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Highway (2002)

R | | Crime, Drama | 26 March 2002 (USA)
After Jack gets caught with a Vegas mobster's wife in bed, he's gotta hit the road. Jack's best friend Pilot accompanies him, and the pair sets out on an adventure akin to Kerouac's "On the Road".

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Scott Rosenberg
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jared Leto ... Jack
Jake Gyllenhaal ... Pilot
Selma Blair ... Cassie
John C. McGinley ... Johnny the Fox
Jeremy Piven ... Scawldy
Arden Myrin ... Lucy
Kimberley Kates ... Jilly Miranda
Mark Rolston ... Burt Miranda
Jarret Thomas Jarret Thomas ... Kid #1
Stephen Shellen ... Clark Hayes
Matthew Davis Matthew Davis ... Booty
Madeline Parquette Madeline Parquette ... Pilot's Mom
George Spielvogel III George Spielvogel III ... Boneman
M.C. Gainey ... Steven
Conrad Goode ... Gibby
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Storyline

Jack is caught with the wife of his employer, a Vegas thug. The thug sends goons after Jack, who convinces his best friend, Pilot, to flee with him. Pilot insists that they head for Seattle, but doesn't tell Jack why. The goons learn from Pilot's drug source where the youths are headed, and they follow, hell bent on breaking Jack's feet. On the road, Jack and Pilot give a ride to Cassie, a distressed young woman. She and Jack hit it off. They pick up an aging stoner headed to Seattle for Kurt Cobain's memorial, and they help a circus sideshow family. Why is Pilot so set on Seattle, will the goons catch Jack, and is there any way the friends' competing needs can be resolved? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Rated R for strong sexuality, drug content, violence and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Leonard Cohen Afterworld See more »

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

It was intended for a September 2001 theatrical release. See more »

Goofs

A URL is painted on the side of a parked trailer. It's partially blanked out in one shot but visible from another camera angle. No company would have been advertising a web site in 1994. See more »

Quotes

Pilot Kelson: This is Jack Hayes, the God of Fuck!
Shanks: [turns to Jack] Is that what they call you? The God of Fuck? Tell me something... do you like to get fucked?
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Unappreciated
17 July 2002 | by PatrickDurdenSee all my reviews

Wow! this movie was so much better then i expected. i was walking down the aisle of the local video store and was intrigued by the cover. i had heard a little about it before but Highway was definitely worth the rental price.

For one, the acting was superb. Jared Leto is an extraordinary actor and all of them had wonderful timing with every thing they did. The story is what wont leave my mind. A bizarre, maybe metaphoric way of looking at the power of life and the search for love. Some times it takes a violent disturbing movie to make an impact because we live in a world that is so full of distractions.

I would recommend this movie to any one with an open mind that is willing to experience life through some one else's mind. 10/10


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