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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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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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The BMW's CA license plate is 3GQD685. GQD is not used by the CA DMV. The same plate number was used on the Nash Bridges (1996) 1971 Plymouth Barracuda. 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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Modern Slasher Done RIGHT.
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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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