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The Wrong Car (2016)

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When a law school student hails an app-based car service and is assaulted by her driver, she becomes a NetCar driver herself and goes on a vigilante crusade to find and catch her assailant.

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John Stimpson
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Cast overview:
Danielle Savre ... Trudy
Jackson Davis ... Donovan
Francia Raisa ... Gretchen
Christina Elmore ... Det. Jackson
Kevin G. Cox ... Charles
Jesse Gabbard ... Juan
Walley Walkker Walley Walkker ... Carlos
Erin Cole ... Elise
Rhet Kidd ... Roger
Jeremiah Kissel Jeremiah Kissel ... Dr. Bell
Chris Neville ... Police Officer
Adrienne Montezinos ... Nurse
Molly Bettencourt Molly Bettencourt ... Girl #1
Caitlin Cremins ... Girl #2
Mateo Diaz Mateo Diaz ... Manuel
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The morning after Trudy, a law school student, unsuspectingly steps into what she believes to be a "NetCar" black sedan, she wakes up confused and alone in a seedy motel-the victim of a roofie and sexual assault. Frustrated by the slow pace of the justice system, she takes matters into her own hands. Becoming NetCar driver herself, Trudy goes on a crusade to find and stop the serial rapist to whom she fell victim.

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Who's driving you home?

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Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Black Car See more »

Filming Locations:

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

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Moody Independent See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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The suspect leaves the motel a little after 4 AM and it is dark. Trudy and Gretchen follow and by the time he drops off the woman it is daylight well after sunrise, with the sun casting shadows. In the Seattle area, the earliest time the sun rises is a little after 5 AM in June. See more »

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Finders
Written by Kaz Gamble and Daniel W Burke
Performed by Gamble & Burke
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Driving Miss Trudy
27 January 2016 | by wes-connorsSee all my reviews

Beautiful blonde criminal justice student Danielle Savre (as Trudy O'Donnell) thinks she's getting into a legitimate "NetCar" (as "Uber") after partying at a nightclub. As it turns out, the driver is a fake. He drugs and rapes his victims, after arriving in a black sedan that looks like a legitimate car. Most people just hop in the vehicle and give their address. Understandably traumatized, Ms. Savre has trouble warming up to attractively muscular Jackson Davis (as Donovan), who seems like an ideal catch. She's not interested in slightly chubby Kevin Cox (as Charles), a "NetCar" driver and fellow student. After learning how long it takes to investigate rape cases, Savre decides to take matters into her own hands. She gets a job as a driver for the same company, hoping to stalk, identify and nip the rapist...

Writer-director John Stimpson's "The Wrong Car" contains a valuable lesson: make sure you know your driver is authentic...

It's also an engaging and nicely produced story. Casting is perfect, right down to sleazy motel clerk Rhet Kidd (as Roger) and concerned detective Christina Elmore (as Jackson). There are some problems accepting various plot developments, however. While strained, we're going pardon Savre for putting roommate Francia Raisa (as Gretchen) in deadly danger. It's stupid, but we all do stupid things. The last shot (of alcohol) at the nightclub, before the endeavor, is dumb multiplied. But, the characters leaving the scene of a possible rape to go have coffee - and with a police investigator, no less - is the real deal breaker. No good "Lifetime TV Movie" cop or heroine would do such a thing. If the pretty blonde heroine can skip showering for three days, she can wait a few hours to help a drugged rape victim.

**** The Wrong Car (2016//01/16) John Stimpson ~ Danielle Savre, Jackson Davis, Kevin Cox, Francia Raisa


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