Girls on the Road

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Girls on the Road (1973, USA/Canada) is a Road Thriller film directed by Thomas J. Schmidt.


Main Details

  • Released in 1973
  • Color
  • Running Time: 80 min | UK:76 min | Australia:75 min
  • Production Co: Fanfare Corporation
  • Distribution Co: Astral Films (Canada) | Fanfare Films (USA)
  • Directed by Thomas J. Schmidt
  • Written by Larry Bischof, Gloria Goldsmith, David M. Kaufman, Michel Levesque
  • Starring Dianne Hull, Michael Ontkean, Kathleen Cody, Ralph Waite, John McMurtry, Pamela Serpe, Richard Grayling
  • Produced by Thomas J. Schmidt, Joe Solomon
  • Original Music by Tom McIntosh
  • Cinematography by David M. Walsh
  • Film Editing by Jim Baulas


  • Two Beautiful Girls, Alone On Their First Vacation ...
  • Free, happy and beautiful... until Death rode as their companion!
  • Looking for men...Looking for trouble...and finding both!


Two wild teenage girls, Debbie (Kathleen Cody) and Karen (Dianne Hull) hit the road for some freedom, boys, and unexpected danger in this 1973 drive-in classic! The girls pick up a handsome Vietnam veteran (Michael Ontkean) who is still troubled from his time at war, but is trying his best to fit in. They all end up at a hippie encounter session run by John (Ralph Waite) in a peaceful village by the ocean. It's all fun and games until the girls discover that a serial killer is murdering girls.

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