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Joy Ride is a 2001 thriller film directed by John Dahl and starring Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski and Steve Zahn. It was written by Clay Tarver and J.J. Abrams. In Australia and the UK it was marketed as Roadkill. Jump to: navigation, search 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Thriller films are movies that primarily use action and suspense to engage the audience. ... John Dahl is a film director and screenwriter. ... Paul William Walker IV (born September 12, 1973) is an American actor. ... Liliane Rudabet Gloria Elsveta Sobieski (born June 10, 1982 in New York City), better known as Leelee (or LeeLee) Sobieski, is an American actress. ... Jump to: navigation, search Steve Zahn (born November 13, 1968) is an American comedic actor who has appeared in more than 30 films. ... Jeffrey J. Abrams (usually credited as Jeffrey Abrams or J.J. Abrams) (born June 27, 1966) is an American film and television producer, writer, actor, composer and director. ...

The film concerns a young college student driving across the country to pick up his high school sweetheart. Unfortunately, after picking up his raucous-spirited older brother along the way, they soon get on the bad side of a psychotic truck driver, who hunts them down in similiar vein to the film Duel. Jump to: navigation, search Duel DVd cover Duel is a 1971 television movie directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Richard Matheson, starring Dennis Weaver and a Peterbilt 351 tanker truck. ...

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Joy Ride (Swiss film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (898 words)
„Joy Ride“, which claimed for a very realistic and nearly documentary style, actually deals with a crime that really happened in the Canton of Zürich, Switzerland 1992, the strangling homicide of a 19-year-old female on a car’s passenger’s seat by members of her clique, that wanted to get rid of her.
In „Joy Ride“, the motion picture and sound were separated and the music imported onto the cut.
„Joy Ride“ is based on a true story (The magazine „Beobachter“ retrospectively dedicated a reportage to the case, and one doer in particular (edition 6/02).
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