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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
August 2, 2014
A cosmic horror film drawn out of a psychological thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion
February 12, 2010
An uncanny frisson, plus a road of endless curves

TV Guide
August 30, 2009
Feature debuts don't come much better than director Robert Harmon and screenwriter Eric Red's sleek, dream-like thriller about a naïve college boy who crosses paths with devil in the flesh after taking a wrong turn on some lost highway.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
October 21, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
April 29, 2006
A partir de um conceito simples, o diretor cria tensão e transforma seu vilão (muito bem vivido por Hauer) em uma figura quase alegórica.
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic

Time Out
February 9, 2006
It's a highly competent sick-fright version of the evergreen chase formula.
Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com
October 10, 2005
Rutger Hauer is so menacing as the title fiend that you'll never pick up a hitchhiker. An absolutely relentless horror-thriller.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
John Venable
Supercala.com
June 28, 2005
This film is the reason Rutger Hauer is still a name that movie fans know.
| Original Score: 4/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
September 13, 2004
Pretty nifty little thriller that falters at the end.
| Original Score: 3/5
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
September 1, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Fred Topel
About.com
July 14, 2003
Effective '80s horror movie. A relentless villain and some horrific scenes.
| Original Score: 4/5
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
March 19, 2003
It's like a sadistic version of Duel, instead of a semi you get Hauer in all his creepy manic splendor.
| Original Score: 4/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
March 4, 2003
Fairly effective little thriller.
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner
January 17, 2003
A gruesome cult classic.
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
October 3, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
October 1, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
KJB
IGN Movies
August 8, 2002
Creepy, moody, implausible and impossible to take your eyes off of.
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeremiah Kipp
ToxicUniverse.com
January 27, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Shane Burridge
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Alternately nail-biting and exciting
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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
OK, all together now: NEVER pick up hitchhikers!
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
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