• Detour (2017)

Detour

Release Date: January 20th, 2017

DVD Release Date: April 25th, 2017

R |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

Harper (Tye Sheridan), a seemingly naive law student, obsesses over the idea that his shifty stepfather (Stephen Moyer) was involved in the devastating car crash that left his mother hospitalized and comatose. While drowning his suspicions in whiskey, he suddenly finds himself engrossed in a conversation with a volatile grifter (Emory Cohen) and his stripper companion (Bel Powley). As daylight breaks, Harper soon realizes that he's in over his head with this violent duo.

Cast: Tye Sheridan, Bel Powley, Emory Cohen, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Jared Abrahamson, John Lynch, Stephen Moyer

Director: Christopher Smith

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Newscope Films, Dan Films, Metrol Technology, Head Gear Films

Keywords: Suspenseful , Fall , Mystery , House , Hospital , Engaging , Car , Mother , Revenge , Escape

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Ed GonzalezSlant Magazine

    The effect of the film becomes not unlike watching a puzzle solve itself without demanding either the audience’s emotional or intellectual investment. show more

  • 25
    Glenn KennyRogerEbert.com

    Remarkably pointless movie. show more

  • 50
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Christopher Smith’s self-consciously stylish genre homage finally feels like a baby film noir, playacting without the requisite bone-deep dread. show more

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