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Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008)

Unrated | | Crime, Horror, Romance | Video 7 October 2008
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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Lot Lizard
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Big Wheels Waitress
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Trucker #1
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Woman Stuck in Snow
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Bald Trucker
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Bartender
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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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Joy Ride: End of the Road  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

When they're at the diner you can hear a song when they're leaving the car and it says "Candy Kane" which is what Paul Walker said his name was in the first movie. See more »

Goofs

Before Bobby gets out of the car when Melissa is meeting Rusty Nail for the first time he puts the hood up on his sweatshirt. When he gets out of the car the hood is down - then up again in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Melissa: I did everything you asked!
Rusty Nail: No, you didn't. I saw you down at the funeral parlor.
Kayla: Mel, what is going on?
Rusty Nail: There's a big difference between a freshly cut, live finger and one snipped from a corpse. Less blood in that one you got there. Stiffer, paler. The nail's yellowed, no nutrients, deteriorating. Want to see what a fresh one looks like? Check the glove compartment.
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Connections

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

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Wheels
Written by Norman Petty, Richard Stevens, and Jimmy Torres
Performed by The String-A-Longs
Courtesy of Warwick Records and Dundee Music (BMI)
By Arrangement with The Orchard
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Pure Trash
16 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a true horror film fan, I thought this sequel might be somewhat enjoyable. Wow, was I mistaken, or rather taken for a ride. Suspense? Nope. Ingenuity? Nope. Enjoyability? Zero. After suffering through this film (and I use the word "film" lightly) I really wished I had done something else. Perhaps pouring salt in my eyes while listening to an old Barry Manilow tape at maximum volume would have been better.This piece of garbage should be a resounding cry for institutionalization. The people involved with creating this mess as well as the misguided minds that enjoy it do not belong in a civilized society. Torture is not a joke or to be taken lightly and watching this film was pure torture. Plotwise, it is on the level of a demented teenager's sick rape-filled wet dream. Acting is akin to a bad cat food commercial. Predictable and stupid, violent for the sake of prurience, and absolutely no redeeming quality whatsoever. I simply cannot say enough bad about this steaming pile. Two hours of my life wasted.


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