MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 384 this week

The Hitchhiker (2007)

Not Rated  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  5 March 2007 (USA)
3.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.2/10 from 861 users  
Reviews: 16 user | 7 critic

Four young women driving across the desert to Las Vegas have their road trip turned upside-down when they pick up a handsome, seemingly-friendly hitchhiker. When their car breaks down near a roadside motel in the middle of nowhere, they find themselves trapped with a woman-hating, masochistic killer.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4398 titles
created 20 Mar 2012
 
a list of 109 titles
created 18 Apr 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 06 Sep 2012
 
a list of 187 titles
created 12 Dec 2012
 
a list of 770 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Hitchhiker" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Hitchhiker (2007)

The Hitchhiker (2007) on IMDb 3.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Hitchhiker.

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Hitcher (2007)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A serial killer pins his crimes on two college students who gave him a ride.

Director: Dave Meyers
Stars: Sean Bean, Sophia Bush, Zachary Knighton
The Hitcher (1986)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped.

Director: Robert Harmon
Stars: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's action-adventure classic, four plane crash survivors encounter danger in a world that time forgot.

Director: Leigh Scott
Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Jeff Denton, Rhett Giles
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Independent writer-director Leigh Slawner helms this chilling dramatization of the findings laid out in the best-selling 9/11 Commission Report, a document that sought to analyze the ... See full summary »

Director: Leigh Scott
Stars: Rhett Giles, Marat Glazer, Griff Furst
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  
Director: Leigh Scott
Stars: Rhett Giles, Thomas Downey, Joel Hebner
Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

A team of vampire hunters set out to battle an evil vampire clan in the dark underworld.

Director: Leigh Scott
Stars: Thomas Downey, Eliza Swenson, Rhett Giles
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

A priest in an undisclosed part of Florida is called upon to help exorcise Gail Bowers.

Director: Leigh Scott
Stars: Erica Roby, Noel Thurman, Griff Furst
Dragon II (2006)
Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

In a desperate attempt to save her kingdom from an advancing army of dark elves, Princess Vanir must traverse the haunted forest of Sidhe. With the help of loyal adventurers Cador and ... See full summary »

Director: Leigh Scott
Stars: Amelia Jackson-Gray, Matthew Wolf, Jon-Paul Gates
Shapeshifter (2005)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  

Inmates and guards alike become trapped in a maximum security prison when they fall prey to a demonic beast that feeds on human flesh. As the creature's power multiplies with every kill, ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Lemkin
Stars: Jennifer Lee Wiggins, Ocean Marciano, Chris Facey
Rape Kit (2011)
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A man rapes the wrong girl, and ends up locked in with his victim for the night.

Director: Bryan Loudon
Stars: Dwayne Andrews, Eric Bruskotter, Holly Holman
Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

After a meteor shower in California, Melissa feels that her co-workers and her boss Samantha that work in the agency owned by Vickland are acting differently after receiving a weird plant. ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Jones
Stars: Erica Roby, Jessica Bork, Sarah Lieving
The Hitcher (TV Mini-Series 2012)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

On a lonely quiet night, Allison decides to make a quick pit stop before driving to her house to meet her wonderful boyfriend, Jeff. Her peaceful night from her mothers place gets a 180 ... See full summary »

Stars: Bethany Bodin, Christian Guzman, Casey Loebs
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Jack
...
Melinda
Shaley Scott ...
Denise
...
Patty
...
Krista
...
Jennifer
...
Paul
...
Steve
...
Felix
David Shick ...
Jenkins
...
Ferrati
Leigh Scott ...
Doug
Dean N. Arevalo ...
Cliff (as Dean Arevalo)
Erica Roby ...
Lindsey
Edit

Storyline

Four young women driving across the desert to Las Vegas have their road trip turned upside-down when they pick up a handsome, seemingly-friendly hitchhiker. When their car breaks down near a roadside motel in the middle of nowhere, they find themselves trapped with a woman-hating, masochistic killer.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

gore | splatter | blood | violence | murder | See All (7) »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 March 2007 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Jack claimed he wore no underwear; yet a while later, in his sexual encounter with Krista, he is clearly wearing underwear. See more »

Connections

References The Omega Man (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Promising
Written by Shaley Scott, Joel Hellman, and Curtis Murphy
Performed by Shaley Scott
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Just another crazy hitchhiker movie
18 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is watchable, but nothing special. Four girls on a road trip to Vegas foolishly decide to pick up a hitchhiker (because he is cute). They all end up staying the night at a motel in the middle of nowhere, and the hitchhiker's psychotic issues with women become apparent.

The characters are clichés--there is a married, responsible woman; a slutty party girl; an unsure bride-to-be; and a man-hater who just got dumped. The hitchhiker is genuinely nice until he goes crazy.

There's not nearly enough gore, and way too much rape. I enjoy slasher horror/thrillers a lot, and this one did nothing for me. The ending was just as lame as the rest of the movie.

On the positive side, the actors did a great job with that they had to work with. The dialogue isn't awful, and overall I was impressed with the cast, having never seen or heard of any of them before. And the plot wasn't out of the realm of possibility (although I really doubt any woman in this day and age would pick up a hitchhiker--no matter how attractive he is), so I wasn't groaning that things didn't make sense.

Overall, "The Hitchhiker" was well-acted and made sense, but wasn't very interesting. There are a lot of better movies in the same genre that I would recommend over this one ("Rest Stop," "The Devil's Rejects," "Texas Chainsaw Massacre," even "The Hitcher" remake). Do yourself a favor and skip it unless you don't have any other options.


12 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Horrible Movie farhannsm
This movie isnt as bad as you all say omerta-
I'm blown away by the negative comments bill9340
Worst..Movie..EVER. . grand_master_teetee
Shaley Scott is in this too JonMoody82
The trailer looks good dixiefried
Discuss The Hitchhiker (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?