MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 656 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 8,445 users  
Reviews: 201 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...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Related News

'Lady Sif' Covers "Maxim"
| SneakPeek
"Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.": Enter 'Sif'
| SneakPeek
Jaimie Alexander In "Maxim"
| SneakPeek

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 22 Jul 2011
 
a list of 49 titles
created 21 Oct 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 24 Jul 2013
 
a list of 32 titles
created 18 Oct 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 04 Dec 2013
 

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 4.7/10 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
Rest Stop I (2014)
Short | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

John Dykstra, a mystery novelist better known as Rick Hardin, stops at rest stop on his way home. When he hears a woman being abused in the bathroom, he's forced to decide who he really is and what he's willing to do.

Director: Patrick Abernethy
Stars: Jonathan Foust, Nicholas A. Sweezer, Bella Bellitto
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
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
Squirrel Trap (2004)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Directors: Eshom Nelms, Ian Nelms
Stars: Keith Staley, Michael Patrick Burke, Jaimie Alexander
Staunton Hill (Video 2009)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

It's the fall of 1969 and winds of a change are blowing across America. But on a remote family farm in the hills of Virginia, a storm of evil has been brewing for years. Now for a group of ... See full summary »

Director: George Cameron Romero
Stars: Kathy Lamkin, Cristen Coppen, David Rountree
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
Hallowed Ground (Video 2007)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

After she becomes stranded in a small town, a young woman discovers her arrival there was foretold a century earlier by the town's founding preacher and that she is an integral part of his impending - and terrifying - rebirth.

Director: David Benullo
Stars: Jaimie Alexander, Brian McNamara, Ethan Phillips
Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (Video 2008)
Crime | Horror | 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
Hit and Run (Video 2009)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Mary Murdock, a college student, thinks she's hit and killed a cat with her car driving home drunk from a party. She is horrified beyond words when she gets home and discovers a man's ... See full summary »

Director: Enda McCallion
Stars: Laura Breckenridge, Kevin Corrigan, Christopher Shand
Insanitarium (Video 2008)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 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
Rest Area (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Director: Michael Aguiló
Stars: Michael Aguiló, María Almudéver, Álex Angulo
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:

Epomeni stasi: O thanatos  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In Nicole and Jess's love scene, while she's filming him, you can see he's got a patch of hair in the middle of his chest, but in all of the close-up shots of their chests, the guy's chest is completely shaved. 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
Performed by Raya Yarbrough
Produced by Bear McCreary and Steve Kaplan
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Yet another "hurt-merchant in the middle of nowhere" offering.
20 April 2007 | by (fabulous Las Vega$!) – See all my reviews

*minor spoilage*

It's sad to see the current state of horror movies...so many of them are unimaginitive, formulaic scribbles built around graphic images of people being cruelly tortured to death. Once upon a time, films like BLOOD FEAST and BLOODSUCKING FREAKS were at least groundbreaking and shocking, but today this stuff is all just business as usual(a troubling thought, really, but save that rant for another time).

Enter REST STOP...an ambitious indie movie in the above-mentioned category, though not an especially GOOD one, wherein a young runaway and her lover meet their grisly fate at a filthy roadside toilet. Along the way, we are introduced to characters who appear and disappear mysteriously, lending this film a presumably supernatural slant(the only element which distinguishes it slightly from most other titles of its particular feather)

Amidst the ho-hummery of "fight for your life" action, be ready for an atrocity exhibition of tongue-cutting, flesh-drilling, bone-crunching torture...graphic scenes served up as "highlights" in films of this type. Admittedly, they are fairly potent. Sadly, REST STOP succeeds only in the gross-out department(though the performance of the leading lady, while strained at points, is distressingly believable despite her character being poorly written)

The worst part of it all is the vague, frustratingly non-resolute finale, and any bit of intrigue this film manages to generate becomes nullified by it. I generally have no problem with oblique endings in movies, but when so many key queries are met head-on with a shrug, the overall feeling one gets is that there was never a solidly devised basis to build upon in the first place.

A mean-spirited amateur undertaking at best, recommended only to preponderant gorehounds who masturbate with back-issues of FANGORIA. 3.5/10


25 of 36 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
I Didn't Get It mayonaise002
The Nicole character cooliepop
Horrible brentc_78
Discuss Rest Stop (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?