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The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (2003)

A sadistic serial killer terrorizes a couple driving on a rural highway in Texas while killing numerous people and framing them for his killings.

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Rancher
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Jim Rattai ...
Tanker Driver
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Storyline

After being discharged from the local police force, Jim Halsey (C. Thomas Howell) travels to Texas with his girlfriend Maggie (Kari Wuhrer) to face down his demons and visit an old friend. Along the way, however, Jim & Maggie picks up a demented hitchhiker who has diabolical plans for the duo. Written by JRH

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The most frightening road trip in movie history was only the beginning. See more »

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Rated R for strong violence | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Hitcher 2 was mid-production during 9-11-2001. Actors flying from Los Angeles and Vancouver were unable to travel due to the tragedy. The ending, and numerous scenes were re-written, as a consequence. Mackenzie Gray's character of the Lieutenant is the only antagonist not killed-off in the final scene, due to the grounding of planes through-out North America during 9-11. The director cast him 10 years later in Joy Ride 2, where he finally met his demise. See more »

Goofs

The tanker truck assumed to be carrying gasoline is clearly missing the hazardous materials placards. These placards are legally required to be visibly posted on all four sides of any haz-mat container. See more »

Quotes

Jack: I bet you're a farm girl, aint ya?
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits last over 13 minutes See more »

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References Falling Down (1993) See more »

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You Must Be An Angel
Written by Richard Myhill
Provided by Associated Production Music
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I was impressed.
23 August 2003 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I didn't expect much of anything from this, mainly because it was direct-to-video and I hadn't heard of any of the actors besides C. Thomas Howell. But for a DTV movie, it was good, in my opinion.

The acting isn't bad, and there are some suspenseful moments that match the first film. Obviously there wasn't much going on in the scriptwriting department since this is simply the exact same plot from the first film, only rehashed a tiny bit. But what the hell, I had fun with it.

Some great direction and cinematography, at least for a DTV movie, and some good 'ol suspense make this worth a look if you have seen the original.

It wasn't the greatest, but it didn't suck, either.


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