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"Badlands" meets the '90s in a road trip with the hitchhikers from hell. Early Grayce (Pitt) is your average slimeball who murders his landlord and hops a ride with his waifish girlfriend Adele (Lewis) from Kentucky to California with Brian (Duchovny), a yuppie writer interested in mass murderers, and his sultry photographer girlfriend Carrie (Forbes). Pitt and Lewis were still an item when they made this. Pitt reportedly wanted to play against type, and as pretty boy gone homicidal, he succeeds. Extremely violent and disturbing. Also available in an unrated version.

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Available on Running time 117 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Crime Drama, Road Trip, Psychotics/Sociopaths, Serial Killers, Trapped with a Killer!, Lovers on the Lam, Thumbs Up
Tim Metcalfe
Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, David Duchovny, Michelle Forbes, Sierra Pecheur, Lois Hall, Gregory Mars Martin
Bojan Bazelli
Dominic Sena
Carter Burwell
Steve Golin, Joni Sighvatsson, Aris McGarry, Kristine Schwarz, Mitch Sacharoff, Jim Kouf, Lynn Bigelow, Michael Kuhn, Kouf/Bigelow Productions, Propaganda Films, Gramercy Pictures, Polygram, Manifesto Film Sales

Visitor Reviews

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This movie is really interesting and keeps you interested in the plot. Brian Kessler is a journalist researching serial killers, and his photographer girlfriend, Carrie, set out on a cross-country tour of the sites of the killings. Sharing the ride and their expenses are Early Grayce, a paroled white trash criminal, and his girlfriend, Adele. As the trip progresses, Early begins to appear more and more unstable, and Brian and Carrie begin to fear that they may have a real-life killer in the back seat of their car.