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Penny Dreadful (2006)

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Young Penny goes on a retreat with her psychologist; the intention is to help her overcome her phobia, an intense fear of cars. Unexpected events find her in a nightmarish situation where her worst fears come true.

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Penny Deerborn
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Orianna Volkes
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Alvin
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Eddie
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The Hitchhiker
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Gas Station Attendant
Lucy Rogers-Ciaffa ...
Young Penny
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Penny's Mother (as Elyse Marie Mirto)
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Truck Driver
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Young Penny goes on a retreat with her psychologist; the intention is to help her overcome her phobia, an intense fear of cars. Unexpected events find her in a nightmarish situation where her worst fears come true.

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Rated R for violence/terror, some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The book the therapist Orianna Volks wrote is titled "Full Circle: Conquering Our Fears". See more »

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When they're driving up into the mountains, the moon is in first quarter. But when the storm hits a few hours later, the moon is full. See more »

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The Hitchhiker: [whispering in the dark] Penny...
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The credits appear on the misty windows of abandoned cars in a dark junkyard. See more »

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The first time I saw this movie I didn't really care for it at all. I re-watched it a second time and I absolutely loved it. This movie has great suspense, terror and kills. Penny is a likable character, she is traumatized from a car accident, and is trying to get over her fears and is trying to be a regular person. Her therapist, Orianna, is taking Penny on a road-trip. It's to "Complete the Circle" and have Penny end her fears where they first began. The Hitchhiker is really creepy. He then traumatizes Penny even more throughout the film. The reason I liked this film is because first of all, it's a really good movie - if you're into this kind of film. And second because it shows how you don't a HUGE budget and big name stars in a movie for it to be good.


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