30 Best Movies Like The Hitcher ...
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1. The Hitcher (1986)
On a stormy night, young Jim, who transports a luxury car from Chicago to California to deliver it to its owner, feeling tired and sleepy, picks up a mysterious hitchhiker, who has appeared out of nowhere, thinking that a good conversation will help him not to fall asleep. He will have enough time to deeply regret such an unmeditated decision.
2. Duel (1971)
1h 30m Action Thriller TV Movie
Traveling businessman David Mann angers the driver of a rusty tanker while crossing the California desert. A simple trip turns deadly, as Mann struggles to stay on the road while the tanker plays cat and mouse with his life.
3. Joy Ride (2001)
Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
4. The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (2003)
A sadistic serial killer terrorizes a couple driving on a rural highway in Texas while killing numerous people and framing them for his killings.
5. The Hitcher (2007)
1h 24m Action Horror Crime Thriller
While driving through the New Mexico Desert during a rainy night, the college students Jim Halsey and his girlfriend Grace Andrews give a ride to the hitchhiker John Ryder. While in their car, the stranger proves to be a psychopath threatening the young couple with a knife, but Jim succeeds to throw him out of the car on the road. On the next morning, the young couple sees John in another car.
6. When a Stranger Calls (1979)
1h 37m Horror Thriller Drama Crime Mystery
A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
7. Night Drive (1977)
Carol Turner, a frazzled, airheaded mother of two, driving alone from Phoenix to Denver, where her son has been hospitalized, witnesses the shooting of a highway patrolman by a psychopath in a yellow Mustang. Now he is relentlessly pursuing her in order to eliminate the only witness.
8. Death Proof (2007)
Austin's hottest DJ, Jungle Julia, sets out into the night to unwind with her two friends Shanna and Arlene. Covertly tracking their moves is Stuntman Mike, a scarred rebel leering from behind the wheel of his muscle car, revving just feet away.
9. No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker (2008)
NTSC/Region 0. Double DVD release from the modern Progressive/Electronic duo. Disc One contains No-Man's complete Bush Hall live performance with 5.1 and stereo options. Disc Two features Returning, a 90 minute career-spanning documentary including previously unseen footage, photos and images, and in-depth interviews with every member of No-Man past and present including Tim Bowness, Steven Wilson, Ben Coleman and Chris Maitland. K-Scope.
10. The Hit List (2011)
A disgruntled man creates a hit list with a stranger during a drunken night out and must then race to try to save those he marked for extermination as the bodies begin to pile up and all fingers point to him.
11. Unhinged (2020)
A divorced mother honks impatiently at a deranged middle-aged stranger at a red light while running late on her way to work. His road rage escalates to horrifyingly psychotic proportions as he becomes single-mindedly determined to teach her a deadly lesson for provoking him.
12. Highwaymen (2004)
1h 20m Action Crime Thriller Horror
James Cray watched as his wife was killed by Fargo, a hit-and-run serial murderer. After severely injuring Fargo and going to prison for several years, James is now determined to avenge his wife's death. He drives across the country looking for Fargo's 1972 Cadillac Eldorado, which the now-disabled killer has turned into a rolling death trap. James' search is helped by a state traffic officer and a singer with her own agenda.
13. Blue Steel (1990)
1h 38m Thriller
Megan Turner, a female rookie cop, gets involved in an armed robbery that goes awry. A witness becomes obsessed with her.
14. The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
15. Nighthawks (1981)
An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
16. Cobra (1986)
A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
17. See No Evil (2006)
A group of delinquents are sent to clean the Blackwell Hotel. Little do they know reclusive psychopath Jacob Goodnight has holed away in the rotting hotel. When one of the teens is captured, those who remain -- a group that includes the cop who put a bullet in Goodnight's head four years ago -- band together to survive against the brutal killer.
18. Lost in Plainview (2005)
1h 31m Thriller
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19. Deadly Prey (1987)
1h 28m Action
A group of sadistic mercenaries led by Col. John Hogan kidnap Michael Danton from his home, and set him loose on the grounds of their secret camp to be used as training for new recruits. Danton has been called the "most perfect killer ever." Now, he'll have to prove it again. This prey has become DEADLY!
20. Near Dark (1987)
1h 35m Horror
A farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars.
21. Turbulence (1997)
On a flight transporting dangerous convicts, murderer Ryan Weaver manages to break free and cause complete chaos throughout the plane. As various people on board fall victim to Weaver, it is ultimately down to flight attendant Teri Halloran to keep the aircraft from crashing, with on-ground support from an air traffic controller. While Halloran struggles to pilot the plane, Weaver continues to terrorize the surviving members of the crew.
22. Hush (2008)
A young couple on a motorway journey are drawn into a game of cat and mouse with a truck driver when they see something disturbing in the back of his vehicle.
23. Southern Comfort (1981)
A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by stealing their canoes. Without live ammunition and in a strange country, their experience begins to mirror the Vietnam experience.
24. Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a seemingly unstoppable street gang.
25. Striking Distance (1993)
1h 42m Crime Action Mystery Thriller
Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted to water-way duty Tom, along with new partner Jo Christman, navigate the three rivers looking for clues and discovering bodies. This time the victims are women Tom knows, he must find the killer to prove his innocence.
26. Best Seller (1987)
1h 35m Action Crime Drama Thriller
Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and evidence, while strong forces use any means they can to keep the story untold.
27. Trespass (1992)
1h 41m Action
Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the turf of a local gang, who come by to execute one of their enemies. Vince sees the shooting, the gang spots Vince, and extended mayhem ensues. As Vince and Don try to escape, gang leader King James argues with his subordinate Savon about how to get rid of the trespassers.
28. Black Moon Rising (1986)
1h 40m Action
An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
29. Murphy's Law (1986)
1h 40m Action Mystery Thriller
A tough police detective escapes from custody after being framed and arrested for the murder of his ex-wife, and must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.
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