A group on their way to a rave become involved in a string of events that leaves them stranded in a desert. What follows is a nights of terror as they are set upon by a gang of drug crazed cannibals

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashley Reed ...
Tara (as Ashley Elizabeth)
Aaron Buer ...
Loopz / Lawrence
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Neil
Danna Brady ...
Harmony
Kelsey Wedeen ...
Cashie
Jessica Osfar ...
Michele
Ryan De'Rouen ...
Lee (as Ryan De Rouen)
T.C. Davidson ...
King Freak (as Curtis Davidson)
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Queen Freak
Anthony Connell ...
Petey
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Tiffany
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Angela (as Renee Madison Cole)
Gabrielle Kraszewski ...
Little Girl
Jeffrey Barnett ...
Pseudo Michele / Scared Freak / Raver
Steve Grabowsky ...
Pseudo Neil
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While returning to Los Angeles in a trailer through the desert, the driver Neil convinces his friends Tara, Harmony, Loopz, Michelle, Lee and Cashie to take a detour to an isolated mine where it could have a plantation of peyote. The owner of a gas station advises the group to not go to the place, but the stubborn Neil does not pay attention to his words. While driving in a secondary road, Neil sees a girl and wrecks the car in a rock. He decides to walk back to the gas station to call a tow truck, while Michelle and Lee climb a hill trying to get signal to their cell phones. Sooner the teenagers find that they are under siege of a group of sadistic deformed cannibals and they have to fight to survive. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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This was actually completed in February 2002, but was not released until nearly two years later, in December 2003. See more »

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When Pete fires the shotgun for the first time you hear the gunshot a split second before he actually fires the gun. See more »

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Cashie: [talking into a CB radio] We're stranded off of the 330 freeway, the first guy that finds us gets free head.
Harmony: What are you going to do when they find us?
Cashie: I never said that *I* would do it.
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Enjoyable little slasher.
17 September 2004 | by (Medan, Indonesia) – See all my reviews

After the tired self-mocking slasher that came around 90's, Hollywood seem back to it basic (in horror movie genre). From major to independent are making a rendezvous' to those yesteryears now. Luckily, most of them are good enough, such us Jeepers Creepers, Wrong Turn, Cabin Fever and many more.

In independent-straight-to-video side, there's Detour, a little slasher that reminiscent of Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Hill Have Eyes. It clear that the budget is very low, but doesn't mean Detour is a low package. It's totally an enjoyable thrill-ride, from start to the very end. The gore is sufficient and the comedic situation is fun. And you can't believe whose going to survive toward the end; the characters that usually will never survive in this kind of movies.

Yes, it cliché, and some scenes are dull, but it really your time-killer. Watch this when you are have nothing to do, ask some friends to join you and you all will have a very good time.

7/10


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