
a list of 32 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 1046 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Detour" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Detour (Video 1998)

Detour (Video 1998) on IMDb 4.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Detour.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Death in Small Doses (TV Movie 1995)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

One night Nancy Lyon awakes in pain and dies shortly after - poisoned with arsenic. Her family immediately suspects her husband Richard, who left her temporarily the year before because of ... See full summary »

Director: Sondra Locke
Stars: Richard Thomas, Shawn Elliott, Tess Harper
Rough Draft (1998)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the ... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Wallace
Stars: Gary Busey, Michael Madsen, Arnold Vosloo
Final Move (2006)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A psychic and a cop track a serial killer who is copying a killer who just got executed.

Director: Joey Travolta
Stars: Matt Schulze, Lochlyn Munro, David Carradine
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.

Director: Marcos Siega
Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Ron Livingston, James Woods
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A retired police detective reluctantly returns to action to stop a serial killer dubbed "The Surgeon".

Director: Paul Ziller
Stars: Gary Busey, Kim Cattrall, Darlanne Fluegel
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After a very messy divorce, a man starts suspecting his ex-wife and her new boyfriend of various crimes.

Director: Jeff Bleckner
Stars: Kelly McGillis, Harry Hamlin, Keith Carradine
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

In this mysterious film noir thriller, a serial killer targeting the city's mobsters taunts police with clues and photos left behind at the crime scenes. A veteran cop (Michael Madsen) ... See full summary »

Directors: Kyle Dean Jackson, Alan Pao
Stars: Michael Madsen, Corey Large, Shannyn Sossamon
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A woman's survivor's guilt from a Columbine-like event twenty years ago causes her present-day idyllic life to fall apart.

Director: Vadim Perelman
Stars: Uma Thurman, Evan Rachel Wood, Eva Amurri Martino
Sketch Artist (TV Movie 1992)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he ... See full summary »

Director: Phedon Papamichael
Stars: Jeff Fahey, Sean Young, Frank McRae
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A prosecutor is building a case against a suspected serial killer. She receives death threats, but ignores them at first. When her husband disappears and someone blackmails her, she turns to her ex, a suspended homicide detective.

Director: Joey Travolta
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Joan Severance, Nick Mancuso
Canvas (1992)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

In order to save his brother from being killed by a group of murderous art thieves, a New York artist agrees to help in an art heist.

Director: Alain Zaloum
Stars: Gary Busey, John Rhys-Davies, Vittorio Rossi
Search for Grace (TV Movie 1994)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Sam Pillsbury
Stars: Lisa Hartman, Ken Wahl, Richard Masur
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Mel Kiner
...
Darnell Williams ...
Gillette
Stacie Randall ...
Inga
...
Daniella Rogers (as Evan Rachel Woods)
...
Britt Rogers (as Locky Lambert)
...
Bob Giovanni ...
Rosey
Ken Lombard ...
Sully
Eddie Ebell ...
Bobby
Doyle McCurley ...
Cal
Edit

Storyline

When Danny and his gang attempt to rob the warehouse of a mob boss, they find themselves on the run. Danny goes back to his hometown to find his mother has recently died leaving him the farm on the condition that he must open the dairy and run it for two years. However the gang is double crossed by Mo and the mob begin to hunt them down, meanwhile Danny and his gang consider robbing the mill in his town. Written by Paul Hunter aka "Bob the Moo"

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 October 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Detour - Im Bann der Gewalt  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Call My Name
Written by Diana Williamson and Ramiro Medina
Performed by Diana Williamson
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
B-movie action in the shadow of Tarantino
17 December 2002 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

A bunch of cool gangsters are robbing a suitcase full of money from an Italian mafia bosses' headquarter and leaving for the country side for another big coup, but the Italian mob is already hunting them for bloody revenge... that's the whole plot of this hardcore action b-movie flick by Joey Travolta, the little brother of big John.

Travolta wants to direct like his big idols - Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Martin Scorsese, Brian de Palma, Walter Hill, Sam Peckinpah, John Woo and the Die Hard movies... but Travolta is none of the above but only a b-movie director which you can see in every single second of this film! The story is to flat and often-told, the dialogues are bland and not witty at all, and the actors seem partially comatose... nobody here really seemed to be too enthusiastic about his job.

Although Joey Travolta collected a lot of second-league stars of hard-boiled undergound and action movie fame around like Jeff Fahey, Michael Madsen, James Russo and Gary Busey, even those rather good actors can't add any quality to this trash. Even the shootings and showdowns are rather boring, and too many slow motions rather serve to say good night to the viewer instead of taking his breath away. This film is alright for two hours of mindless action fun after midnight, but I recommend to choose the originals instead!


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
locating Redsunbeam
Discuss Detour (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?