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Engine Trouble (I) (2002)

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Rebecca and Sandra borrow a car and decide to go on a road trip. Soon after they have stopped at an isolated gas station, their car breaks down in the middle of nowhere. Sandra decides to ... See full summary »

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Cecilia Bergqvist ...
Rebecca
Bob Dougherty ...
Robert Brink
Marcel Romeijn ...
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Marlene Simons ...
Sandra
Christa De Vries ...
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Corine Boon ...
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Arlette Adriani ...
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Karin Van Duuren ...
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Sharon Gosler ...
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Rebecca and Sandra borrow a car and decide to go on a road trip. Soon after they have stopped at an isolated gas station, their car breaks down in the middle of nowhere. Sandra decides to hike back to the gas station to get some help ... Written by Jos Wolffers

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Two beautiful women... One wrong turn... A collision with a killer... See more »

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

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The name of legendary director Brian De Palma can be found in the end credits. Director Marc Ickx claims that De Palma's films inspired him to become a director. See more »

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Written and Composed by Marc Ickx
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Wow, I've seen some bad films before, but......
20 August 2003 | by (Missouri) – See all my reviews

This movie is utterly horrible. I cannot think of one good point to write about. The plot sounded like maybe it would be in the style of "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" or "Slauhghterhouse", or maybe even a bad Troma movie like "Mother's Day". Those films and even their worst imitators over the years are vastly superior to "Junior".

The character played by Junior is entirely laughable, he jumps around like a monkey with a black muzzle over his face making him appear to be a deranged Vulture.

The "scary scenes" in the movie are hardly scary, not even remotely creepy. In one scene we have a girl sitting in a car hearing noises pounding on the top of her car. This scene goes on forever and becomes tedious in the worst way. I found myself bored 10 minutes into viewing Junior, and I kept hoping maybe it would get better. But no, it actually got worse up to the very end!

Apparently Junior is a foreign film, and I usually love foreign low-budget horror movies. This is just another garbage title distributed in the states by Artisan, and they are masters of that art form. The cover to the DVD/Video in the video store might sound pleasing, but it's anything but enjoyable.


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