R | | Horror
After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Evan Rachel Wood was considered for the role of the hitch hiker.
The film which you are about to see is an account of the tragedy which befell a group of 5 youths. It is all the more tragic in that they were young. But had they lived very, very long lives, they could not have expected, nor would they have wished ...
The young group is listening to "Sweet Home Alabama" by Lynyrd Skynyrd in the van at the beginning of the film. The film takes place between 18 and 20 August 1973. The song was not released until 1974, featured on the band's album, "Second Helping".
$28,094,014 (USA) (19 October 2003)
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