A young man hitchhiking back home to visit his mother is picked up by a mysterious stranger. As the ride goes on, the young man uncovers a terrible secret about the stranger, and is given a choice by the stranger. A choice that can mean life or death.
The dead travel fast
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for violence, disturbing images, language, drug use and some nudity
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3 February 2005 (Portugal)
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Also Known As:
Stephen King's Riding the Bullet
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Opening Weekend USA: $101,107,
17 October 2004, Limited Release
Gross USA: $101,107, 17 October 2004
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The old red car with the white top is supposed to be a 1958 Plymouth Fury - the same make and model as Christine
(1983). See more
As Alan Parker is heading to Lewiston, ME, he is seen walking past a sign indicating the junction of US Routes 2 & 68. US Route 68 runs for 560 miles between Reidland, KY and Findlay, OH. The closest it comes to Lewiston is 714 miles. See more
My mom's a mother for peace.
Oh that's cool. Hey, were you in the service?
No. Student deferment. You?
Oh, fuck no man. They tried to drag my ass to Vietnam, but I ain't going down there man. I'm not going to go get killed, you know, I dig life. Give peace a chance, right?
FOR MOM, DAD, and CRAIG. See more
Edited into Shooting the Bullet
Pushin' Too Hard
Written by Sky Saxon
Performed by The Seeds
Courtesy of GNP Crescendo Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group See more