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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Krystal Vrba ...
Lot Lizard
Big Wheels Waitress
Trucker #1
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Bald Trucker
Lyle St. Goddard ...
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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Release Date:

7 October 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Joy Ride: End of the Road  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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When Melissa gets out of the car to "strip" for Rusty Nail the clasp on her necklace is seen and then not seen. See more »


Goofy Looking Truck Driver: Your titties are too small anyways! I like them super mongo jugs! Yeah, you heard me! Circus boobs!
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References Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) See more »


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joy ride
14 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

seems like that i've seen this before, typical plot,teens get lost take a shortcut and get stuck in the middle of nowhere with a bunch of inbred psychos, yeah i kinda wish that these movies would go in a different direction, the one good thing that i can take away from this movie is that Richard Moll's performance is top notch, he really goes over the top and is a joy to watch, the heroine is your typical pretty but dumb girl, who makes constant blunders, you would figure that someone would actually put a girl that could actually act, rather than just have her as eye candy,, overall this one wasn' the worst that i have seen but could have probably been a lot better, i think i would have to pass on this one if there was a third installment.

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