Vanishing Point (1997)
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A Desert Storm veteran with a 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger and a need for speed incurs the wrath of authorities when he makes a cross-country dash to be by the side of his ailing, pregnant wife in this remake of director Richard Sarafian's 1971 cult classic. Jimmy Kowolski (Viggo Mortensen) is a troubled man and devoted husband, and when his pregnant wife is suddenly hospitalized with labor problems the ex-race car driver punches the gas without hesitation. With vengeful state trooper Sgt. Preston (Steve Railsback) and the entire FBI riding his back bumper, Jimmy's only ally is fearless radio DJ The Voice (Jason Priestley) whose outspoken support finds the desperate driver becoming a national folk hero. As Jimmy races ever-faster toward an impenetrable police roadblock with the single-minded goal of being there for his wife in her moment of need, the law closes in for one final showdown on the open highway. … More
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as Warren Taftley
as James Kowalski
as Raphinia Kowalski
as Sgt. Chuck Preston
as Edward Sunsinger
as The Voice
as Motorcycle girl
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This movie was so much better than I thought it was going to be. I thought it was just going to be some guy driving around in this car, but it's so much more.
early viggo mortensen work. also stars jason priestley with a bad ass pimp mustache. you may want to see it just for that.
Vanishing Point Quotes
|Jimmy Kowalski:||I guess I don't trust things that don't come with a repair manuel.|
|The Voice:||I've been waiting for you for a long time. Oh, how I've waited for you.|
|Jimmy Kowalski:||Yeah? Since when? Where?|
|The Voice:||Oh, everywhere. Everywhere and since forever. Patiently. Patiently. That's the only way to wait for somebody.|
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