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September 1975 (USA) See more »
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"Get in kid, there's always room for one more...!" See more »
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Sexy hippie chicks Carol and Maureen get more than they bargained for when they hitch a ride with groovy... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Wanna go for a ride?...YES PLEASE! See more (25 total) »

Cast

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Jill Senter ... Carol
Alan Long ... Chuck
Gini Eastwood ... Maureen
Tom Quinn ... Executive
Bess Douglass ... Pythin
Don Penny ... Politician
Elizabeth Sinn ... Mother
Nate Clark ... Boy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jim Bouton ... (voice) (uncredited)

Grayson Hall ... (voice) (uncredited)
Gerald Kaplan ... Crossing Guard (uncredited)
Evelyn Page ... (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Bernard Hirschenson 
 
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John Winter 

Produced by
Stanley Handman .... associate producer
Gale Heyward .... associate producer
Bennie Hirschenson .... producer
John Winter .... producer
 
Original Music by
Patrick Adams 
Michael Rod 
 
Cinematography by
Bernard Hirschenson 
 
Film Editing by
Bennie Hirschenson 
 
Costume Design by
Bess Douglass 
 
Makeup Department
Bess Douglass .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Gerald Kaplan .... unit production manager (as Jerry Kaplan)
 
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Lee Bost .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Beau Buchanan .... gaffer
Bernard Hirschenson .... camera operator
Eddie Ramirez .... assistant camera (as Ed Ramirez)
Eddie Rodriguez .... assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Bernard Hirschenson .... casting
 
Editorial Department
Bernard Hirschenson .... post-production coordinator
 
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Peter Gries .... production assistant
Lora Myers .... production assistant
 

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USA:80 min
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Canada:R (Ontario) | USA:R
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The films original working titles were "Swamp Lord" and "Pazuzu", however when the film was purchased for distribution it was renamed "Pick-Up" as the distributors felt it would be more marketable under that title.See more »
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108 out of 117 people found the following review useful.
Wanna go for a ride?...YES PLEASE!, 31 July 2007
Author: Alberto from Kissimmee, Florida

What can I said about "Pick-Up" that hasn't been said already? It's sad to see the negatives that were posted on here about the movie....how about you think outside the box?

Anyways, another reviewer pretty much told you what the film was about, so I won't repeat that here. What I will tell you is the film is just great. The film is obviously low budget...but not in a bad way whatsoever! They made with what they had...the acting (for that time), was very good, the directing was great, and I would just like to point out the editing...excellent! You know, back then it wasn't easy like it is now, and there's some trippy stuff you see in between shots as well. Oh, and both of the girls...absolutely beautiful.

The film, like one reviewer said, plays like a "trip"....and I absolutely gotta agree with them! Definitely a trip I would love to be on that's for sure. I WILL NOT give away the ending, but to this day it's stuck with me and I always think about it. The pacing is great, both of the girls are excellent (as characters and actresses)...the guy that owns the RV place always cracks me up lol

Seriously though, the other reviewer did a top notch job, and I can't think of anything else to say other than this:

Want to see a film that is original and unlike any other film you have seen? Tired of the films that try and pass as "grindhouse" films nowadays and want the real thing? Pick up "PICK-UP" today and go on one hell of a ride =)

But to agree with one of the other reviewers....YES!!! This, if no other movie, needs a special edition!!!!

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