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Penny Dreadful (2006)

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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Young Penny
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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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18 November 2006 (USA)  »

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

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There are three different license numbers on the BMW that the girl is trapped in. 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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References Cujo (1983) See more »

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I Wanna Be the One
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I won't die this way!
19 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Now, this had all the elements of good horror - suspense, screams, breasts, and slashing. Not too bad for a film that takes place in the woods at night.

Penny (Rachel Miner) is traveling with her therapist (Mimi Rogers) to overcome her fear of cars after an auto accident as a child. Now, everyone knows not to pick up hitchhikers, and you should especially know not to take them into the woods, but hey, there wouldn't be a movie if they did the smart thing.

She, with a fear of cars, ends up stuck in a car with her dead therapist, and thus begins a night of horror. Dead bodies are piling up all over as she screams to get out.

I won't spoil it except to say that I really liked the ending.

And, I sure want to see some more of Tammy Filor.


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