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The Wrong Car (2016)

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A woman who was raped by a NetCar driver takes a job with the company to exact her revenge on her attacker after she becomes frustrated with the slow pace of the criminal Justice system.

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John Stimpson

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Cast

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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Production Co:

Moody Independent See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Goofs

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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The Wrong Car: Very likely the best Lifetime movie going
12 March 2018 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

I'm not the demographic for Lifetime original movies, primarily because I'm male and you know how Lifetime movies play out.

To quote Family guy

Announcer: This Tuesday on Lifetime: Valerie Bertinelli stars in a Lifetime Original Movie. Valerie: Y'know, Doctor, you said you were going to cure my cancer, but all you did was rape me! I'm starting to think I don't have cancer at all. Doctor: Well, you're right. About the rape part. But I'm sorry, you still do have cancer. Valerie: *bursts into tears* Announcer: Valerie Bertinelli in: Men Are Terrible And Will Hurt You Because This Is Lifetime.

Every Lifetime movie is pretty damn misandric. Within moments of the movie starting and with no clues as to what the plot was I assumed rape and that is exactly what the film revolves around.

However despite all this The Wrong Car is a remarkably well made little film which though fairly predictable actually manages to entertain and build to a really quite good finale.

If you don't like Lifetime originals this is still probably not for you and as man it's very easy to be quite offended by these films but for what it is this is fairly good.

The Good:

Oddly good around round

Great finale

The Bad:

Misandric

Things I Learnt From This Movie:

One day a Lifetime movie will surprise me and it won't be about rape or an abusive partner and every guy in the movie won't be a bad guy. Alas that day is not today


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