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Blacktop (2000)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  20 October 2000 (USA)
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A woman traveling with her comedian boy friend gets fed up with him when he accepts a three night gig in a wayward trucker's bar. Running away, she accepts a ride from a deranged trucker ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jack (as Meat Loaf Aday)
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Sylvia
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David
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Buck
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Waitress
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Blacktop Cop
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Mechanic
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Club Manager
Ken Roberts ...
Tattoo Gas Jockey
Bob Wilde ...
Bartender
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Mine Worker
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Bad Dude
Rheta Hutton ...
Cataract Woman
Jonathon Young ...
Young Gas Attendant
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Storyline

A woman traveling with her comedian boy friend gets fed up with him when he accepts a three night gig in a wayward trucker's bar. Running away, she accepts a ride from a deranged trucker who may be a serial killer of young women. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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trucker | bar | shower | diner | cell phone | See All (58) »

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Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and terror | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

20 October 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blacktop: Murder on the Move  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Goofs

During highway chase scene a chase/safety vehicle with large banners and flashing lights can be seen in a curve. See more »

Connections

References Duel (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Lonesome Stranger
Performed by Carey Bell
Written by Carey Bell (as Carey Bell Harrington)
Published by Eyeball Music
Courtesy of Alligator Records
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Bad. That's all. Just bad.
19 December 2003 | by (Meridian, MS, USA) – See all my reviews

This film is *another* basic rip-off of "Duel", and suffers from everything that "Duel" rip-offs shouldn't suffer from. Bad acting (with the exception of Meat Loaf), pseudo-artsy ego-trip directing, pathetic attempts at psychology, story elements that make no sense (what exactly is the point of Victoria Pratt's character?), and really dopey dialogue.

There are two positive aspects to this movie: impressive stunt driving and Meat Loaf, who riffs wickedly through the entire movie in a fruitless attempt to make it watchable. You have to give him credit for trying.

In the end, this movie is nothing more than a waste of a 1959 Edsel...and time.

2/10


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