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Blacktop (2000)

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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(as TJ Scott)
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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
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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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Murder on the move. See more »

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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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Trivia

Kristin Davis and Lochlyn Munro both appear in the movie Deck the Halls. See more »

Goofs

When Sylvia cuts the air lines under the trailer, the brakes would have locked up and stayed locked up. The brakes would not have released, and the truck would have had brakes even if the trailer didn't. See more »

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References Black Dog (1998) See more »

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Lonesome & Hurting
Performed by Vern Cheechoo
Written by Vern Cheechoo & Roland Nadjiwon
Published by Eiffel Dog Publishing
Courtesy of Dark Light Music Ltd.
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One wild ride!
23 October 2000 | by (Pennsylvania, USA) – See all my reviews

For anyone not familiar with Meat Loaf, the actor, Blacktop is a movie that will introduce you to one of the most talented and versatile performers around today. This is a movie that proves that people are not always what they seem. And remember the warnings about not accepting rides from strangers? Listen and be afraid!

For the Meat Loaf fan this is a real treat - a leading role! The sharp-eyed fan will spot some of the characteristics of a few stage performance characters in Jack. Meat's ability to merge and intertwine his many characters are what give his roles a 3-dimensional human reality and what make him a superb performer in any arena.

If you like suspense, drama, and tongue-in-cheek humor you will like this movie, it's got them all.


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