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Road Rage (2000)

A Friday Night Date (original title)
The highway to hell runs straight through a college campus in this compelling thriller about a killer truck. After helping a pretty co-ed out of a nasty domestic situation, Jim Travis gives... See full summary »

Director:

Sidney J. Furie

Writer:

Greg Mellott
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Cast

Cast overview:
Casper Van Dien ... Jim Travis
Danielle Brett Danielle Brett ... Sonia Walker
Joseph Griffin ... Bo Taylor
Catherine Oxenberg ... Forest Service Woman (as Catherine Van Dien)
Chuck Byrn Chuck Byrn ... Larry
Anthony Tullo Anthony Tullo ... Zack
James Millington ... Police Officer Davis (as Jim Millington)
James Binkley James Binkley ... Police Officer
Wayne Lam Wayne Lam ... Gas Station Cashier
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The highway to hell runs straight through a college campus in this compelling thriller about a killer truck. After helping a pretty co-ed out of a nasty domestic situation, Jim Travis gives the girl a lift home. But once on the road, the situation takes a white-knuckle twist as Jim gets into a frightening duel with a crazy truck driver. Written by Peter Hudson

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Action | Thriller | Drama

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Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 2000 (South Korea) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Budget:

CAD 22,000,000 (estimated)
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GFT Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

The black dodge has a Chevy front end and the shot of the speedometer is from a Chevrolet as well. The truck shows the Dodge dual wheel bed and rear end and the front is consistently Chevrolet. See more »

Soundtracks

I Need You
Performed by Vibrolux
Written by Steve Clark, Paul Puzzella and Julian Durzi
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Awe-struck. Completely, utterly, awe-struck...
16 November 2003 | by SnacksForAllSee all my reviews

Well, what can I say? Without getting too negative here, I'll say that I should have known better when I saw the name SIDNEY J. FURIE (the "director" of the inexcusably awful SUPERMAN IV) pop up in the opening credits. I guess it's my fault that I lost nearly two hours of my life watching "Road Rage."

I've never been in film school, but even I, a layman, can confidently judge the direction of this film as nearly non-existent and completely third-rate (and that's being nice). I won't go in to how bad the dialogue, script, and plot were, because clearly the people responsible for this film have no business being responsible for films. This film, in my opinion, is beyond conventional criticism. If Francis Ford Coppola makes a bad film, you give him a bad review, because you expect better from him. This is not the case here; it is evident that the filmmakers, bless them, just do not belong in their industry.

The acting is beyond subpar -- I even expected a bit more from Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers). With actors of his variety, however, his performance depends on the guidance of the director, and accordingly, he is completely lacking in Road Rage (to put it mildly). Annoying and hollow would be other words. His leading lady, beautiful and somewhat likable at the start of the film, blows her performance overacting -- which isn't always a terrible thing, but getting away with "overacting" requires knowing something about "regular" acting in the first place. The only decent acting came from the three jocks in the truck. You will grimace and groan through the entire picture. Completely painful.

This may sound dramatic, but ROAD RAGE ruined my Saturday night, and has no redeeming qualities (save, perhaps, for the good looks of the two leads). Disjointed, confused, contrived, and completely lacking in any of the ingredients necessary for creating a suspenseful atmosphere in what is supposed to be a "Suspense" film, ROAD RAGE is definitely one you should give a miss.

A note to Casper Van Dien: since I liked you in Starship Troopers, I'll pretend I didn't see this.

Avoid at all costs!


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