Joy Ride

BBB.5

(out of 5)


Terrifying thriller by John Dahl (The Last Seduction) about two brothers (, ) who step in to a terror trap when they play a practical joke on a CB radio and end up being chased across the country by a mad man. Along the way they pick up Walker’s friend-hopefully-someday-girlfriend (an overacting ), who becomes yet another target for the obsessed psycho who insists on making the boys apologize for their insulting prank. The camerawork is divinely gritty, and the perfect performance by  elevates the film’s status to repeat-viewing level. You’ll bite your fingers down to the bone before it’s over!


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USA, 2001

Directed by

Screenplay by ,

Cinematography by

Produced by J.J. Abrams,

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by , , ,

Toronto International Film Festival 2001

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