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Tensions rise between lifelong friends Mitchell and Carter after their truck breaks down on an isolated desert road as they start to attack each other's life decisions with unwavering brutality.

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Tensions rise between lifelong friends Mitchell and Carter after their truck breaks down on an isolated desert road as they start to attack each other's life decisions with unwavering brutality.

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Rated R for language, some violence and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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The sight where the grave was dug was completely different than the original sight See more »

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Carter: You look like a goddamn horror movie extra!
Mitchell: Let's remember why I look like this. This, this was your idea. Oh, "what am I afraid of, what could it hurt." Well, there ya go. That is exactly why you can't have a Mohawk in the real world.
Carter: I gave you a haircut, not a lobotomy!
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.87 (2013) See more »

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Written and performed by Herman Beeftink
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This Movie is a Treat - I see why Duhamel is on the rise
10 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Saw Scenic Route at Sxsw in Austin. So well written, the movie manages to pull off being by turns dark, funny, and suspenseful. The dialog is great and the story takes the relationship of these two buddies in the desert (a surprisingly captivating setting) to some really interesting places. There were scenes that were laugh out loud hilarious, and I wont give away any of them but the plot takes some turns I sure didn't see coming.

This movie is smart, very well done and most importantly a pleasure to watch. Actually want to see it again when it hits the theaters.

Really impressed with Josh Duhamel. I guess I wasn't aware that this guy has some serious talent. After watching him in Scenic Route, I can now see why his star is rising. He nails it.


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