From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Road Games (1981, AUS) is a Thriller film directed by Richard Franklin.
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- Featured in: Trailer Trauma 3: 80s Horrorthon (BluRay) | Not Quite Hollywood | Ozploitation Trailer Explosion | Drive In Delirium: Maximum 80s Overdrive (BluRay)
- Included in: 20 Outrageous Ozploitation Classics
- Released in 1982 | Color
- Running Time: 101 min | Sweden:93 min
- Production Co: Essaness Pictures | Quest
- Distribution Co: AVCO Embassy Pictures (1981) (USA) (theatrical) | Magna-Filmi (1983) (Finland) (theatrical) | New World-Mutual (Canada) | Svensk Filmindustri (SF) (1982) (Sweden) (theatrical)
- Directed by Richard Franklin
- Written by Everett DeRoche
- Starring Stacy Keach, Jamie Lee Curtis, Marion Edward, Grant Page
- Produced by Richard Franklin, Bernard Schwartz, Barbi Taylor
- Original Music by Brian May
- Cinematography by Vincent Monton
- Film Editing by Edward McQueen-Mason
- A laid-back American truck driver in south Australia starts to suspect a man driving a green van of killing young women along his route, and proceeds to play a cat-and-mouse game in order to catch him red-handed.
Also Known As
- Déviation mortelle (France)
- Enigma na Estrada (Brazil)
- Kuolema kyydissä (Finland)
- Lift åt döden (Finland) (Swedish title)
- Lift med döden (Sweden)
- Truck Driver (Hungary)
- Truck Driver - Gejagt von einem Serienkiller (Germany)
- On the world's loneliest highway it's not a game - it's murder!
- The truck driver plays games. The hitchhiker plays games. And the killer is playing the deadliest game of all!