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Detour to Terror (1980)

A homicidal dune-buggy trio terrorizes a busload of Las Vegas bound tourists with the intent to kidnap one of them.

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Michael O'Herlihy

Writers:

Sydney A. Glass (teleplay), Mark Rodgers (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
O.J. Simpson ... Lee Hayes
Randall Carver ... Neil
Anne Francis ... Sheila
Rick Hill ... Kurt (as Richard Hill)
Kathryn Holcomb Kathryn Holcomb ... Alicia
Arte Johnson ... Harry Edwards
Lorenzo Lamas ... Jamie
Gerald S. O'Loughlin ... Martin Brain
Gloria Lynn Deyer Gloria Lynn Deyer ... Irene Martin
Pat Keating Pat Keating ... Joyce Landry
Chris Noel ... Peggy Cameron (as Chris Noel Hanks)
Phil Mead Phil Mead ... Finch
Pat Ripley Pat Ripley ... Lenore
Thomas Rosales Jr. ... Larry (as Thomas Rosales)
Paula Victor Paula Victor ... Sarah
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Storyline

A homicidal dune-buggy trio terrorizes a busload of Las Vegas bound tourists with the intent to kidnap one of them.

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Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 February 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Desviación al terror See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

One of the passengers buys a shirt that says "Sock it to me!", a line from Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967) that also starred Arte Johnson. See more »

Goofs

Obvious (white) stunt driver when the bus first rides into the desert. See more »

Quotes

Lee: You got involved with a man with a hole in his middle
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Hostages on a Bus are taken off to another location by thieves
9 July 2003 | by TeeeeeekSee all my reviews

People expect too dorn much from a movie now days. You have to remember that this was the Seventies when Cars went mad, dogs went wild, wild animals were on the loose, Towering Infernos were burning, Earthquakes were taking place on the screen, Ants were Gigantic, spiders were multiplying, and everything else rampaged, so this movie was not really badly scripted. You really could not expect too much script for a movie like this that was not on the big screen at all. The thieves ended up captured, but it was sort of suspenseful at times. You have to remember that there was not all the hightech stuff that they have in the cinema of today. I think this movie was a really good movie. come on people, you have to enjoy some cheezy stuff in life sometimes. remember the cheezy clothes you wore back in the 70's, gottcha......


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