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Your weekend may never be the same.
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A family on vacation stops at a roadside restaurant where a gang of criminals are holding the employees hostage... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Dennis Ely ... Gil

Henry G. Sanders ... Johnny (as Henry Sanders)

Gyl Roland ... Patty
Douglas Alexander ... Ed
David Wagner ... Joey
Alyson Croft ... Shari

Directed by
Donald M. Jones 
 
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James C. Lane 

Produced by
James C. Lane .... producer
 
Original Music by
Stefan Hawk 
 
Film Editing by
Donald M. Jones  (as Don W. Jones)
 
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Steven Hull .... post-production coordinator
 

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105 min
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3 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
You're the hostage, 9 March 2000
Author: -88 from Wichita, KS

I'M GOING TO DISCUSS THE "SURPRISE" ENDING, so sign off now if you really intend to see this.

I picked this loser up in the horror section of a local grocery store, so when the characters began to pointedly mention that they were awaiting the arrival of a criminal gangleader, I naturally assumed that something supernatural was going to put in a cameo toward the end. Wrong: the twist ending to this tiresome hostage melodrama is that the bad guys are fronted by -- are you ready for this? -- a woman! Too tedious to be any fun in even a B-movie way; since movies this bad usually depend on naked women or monsters to recoup their modest budgets, it makes you suspect that the director thought he was actually doing something. Wrong again. 2/10

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