The Hitchhikers (1972)

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Maggie learns she's pregnant so she runs away from home. Before long she gets involved with some other girls on their own who have found a way of supporting themselves. She joins them in ... See full summary »

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30 May 2003 | ethylester
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| Here comes Benson...
All I remember about this movie is the annoying soundtrack. There's this really sleepy sounding hippie voice singing over a jam band or an acoustic guitar. He says, "Here comes Benson" over and over in a nasally lazy voice because the main character is Benson, who is running from the law. All the songs are actually made for the movie. To this day, it is the main thing I remember about it.

The other memorable part is the hippie commune in the desert and how dirty everyone was. People just did whatever Benson said. They robbed motorists who were nice enough to stop to offer them rides when the hippies would pretend to hitchhike. The characters were just plain mean, and the sick part was that they got away with it. No conscience on any of them. And that annoying song! It was like it was trying really hard to be free lovin' and hippie-like, but the characters were just too mean to be respected.

Left me with a bad taste in my mouth and a bad song in my head.

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Genres

Action | Drama

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Release Date:

13 July 1972

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

California, USA

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