A tagline for the film is “The most bizarre murder weapon ever used!” This makes me think of the Tarantino film ‘Death Proof‘. I wonder if this movie might have been his inspiration.
We don’t know exactly why he is being attacked, or who is even doing it. The tension keeps building and building. The tension winds up and is released in a great ending which was ripped off in “Joy Ride“.
The main character is actually very interesting. He is a deeper character than was needed, and this is certainly appreciated. There is a whole sub plot regarding the main character and his wife who is back at the home with his children.
This sub plot is unnecessary, but adds an extra level to the character. Dennis Weaver does great, really a very good performance. The character is very interesting and has a great narration throughout the film.
Of course the movie contains a great deal of driving, and this is before everything was done with CG. I always prefer real cars, and real stunts over CG. All the car work is very well done. A classic 70’s car movie like “Gone in 60 seconds“, or “Dirty Larry Crazy Mary”.
This if more of a thriller than an action movie. As a thriller it is great. I really suggest checking it out if you are able to find it.
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