Overview

Ray and Gilbert's fishing trip takes a terrifying turn when the hitchhiker they pick up turns out to be a sociopath on the run from the law. He's killed before, and he lets the two know that as soon as they're no longer useful, he'll kill again. The two friends plot an escape, but the hitchhiker's peculiar physical affliction, an eye that never closes even when he sleeps, makes it impossible for them to tell when they can make a break for it.

  1. Ida Lupino

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Robert L. Joseph

    Screenplay

  3. Collier Young

    Screenplay

  4. Daniel Mainwaring

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Edmond O'Brien

    Edmond O'Brien

    Roy Collins

  2. Frank Lovejoy

    Frank Lovejoy

    Gilbert Bowen

  3. William Talman

    William Talman

    Emmett Myers

  4. José Torvay

    Captain Alvarado

  5. Sam Hayes

    Sam Hayes

    Radio Broadcaster

Full Cast & Crew

The Hitch-Hiker
The Hitch-Hiker

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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 20, 1953
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • March 30, 1953
    Premiere

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 11m

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