Route 666 (2001)

R  |   |  Action, Horror, Thriller  |  30 October 2001 (USA)
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Smith, a mob informer hiding out with the Witness Protection Program, decides to make a break for it and hide out in the Arizona desert. The Feds catch up with him and rescue him just ... See full summary »


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Smith, a mob informer hiding out with the Witness Protection Program, decides to make a break for it and hide out in the Arizona desert. The Feds catch up with him and rescue him just before a group of hitmen can manage to silence him for good. In the course of getting Smith away from the mafia thugs, the pair of agents assigned to protect him turn onto an abandoned stretch of highway nicknamed 'Route 666' after the mysterious death of a prison chain gang. As the three continue on their way, they soon discover just what happened to the chain gang, and how the highway earned its name. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

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Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

30 October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A 666-os út  »

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$2,300,000 (estimated)

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Did You Know?


There actually was a route 666. US Highway 666 ran from Gallup, New Mexico, to Cortez, Colorado, the gateway to Mesa Verde NP. Most of the route crossed the Navajo reservation and passes Ship Rock and near Four Corners, the only point in the US common to four states. The road itself still exists but has been renumbered by the New Mexico Department of Transportation because of superstitions about the number 666. See more »


The Catalina is referred to as a 1969 when it is obviously a 1967. A 1969 model would have a completely different front end and would not have stacked headlights or vent windows, both of which are present on the car in the film. See more »


Jack: [while pointing a gun to the back of the cop's head] And remember, I have no compunction at all about shooting you in the back.
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References Zombie Lake (1981) See more »


Time Of The Nagual
Composed and Performed by Federico Ramos
Published by El Malon Music (BMI)
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Not bad at all
11 June 2003 | by (Firenze, Italy) – See all my reviews

An horror road movie with an interesting twist, this flick about a part of Route 666 infested by ghosts is better than one may think before of seeing it. Good cast, several surprising twists. For a double features b-movie evening with popcorn and cola.

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