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George A. Romero
Robert John Burke,
Ralph S. Singleton
Fraser C. Heston
Max von Sydow,
A young man hitchhiking back home to visit his mother is picked up by a mysterious stranger. As the ride goes on, the young man uncovers a terrible secret about the stranger, and is given a choice by the stranger. A choice that can mean life or death.
The dead travel fast
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for violence, disturbing images, language, drug use and some nudity
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3 February 2005 (Portugal)
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Also Known As:
Stephen King's Riding the Bullet
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Opening Weekend USA: $101,107,
17 October 2004
Gross USA: $134,711
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $264,505
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
In the short story, George Staub's car was a Ford Mustang. The filmmakers decided to go with a red and white Plymouth as a nod to Stephen King
's Christine. However Christine was a 1958 Plymouth Fury and George's car was a 1960 Plymouth Fury. See more
Several of the containers on the train that passes Al have Evergreen Marine markings. Evergreen, a Taiwanese-based shipping company, did not begin service in the U.S. until 1974, five years until after the movie takes place. See more
My mom's a mother for peace.
Oh that's cool. Hey, were you in the service?
No. Student deferment. You?
Oh, fuck no man. They tried to drag my ass to Vietnam, but I ain't going down there man. I'm not going to go get killed, you know, I dig life. Give peace a chance, right?
FOR MOM, DAD, and CRAIG. See more
Referenced in Unikal'noe pozdravlenie
I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night
Written by Nancie Mantz
and Annette Tucker
Performed by The Electric Prunes
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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