A truck driver plays a cat-and-mouse game with a mysterious serial killer who uses a young female hitchhiker as bait to lure victims on a desolate Australian highway.

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 41m

Budget $1,750,000.00

Revenue $100,000.00

Homepage -

Release Information

  • November 19, 1981
    PG, Theatrical



Cast 18

  1. Stacy Keach

    Stacy Keach
    Patrick 'Pat' Quid

  2. Jamie Lee Curtis

    Jamie Lee Curtis
    Pamela 'Hitch' Rushworth

  3. ME

    Marion Edward
    Madeleine 'Frita' Day

  4. GP

    Grant Page
    Smith or Jones

  5. TS

    Thaddeus Smith
    Policeman 'Abbott'

  6. SM

    Steve Millichamp
    Policeman 'Costello'

  7. JM

    John Murphy
    Benny Balls

  8. BS

    Bill Stacey
    Captain Carefu

  9. RT

    Robert Thompson
    Sneezy Rider

  10. AL

    Angelica La Bozzetta
    Young Hitchhiker

  11. CV

    Colin Vancao
    Fred Frugal

  12. PH

    Paul Harris
    Frugal Son

  13. RH

    Rochelle Harris
    Frugal Daughter

  14. TB

    Tony Bishop
    Honeymoon Man

  15. AH

    Abbe Holmes
    Honeymoon Woman

  16. CA

    Carole-Ann Aylett
    Cleaning Lady

  17. AH

    Alan Hopgood

  18. ET

    Ed Turley
    Roadhouse Proprietor

Crew 15


  1. JD

    Jon Dowding
    Production Design

  2. JD

    Jon Dowding
    Art Direction

  3. JE

    Jill Eden
    Set Decoration


  1. VM

    Vincent Monton
    Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up

  1. AK

    Aphrodite Kondos
    Costume Design

  2. LH

    Lois Hohenfels
    Makeup Artist


  1. RF


  1. EM


  1. RF
  2. BS

    Bernard Schwartz
    Executive Producer

  3. BT

    Barbi Taylor


  1. BM

    Brian May
    Original Music Composer


  1. RF
  2. Everett De Roche

    Everett De Roche

  3. Everett De Roche

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