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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. Written by
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, Limited Release
Gross USA: $101,107, 17 October 2004
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
When Alan asks his mother how his father died, she says he was hit by a car while walking along side the road (while on his way to get gas for his car). On June 19, 1999, Stephen King
was struck (and almost killed) while walking along Route 5, in Lovell, Maine. See more
As Alan Parker is heading to Lewiston, ME, he is seen walking past a sign indicating the junction of US Routes 2 & 68. US Route 68 runs for 560 miles between Reidland, KY and Findlay, OH. The closest it comes to Lewiston is 714 miles. See more
Little Hector Passmore over here passed out as soon as he saw a little blood in the water.
stuttering, is embarrassed: I, I didn't pass out. I just felt a little woozy is all. I'm a pacifist man. I don't dig the sight of spilled blood.
FOR MOM, DAD, and CRAIG. See more
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I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night
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Performed by The Electric Prunes
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