Feb 21, 1986 · Directed by Robert Harmon. With Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn. A young man who escapes the clutches of a murderous hitchhiker is subsequently stalked by the hitcher and framed for his crimes.
- Robert Harmon
Jan 19, 2007 · Directed by Dave Meyers. With Sean Bean, Sophia Bush, Zachary Knighton, Neal McDonough. A serial killer pins his crimes on two college students who gave him a ride.
- Dave Meyers
- 2 min
The Hitcher opened in 800 theaters on February 21, 1986, and made $2.1 million during its opening weekend, going on to gross $5.8 million in North America. Critical response. On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, The Hitcher holds a 61% approval rating based on 36 critic reviews, with an average rating of 5.77/10.
The Hitcher is a 2007 American road thriller film starring Sean Bean, Sophia Bush and Zachary Knighton. It is a remake of the 1986 film of the same name starring Rutger Hauer, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and C. Thomas Howell. The Hitcher was directed by Dave Meyers and produced by Michael Bay’s production company Platinum Dunes.
The Hitcher is one of my favourite films of all time. A young man makes the mistake of picking up a hitch-hiker. His mother told him never to do that and he should have listened to her. The Hitcher (played by Rutger Hauer) then proceeds to make his life a misery.
Grace Andrews and Jim Halsey, a collegiate couple, are tormented by a mysterious hitchhiker John Ryder, a.k.a. The Hitcher. The young couple hits the road in a 1970 Oldsmobile 442, en route to ...
- mystery and thriller, horror
Between 1982 and 1986, Rutger Hauer made his three greatest films: ‘Blade Runner’, ‘Ladyhawke’, and finally, ‘The Hitcher’, in which he plays John Ryder, a sinister phantom-like hitchhiker who gets picked up one rainy night by Jim Halsey (C. Thomas Howell).
Nov 30, 2016 · 'The Hitcher' is a taut, exquisitely surreal B-movie with a powerhouse performance from Hauer. At first, Hauer is bedraggled from the rain, sniffling with a cold and intentionally vague about his ...
- mystery and thriller
"The Hitcher" begins and ends with the same sound: a match being struck, flaring into flame. At the beginning of the film, the sound is made by the villain, a hitchhiker who is a mass murderer. At the end of the film, the sound is made by the hero, a young man whose life has been spared so that he can become the special victim of the hitchhiker.