R | | Action, Mystery, Thriller
Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
In one scene, a seemingly maniacal ICE truck pulls up to a gas station that the brothers have pulled up to. In Duel (1971) (released the same year as the car they were driving; a 1971 Chrysler Newport), a likewise maniacal truck pulls up to our hero (David Mann) and a small billboard for ICE is visible in the background.
I've got a plan.
Venna: What's your plan?
Lewis Thomas: Let's never go back there again.
Venna: Oh, I can't wait to never go back there.
When Rusty Nail rams the car against the tree, the driver's side window shatters, leaving only a jagged piece of glass. Later in the scene, the window is restored (yet cracked), then disappears again.
The DVD and Blu-Ray include four alternate endings, all of which were taken from few workprints of the film, which is why they're not shown in greatest quality. Three of the alternate endings are just alternate versions of the re-shot ending used in final film. However, in all three, the two brothers physically fight Rusty Nail behind the hotel rather than Rusty Nail getting in his truck and plowing it into the hotel. In all three endings the following occurs:
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