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Wheels of Terror (1990)

A small town is terrorized by an unknown stranger who kidnaps and abuses little girls. When her only child is kidnapped right in front of her, the schoolbus driver begins the desperate ... See full summary »

Director:

Christopher Cain

Writer:

Alan B. McElroy
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joanna Cassidy ... Laura
Marcie Leeds Marcie Leeds ... Stephanie
Gary Carlos Cervantes ... Luis (as Carlos Cervantes)
Arlen Dean Snyder ... Detective Drummond
Henry Kendrick ... Kellogg (as Henry Max Kendrick)
Sharon Thomas Cain Sharon Thomas Cain ... Amy Donaldson (as Sharon Thomas)
Jacob Kenner Jacob Kenner ... Brad
Julie Hasel Julie Hasel ... Girl on Bus
Kimberly Duncan Kimberly Duncan ... Kimberly Donaldson
Mindy Spence Mindy Spence ... Stacy Harrison
Jon Conrad Pochron Jon Conrad Pochron ... Motorcycle Officer
Kirk Nelson Kirk Nelson ... Sheriff
Kristina Betts Kristina Betts ... Girl Victim
Bill Yarbrough Bill Yarbrough ... Girl's Father
Roger Rook Roger Rook ... Pastor
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A small town is terrorized by an unknown stranger who kidnaps and abuses little girls. When her only child is kidnapped right in front of her, the schoolbus driver begins the desperate chase to catch the criminal. Written by Winnowill <an209309@anon.penet.fi>

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Evil waits. With the motor running.

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The story was initially going to take place in Napa Valley, California. This was changed to Arizona at the last minute for budgetary reasons. See more »

Goofs

Stunt driver's hand visible on the wheel when the mysterious car is chasing the first girl through the desert. See more »

Quotes

Kimberly Donaldson: I'm practically on a Wheaties box.
Stephanie: I don't think anybody wants to look at your face while they're eating.
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Connections

References Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) See more »

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Im Feldquartier
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User Reviews

Wheels Of Terror and in between movie for me
22 October 2003 | by brigade-1See all my reviews

I loved "Wheels Of Terror" I saw it back in 1990 on television and then recently saw it for sale on ebay and bought a copy......I liked it but I think some of the movie is wasted on slow motion scenes...I would recommend this movie to anyone. Joanna Cassidy is awesome.....the drama and the plot seemed kinda corny before I watched it ya know how could the bus keep up with that fast dodge charger...everything is explained...I am writing a scrip for "Wheels Of Terror II Burn Rubber" which is my own creation I am going to try my hardest to make that movie a reality and maybe it would bring "Wheels Of Terror" back to television or even put it in theaters but I doubt it. I left a message for the sequel I am putting together on the message board.....please give me in put on it. Wheels Of Terror on a scale on 1-10...1 is bad 10 is good......I would give it a 7 it is a favorite of mine.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 July 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Terror in Copper Valley See more »

Filming Locations:

Arizona, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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