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Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008)

Unrated | | Crime, Horror, Romance | Video 7 October 2008
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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 »

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Bobby
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Nik
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Lot Lizard
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Big Wheels Waitress
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Trucker #1
Gordon Tipple ...
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Bald Trucker
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Bartender
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Drunk Trucker #1
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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. Nik convinces her to take a secondary road under the protest of Bobby but the car breaks down. They find a house in the middle of nowhere and decide to take the car parked in the house's garage to the next city, and return with a rented car to pay for the damages provoked by Nik; Melissa leaves her cell number. However, they discover that the owner of the place is the sadistic truck driver Rusty Nail and they have to pay a high price for what they did. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Detours can be deadly. See more »


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7 October 2008 (USA)  »

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Joy Ride: End of the Road  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

In the 1st Joy Ride, Jim Beaver plays a Sheriff and he also played Bobby Singer in Supernatural. See more »

Goofs

When the kids' car breaks down, they take off shirts and jackets to walk in the heat. Moments later, in Rusty Nail's barn, you can see their breath when they talk. See more »

Quotes

Goofy Looking Truck Driver: Whoo-wee! This is the finest striptease I ever did see! I'm gonna throw this up on YouTube, get me a million hits.
Melissa: Who are you?
Goofy Looking Truck Driver: Whoever you want, sexy mama. Close them pretty eyes and pretend I'm Kenny Chesney for all I care.
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Connections

Followed by Joy Ride 3: Road Kill (2014) See more »

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Born to Hang
Written by Kevin Kerby
Performed by Mulehead
Courtesy of Max Recordings
By Arrangement with The Orchard
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Was not bad
9 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It wasn't really all that bad. I have watched much worse horror movies than this one. Some bad things about this movie:

1. Very predictable storyline. 2. Not scary at all, but kind of funny like "The Hatchet". 3. Acting is okay.

But overall its still okay, not as bad as what the other reviewers say. Just a timepass movie. It depends on what you really enjoy watching. If you like to have a laugh while watching a horror movie then I'd suggest you watch these type of films. I usually don't like to scare myself to death while watching a horror flick.

Hope this helps!


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