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Tripfall (2000)

R | | Thriller | 27 June 2000 (USA)
A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.

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Serge Rodnunsky

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Serge Rodnunsky
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Cast

Credited cast:
Eric Roberts ... Mr. Eddie
John Ritter ... Tom Williams
Rachel Hunter ... Gina Williams
Tyler Cole Malinger Tyler Cole Malinger ... Michael Williams
Christina Ann Moore Christina Ann Moore ... Angela Williams
Ken Palmer Ken Palmer ... Andrew
Michael Raynor ... Franklin Ross
Jf Pryor Jf Pryor ... Sam Delmont
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Katy Boyer ... Lonnie Campos
Rick Deats ... Police Officer
Wayne Duvall ... Alex
Dylan Moore ... Angela Williams
Kevin Dean Williams ... Officer Tim
Jeff Yesko Jeff Yesko ... Walla Group
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A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.

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Thriller

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Rated R for violence, language and nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 June 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Emberrablók markában See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Monica, California, USA

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Rojak Films See more »
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The plot of this film takes place in Santa Monica, CA. The killer's van shows blue California plates. When the van is parked on the top level of the parking structure, a police cruiser with two officers shows up. As they leave they check the plates, we see a white California plate with plate number instead of the blue plate shown on front and back as the van is moving. Also, the plate numbers/letters don't even come close to looking like the font CA uses on their plates. See more »

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The movie tripfalls on its face
11 May 2013 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

Ridiculous implausible heist/ransom caper that I still found some enjoyment from thanks, in no small part, due to the late great John Ritter's sheer charisma. Even in a film as stunted and borderline absurd as this one was, his likability still shines through, here as normal everyman Tom.

Tom goes on vacation with his family hoping to reignite the spark of his dying marriage, if for the kids sake if nothing else. However that gets put on the back-burner when he and his family get abducted by a trio of baddies headed by Eric Roberts in dreads. What follows is entertaining enough ridiculousness.

By the by, and totally unrelated, but I'm starting to do a six-degrees type spin on what films I review so the next one will also star Mr. Roberts


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