The Hitcher


A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped.

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  1. Robert Harmon


  2. Eric Red


Top Billed Cast

  1. C. Thomas Howell

    C. Thomas Howell

    Jim Halsey

  2. Rutger Hauer

    Rutger Hauer

    John Ryder

  3. Jennifer Jason Leigh

    Jennifer Jason Leigh


  4. Jeffrey DeMunn

    Jeffrey DeMunn

    Captain Esteridge

  5. John M. Jackson

    John M. Jackson

    Sergeant Starr

  6. Billy Green Bush

    Billy Green Bush

    Trooper Donner

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget -

Revenue $5,844,868.00

Homepage -

Release Information

  • February 21, 1986
    R, Theatrical



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