MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 279 this week

Rest Stop (2006)

Video  -  Horror | Thriller  -  17 October 2006 (USA)
4.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.5/10 from 8,043 users  
Reviews: 199 user | 65 critic

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.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 titles
created 01 Oct 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 03 Sep 2012
 
a list of 24 titles
created 08 Nov 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 06 Jan 2013
 
a list of 26 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Rest Stop" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Rest Stop (Video 2006)

Rest Stop (Video 2006) on IMDb 4.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Rest Stop.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

The corporal Tom Hilts returns from overseas to his hometown Argyle, Texas, for a ten days leave with the intention to seek our his brother Jess, who disappeared one year ago while heading ... See full summary »

Director: Shawn Papazian
Stars: Richard Tillman, Jessie Ward, Graham Norris
The Hills Run Red (Video 2009)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A group of young horror fans go searching for a film that mysteriously vanished years ago but instead find that the demented killer from the movie is real, and he's thrilled to meet fans who will die gruesomely for his art.

Director: Dave Parker
Stars: Sophie Monk, Tad Hilgenbrink, William Sadler
Sublime (Video 2007)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

On the day after his fortieth birthday, the family man and computer analyst George Grieves goes to the Mt. Abaddon Hospital for a routine procedure of colonoscopy with Dr. Sharazi. Along ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Krantz
Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Kathleen York, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs
Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (Video 2008)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

While driving to Las Vegas for the bachelor party of her sister Melissa and her fiancé Bobby, Kayla stops the car in the gas station to meet her date, Nik, a guy she met on the internet. ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Morneau
Stars: Nicki Aycox, Nick Zano, Laura Jordan
Shark Attack 2 (Video 2000)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

The mutant sharks from Dr. Craven's experiments in "Shark Attack 1" are back, this time choosing Cape Town, South Africa as their hunting ground. Two sisters, Amy and Samantha, while diving... See full summary »

Director: David Worth
Stars: Thorsten Kaye, Nikita Ager, Dan Metcalfe
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town... only to discover that this deceptively quiet place hides a murderous cult of children ... See full summary »

Director: Ethan Wiley
Stars: Stacy Galina, Alexis Arquette, Eva Mendes
Crocodile (Video 2000)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A group of friends including Brady Turner, Claire and Duncan McKay go out on a boat trip on a lake in Southern California, but their joyful weekend turns into horror, when a giant killer ... See full summary »

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Mark McLachlan, Caitlin Martin, Chris Solari
Insanitarium (Video 2008)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

After he's institutionalized in order to cover for his sister, a young man encounters a doctor who is turning his patients into flesh-eating psychopaths.

Director: Jeff Buhler
Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Kiele Sanchez, Peter Stormare
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Three young people check into the Meadow View Inn for a night's rest, fully unaware of the inn's sick-minded employees and their nefarious intentions.

Director: Eric Bross
Stars: Agnes Bruckner, David Moscow, Scott G. Anderson
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

After surviving the incidents in Barrow, Alaska, Stella Olemaun relocates to Los Angeles, where she intentionally attracts the attention of the local vampire population in order to avenge the death of her husband, Eben.

Director: Ben Ketai
Stars: Kiele Sanchez, Rhys Coiro, Diora Baird
Boogeyman 3 (Video 2008)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

When a college student witnesses the alleged suicide of her roommate, it sets into motion a series of horrific events that cause her to fear the supernatural entity. As she tries to ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Jones
Stars: Erin Cahill, Chuck Hittinger, Mimi Michaels
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

It started when five people agreed to spend one night in a haunted house . . . What began as an evening of fun a harmless scares in exchange for one million dollars to anyone who stayed the... See full summary »

Director: Víctor García
Stars: Amanda Righetti, Cerina Vincent, Erik Palladino
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
Jesse Hilts (as Joey Mendicino)
...
Tracy Kress
...
The Mother (as Diane Louise Salinger)
...
The Ranger
...
Officer Michael Deacon (as Joey Lawrence)
Gary Entin ...
Twin #1
Edmund Entin ...
Twin #2
Jennifer Cormack ...
College Student
...
Scotty
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Father
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and gore, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 October 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rest Stop  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

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 »

Crazy Credits

An additional scene of Scotty shown at the end of the credits. See more »

Connections

Followed by Rest Stop: Don't Look Back (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

All That Remains
Written by Bear McCreary
Conan the Furky Music, ASCAP
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Great movie that sadly a lot of people don't seem to get
14 October 2011 | by (yourhdd) – See all my reviews

This is really a great genre film that has the best of both worlds in Horror: Slasher and Supernatural. I think it is because it was televised on sci-fi that people are giving it such a bad wrap, but the raw uncut version of this film is truly nothing short of a great horror film.

Not a cookie cutter movie at all, I highly recommend this to genre lovers who like a good story and a decent mystery. It took me a few viewings to fully grasp all the angles and clues given and I think those are the best kinds of horror movies. The characters are solid and acting top notch. Jaime Alexander is sexy as always as the victim of a macabre supernatural horror fest.

I, like another reviewer gave it 8 stars not because I think this movie is fully worthy of 8 stars, but much more worthy then the 1 star votes so many, I can only say sorry individuals left. This movie is far from a 1 and there is nothing left unanswered. There is not one plot whole if you take the time and pay attention. This isn't your loud explosion, kill a minute horror fare, but it has its share and some decent gore for the gorehounds. Most of all it has suspense which is lacking in a lot of today's Horror fares. There is some decent character development which is always welcome to me. I'm a little older so the explosion a minute thing is just not enough for me anymore. I am a die-hard Horror fan who loves a decent back story.This movie doesn't disappoint in that way either.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Worst Movie Ever. thoth83
Why... Say Its Bad? rocking_sox
Bad Movie... One Funny Part... lbear2007
The Nicole character cooliepop
I Didn't Get It mayonaise002
Horrible brentc_78
Discuss Rest Stop (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?