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Freeway Killer -- Trailer for this film based on the true story of serial killer William Bonin

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Based on the horrifying true story of William Bonin See more »
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The true story of William Bonin a California serial killer. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Scott Anthony Leet ... William Bonin

Cole Williams ... Kyle

Dusty Sorg ... Vernon Butts

Michael Rooker ... Det. St. John

Debbon Ayer ... Ruth Slobo
Thomas Curtis ... Billy Pugh

Mercy Malick ... Lisa

Tyler Neitzel ... Alex
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

James Babson ... Pugh's Dad

Christian Badami ... Doctor

Keith Bass ... Prison Guard

Tom DeTrinis ... Brian (as Thomas DeTrinis)
Sonu Dham ... Prisoner

Eileen Dietz ... Alice Bonin Benton

Stevin Espinoza ... Voight

Doug Haley ... Sean
Chris Merkle ... Priest
Konima Parkinson-Jones ... Newsvendor Stacy
Chuck Rockford ... Deputy Prison Guard

Aleksandr Sountsov ... German Hitchhiker

Nik Tyler ... Steven

Helen Wilson ... Mary
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Directed by
John Murlowski 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
David Birke 

Produced by
Shannon Banal .... associate producer
Ehud Bleiberg .... executive producer
Nadine Corde .... producer
Jeff Davis .... executive producer
Nicholas Donnermeyer .... associate producer
Andrew Herman .... co-producer
Roman Kopelevich .... associate producer
Tina Pavlides .... line producer
Tim Swain .... producer
 
Original Music by
Erik Godal 
 
Cinematography by
John Murlowski 
 
Film Editing by
Joy Zimmerman 
 
Casting by
Cambria Hankin 
Lisa Pantone 
 
Production Design by
April Glover 
 
Art Direction by
Emily B. Taylor 
 
Costume Design by
Erin Tanaka 
 
Makeup Department
Abby Lyle .... makeup department head
 
Production Management
Kim Green .... production supervisor
Sean Vawter .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alicia Hailey Daniels .... second assistant director (as Alicia R. Hailey)
Sean Vawter .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Tim Gideon .... property master
 
Sound Department
Justin Gay .... sound mixer
Klint Macro .... sound designer/re-recording mixer
Alex Ullrich .... foley artist
 
Stunts
Linda Jewell .... stunt coordinator
Dorian Kingi .... assistant stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Brandon Alperin .... key grip
Jonathan Coyne .... electrician
Sara Elia .... second assistant camera
Ivan Gatz .... grip
Justen Hernandez .... best boy electric
Justin Lipetz .... electrician
Kevin London .... electrician
Daniel Madsen .... first assistant camera
Christopher Pritzlaff .... rigging gaffer
Eric Ulbrich .... camera operator
Eric Ulbrich .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Sherrie Henderson .... additional casting
Laura Hofrichter .... extras casting
Dan Velez .... additional casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Katherine Voorhies .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Richard Lowe .... assistant editor
Gregory White .... colorist
 
Transportation Department
Kim Green .... transportation coordinator
Ari Virgil-Paige .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Leigh E. Carlson .... location manager
Heather Casterlin .... script supervisor
John Coffey .... production assistant
Sonu Dham .... set production assistant
Zeke Hanson .... production assistant
Joshua Knoles .... script supervisor
William Alden Smith .... production assistant
Ari Virgil-Paige .... production coordinator
 

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Rated R for strong brutal violence, some graphic sexuality, drug use and language
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85 min
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Certification:
Australia:R (2010) | Germany:18 | New Zealand:R18 | Singapore:M18 | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #45705)

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Trivia:
Vernon's home is really the house of screenwriter David Birke.See more »
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Anachronisms: In the grocery scene, the items on the shelves and fridges are modern, like Snapple, etc. Also, there's a grading system card on the front window.See more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
mostly based on true events, 22 May 2011
Author: trashgang from Midian

I never saw a flick with Scott Anthony Leet but what he performed here really did impress me. His face and his laughter really gives you the creeps. And after doing some research on William Bonin he really looked like him. As you all know who follows me on the net I'm not only into horrors I do dig serial killers too. And I have seen a lot of movies about serial killers, some really bad (B.T.K. for example with Kane Hodder) and some really good. This one here I do file under a real good one. Why, because it delivers what you expect from such kind of movies. You really go into the character and not that much into his killings. Now and then we are confronted with some killings and they are gruesome. It isn't all based on the real life of William, he was a pedophile and killed 45 boys. But he was also as we can see in this movie the first one who got a lethal injection. The fact of Vernon is true but he had more companions than shown in this flick. Of course the director couldn't show them all, then he should have made a flick like The Deliberate Stranger or To Catch A Killer which both clocks in over 3 hours (to catch even clocks in at 360 minutes). It's funny to mention To Catch A Killer because Scott did remind me of Brian Dennehy's performance. I guess that the production changed the names of his companions with a reason, just let me say that William Pugh was sentenced to 6 years. Bonin was prisoned for 17 years before he got his injection so the end of the flick wasn't really right. Whatever, a great flick to see and collect if you are into serial killers and horror. And of course don't forget to catch the short performance of Eileen Dietz of The Exorcist (Pazuma) fame and it's also funny to see Michael Rooker playing the good guy in a serial killer flick due his fame as a serial killer in Henry: A Portrait Of A Serial Killer.

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