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Hit and Run (2009)

R  |  Video  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  13 January 2009 (USA)
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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 »

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Mary Murdock
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Timothy Emser
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Rick
Megan Anderson ...
Jane Emser
Michael Gell ...
Andy Emser
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Gas Attendant (as Nitin S. Adsul)
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1st Street Mechanic
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Quarantine Guy
Lance Lewman ...
Mechanic
Rebecca Gebhard ...
News Anchor
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News Anchor
Kara Lee Duncan ...
TV Reporter (as Kara Quick)
Katherine Schmoke ...
TV Reporter (as Katherine Elizabeth Schmoke)
Mary Lechter ...
Teacher
Robert Cait ...
Eddie the Spaz
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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 nearly dead body impaled on the bumper of her Jeep. Terrified and irrational, Mary is faced with a series of decisions that determine her fate. Written by Anonymous

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Filmed 17 September 2007 - 26 October 2007, but not released until early 2009. See more »

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After Mary stabs her assailant in the eye with a plug, she goes to get her keys from his pocket. Though he's supposed to be unconscious, you can clearly see him blink. See more »

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Quarantine Dude: [chuckles, handing Mary the parrot cage] Five more minutes and these babies were on their way to the tweet-tweet orphanage.
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Version of Stuck (2007) See more »

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Written by Nick Frost, Greg Coates, Brian D. Murphy
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Delirium of horror
12 January 2009 | by (United States, CA) – See all my reviews

Interesting plot, pure minimalist horror. It starts off well when Mary Murdock (played by Laura Breckinridge) drives home drunk from a party and has a near-accident on the road. She thinks she just missed a tire in the road, but she has another thing coming. Later, she discovers a half-alive dude dangling from her bumper in the garage.

He tries to kill her, then she accidentally kills him and then her whole life and all her plans turn upside down. Some have compared this to a similar-themed movie "Stuck" or "I Know What You Did Last Summer", but beyond the obvious plot of the beginning, I didn't see the similarities. For example, in "Stuck" the girl knows she's hit a guy and doesn't do anything about it. In this movie, she doesn't realize till later and ends up being stalked by him.

The action sequences were not bad, some very exciting. It had some eccentricities and odd things that made it stand out from the usual fare. Like the whole thing with her being tied to the bumper... I hadn't seen that before in these kind of movies. One thing is there could have been a bit more suspense in the middle part. It seemed like the film went into her 'delirium' mind so much we lost touch there for a while with reality, but maybe that was the point. The actors are fine (Kevin Corrigan as the wacky bi-polar psycho is freaking weird), creepy mood and there are some unexpected moments.


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