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Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008)

Unrated | | Crime, Horror, Romance | Video 7 October 2008
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After their car breaks down in the desert, four friends try to find their way back to civilization while trying to escape Rusty Nail's bloody wrath.

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Louis Morneau
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicki Aycox ... Melissa
Nick Zano ... Bobby
Laura Jordan ... Kayla
Kyle Schmid ... Nik
Mark Gibbon ... Rusty Nail
Krystal Vrba Krystal Vrba ... Lot Lizard
Kathryn Kirkpatrick ... Big Wheels Waitress
Rob Carpenter ... Trucker #1
Gordon Tipple ... Trucker #2
Rebecca Davis ... Woman Stuck in Snow
Daniel Boileau ... Bald Trucker
Lyle St. Goddard Lyle St. Goddard ... Goofy Looking Truck Driver
Mackenzie Gray ... Bartender
Sean Tyson ... Drunk Trucker #1
Chris Kalhoon ... Drunk Trucker #2
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Storyline

While driving to Las Vegas for the bachelor party of her sister Melissa and her fiancé Bobby, Kayla stops the car in the gas station to meet her date, Nik, a guy she met on the internet. Nik convinces her to take a secondary road under the protest of Bobby but the car breaks down. They find a house in the middle of nowhere and decide to take the car parked in the house's garage to the next city, and return with a rented car to pay for the damages provoked by Nik; Melissa leaves her cell number. However, they discover that the owner of the place is the sadistic truck driver Rusty Nail and they have to pay a high price for what they did. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Joy Ride: End of the Road See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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DTS | Dolby Digital

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Color | Color (Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Rusty Nails truck was a Peterbilt 359,at the end he drives a 379 Model. See more »

Goofs

During the torture scene right after Bobby is branded by Rustynail, his shirt goes from having a burn hole in it to no burn hole. See more »

Quotes

Rusty Nail: [last lines]
Rusty Nail: [1:26:59] Get in, y'catch your death out there... hahahahaha...
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Follows Joy Ride (2001) See more »

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Tumbling Dice
13 July 2011 | by pantagruellaSee all my reviews

Cheese is a matter of taste. Some people like strong Cheddar. You can even get seriously strong Cheddar. It's the same with skiing. Extreme skiing is not for everyone.

Extreme horror is not for me. I think many enthusiasts would regard this as being mild horror. Oh well, it's strong enough for me. Not really up my street. I prefer monsters and the supernatural, but this film is well-produced, well-acted and delivers the good.

The usual tradition with teen slasher films is that the teens are not very nice from the first and we perversely do not wish them well. Here, for a change, three of the people involved are eminently decent. There is an annoying character but he is the agent of the action. Fair play to him, he acted well through several different emotional situations.

The villain is appropriately sadistic. A kind of Johnny Cash, I would say, and everything Johnny Cash represents in my limited world view.

Production values good. A limited play set but the pieces are handled well.

Oh, the scene where the irritating Facebook guy doesn't want to do something is very good. That's where he's arguing that he doesn't want to buy something. I've been in that situation and the Joy Ride version is very true to life.


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