From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
The Hitcher (1986, USA) is a Thriller film directed by Robert Harmon.
- Released in 1986
- Running Time: 97 min
- Aspect Ratio: (2.35:1)
- Production Co: HBO Pictures | Silver Screen Partners (in association with)
- Distribution Co: TriStar Pictures (USA) | Shochiku-Fuji Company (Japan) | Tohokushinsha Film (Japan) | Cannon (France) | Sandrew Film & Teater (Sweden)
- Directed by Robert Harmon
- Written by Eric Red
- Starring C. Thomas Howell, Rutger Hauer, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn, and John M. Jackson
- Produced by David Bombyk and Kip Ohman
- Original Music by Mark Isham
- Cinematography by John Seale
- Film Editing by Frank J. Urioste
- The terror starts the moment he stops.
- Never Pick Up A Stranger.
- Whatever you do, don't stop for The Hitcher
- The terror starts when he stops!
- He came from hell. Don't ask him where he wants to go.
- Out on the desert highway, the rule of thumb has a different meaning...