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Rest Stop (2006)

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The film follows Nicole Carrow, a young woman who is threatened by a maniac serial killer, after her boyfriend Jess, is abducted in a rest stop.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Jaimie Alexander ... Nicole
Joseph George Mendicino ... Jesse Hilts (as Joey Mendicino)
Deanna Russo ... Tracy Kress
Diane Salinger ... The Mother (as Diane Louise Salinger)
Michael Childers Michael Childers ... The Father
Curtis Taylor ... The Ranger
Joey Lawrence ... Deacon
Gary Entin Gary Entin ... Twin #1
Edmund Entin Edmund Entin ... Twin #2
Jennifer Cormack Jennifer Cormack ... College Student
Mikey Post ... Scotty
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Storyline

In Texas, the aspirant actress Nicole Carrow runs away home to Los Angeles with her boyfriend Jess Hilts. They drive through a shortcut in an old road, and when they park in a rest stop, Jess is abducted by the sadistic driver of an old yellow truck. Along the night, Nicole is threatened by the sick maniac, while mysterious things happen to her in the place. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and gore, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rest Stop See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jaimie Alexander's first Lead role in a feature film. See more »

Goofs

When Nicole meets Tracey Kress in the bathroom, Tracey tells her she wanted to see the Stones play in Tucson. Later Nicole finds out that Tracey went missing in 1971. The Stones didn't play in Tucson, Arizona until June 14th, 1972. See more »

Crazy Credits

An additional scene is shown a minute into the credits giving a little back story of the plot. See more »

Alternate Versions

For the US video market, 2 versions were made, an R-rated version and an unrated version with the unrated version containing more graphic/altered scenes and slightly longer by 21 seconds. Further details can be found at http://www.movie-censorship.com/report.php?ID=4217 See more »

Connections

Featured in 31 Horror Movies in 31 Days: Rest Stop (2006) (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Heal Me
Written by Kris Singh
Performed by Stereo Transmitted Disease
Courtesy of X-pressed Records, Ilc.
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So Bad I Had To Comment
30 October 2006 | by weirdozmediaSee all my reviews

I've never made one of these before, but this movie was literally so bad I had to say something about it.

I'm all for independent film-making as the past year has seen of the worst (in my opinion) of Hollywood's showings, the mainstream just seems to have lost touch with what making good films is all about. That being said movies like this really give independent film a bad reputation.

The characters are boring and too stupid to empathize with. The direction is horrible, the plotting is horrible, the plot itself is horrible, stay away, far away. Only one brief scene featuring a female's nude breasts, and even that wasn't worth a second look.

The scariest thing about this movie is the idea of ever having to watch it again. I gave it a 2 and not a 1 simply because the actors were visible and the sound was audible - it earns one point for each of those traits.


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