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Rest Stop (2006)

Video  -  Horror | Thriller  -  17 October 2006 (USA)
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The film follows Nicole Carrow, a young woman who is threatened by a maniac serial killer, after her boyfriend Jess, is abducted in a rest stop.

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Jesse Hilts (as Joey Mendicino)
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Tracy Kress
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Storyline

In Texas, the aspirant actress Nicole Carrow runs away home to Los Angeles with her boyfriend Jess Hilts. They drive through a shortcut in an old road, and when they park in a rest stop, Jess is abducted by the sadistic driver of an old yellow truck. Along the night, Nicole is threatened by the sick maniac, while mysterious things happen to her in the place. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Based on an urban legend where a woman stops at a bathroom and is held hostage and it turns out she imagined the whole thing See more »

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Nicole cuts her arms several times through the movie, yet when you see the insides of her arms in other scenes, most of the time she doesn't have a scratch on her and other times she has a really horrible gash in a place where she wasn't cut before. See more »

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Could have been good
1 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

But it's not. The plot isn't all that bad, the actors aren't all terrible so it should be decent. Instead though despite a good starting point the plot just drags on and suffers from a lot of those "I can't believe he/she is so dumb" moments so often used in horror movies to keep things going. It frustrated me at times watching some of the decision made by the lead character. Also it took way too long to get to the good part of the movie. Anticipation is great but you can't spend over half the movie building it up. A shame too since it got decent exposure upon release and hit right before the big Halloween season. Even so I have a feeling this is going to get at least one sequel, if not more so maybe they'll be able to build on the strong general plot to eventually release something decent.


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