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Summary A young man who escapes the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked by the hitcher and framed for his crimes.

Directed By: Robert Harmon

Written By: Eric Red

The Hitcher

Metascore Generally Unfavorable Based on 13 Critic Reviews
32
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 21 User Ratings
7.4
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Summary A young man who escapes the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked by the hitcher and framed for his crimes.

Directed By: Robert Harmon

Written By: Eric Red

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Metascore
Generally Unfavorable Based on 13 Critic Reviews
32
46% Positive
6 Reviews
8% Mixed
1 Review
46% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Unfavorable Based on 13 Critic Reviews
32
46% Positive
6 Reviews
8% Mixed
1 Review
46% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 21 User Ratings
7.4
71% Positive
15 Ratings
14% Mixed
3 Ratings
14% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 21 User Ratings
7.4
71% Positive
15 Ratings
14% Mixed
3 Ratings
14% Negative
3 Ratings

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Production Company HBO Pictures, Silver Screen Partners
Release Date Feb 21, 1986
Duration 1 h 37 m
Rating R
Tagline The terror starts the moment he stops.
Cognac Festival du Film Policier
• 3 Wins & 3 Nominations
Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA
1 Nomination