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R| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
Ever since his father passed away, art student Alan Parker (Jonathan Jackson) has been hypnotized by thoughts of death. After his girlfriend, Jessica (Erika Christensen), breaks up with him, Alan attempts suicide but is rescued by his friends. The next day, he learns that his mother (Barbara Hershey) has just had a serious stroke, and he sets out to hitchhike to her hospital. Along the way, he meets a series of strange people, including sinister George Staub (David Arquette), who may be Satan.

Cast: Jonathan Jackson , David Arquette , Cliff Robertson , Barbara Hershey , Erika Christensen , Barry W. Levy , Matt Frewer , Chris Gauthier

Director: Mick Garris

Genres: Horror

Distributor: Innovation Film Group

Stephen King's Riding the Bullet (2004)

Release Date: October 15th, 2004|1 hr. 38 min.

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  • 40
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    Both the anticipation factor and writer-director Mick Garris' slick adaptation fail to live up to the old hype. show more

  • 60
    Film Threat

    Garris wrote the screenplay himself and adds one significant improvement over the original short: changing the date of the story from 2001 to 1969. show more

  • 40
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The "Bullet" is an amusement-park roller coaster, and the title is a ham-fisted metaphor for facing your fears. show more

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