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A young man who escapes the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked by the hitcher and framed for his crimes.
Fox ultimately rejected the project over the budget and saw it as a "straight-out horror movie". David Madden also admitted that he would have "argued to soften the movie. There were some people at the studio who thought it was pretty gross". Ed Feldman and Charles Meeker optioned the... ...
You're gonna get yourself killed. And if you don't, you're gonna be in a whole lotta trouble.
Jim Halsey: I'm sorry, sir. It's something I gotta do.
Captain Esteridge: No, you don't know what you're doin'.
Jim Halsey: Yeah, I do.
When Jim enters the abandoned garage, birds fly in front of the camera for dramatic effect. Though the hole in the floor seems to be intentional, the person visible pushing the birds out from said hole was probably not.
$2,134,214 (USA) (23 February 1986)