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Release Date: January 19th, 2007

DVD Release Date: May 1st, 2007

R|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Grace (Sophia Bush) and Jim (Zachary Knighton) are a pair of college students on their way to spring break in a 1970 Oldsmobile. Blissfully unaware of the horror that awaits them, they offer a ride to hitchhiker John Ryder (Sean Bean), a killer who subsequently terrorizes the couple and implicates them in a grisly slaying.

Cast: Sean Bean, Sophia Bush, Zachary Knighton, Neal McDonough, Lauren Cohn, Skip O'Brien, Travis Schuldt, Damon Carney

Director: Dave Meyers

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Platinum Dunes, Intrepid Pictures

Distributors: Focus Features, Rogue Pictures

Keywords: Police officer, Girlfriend, Pursuit, Escape, Suspenseful, Car, Police station, 2000s

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  • While the 1986 edition was no classic, it's light years better than this update, which naturally opened without being screened for those ultimate villains, the critics. show more

  • The Hitcher is the Jessica Simpson of psycho killer flicks - cheerfully in touch with its own brainlessness. show more

  • The Hitcher's main problem is that many of the title character's dirty deeds are done off-camera. Instead of seeing Ryder trap his victims before he kills them, the audience is treated to plenty of butchered corpses that seem to magically appear after Ryder leaves a room. show more

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