Jack Hammond is sentenced to life in prison, but manages to escape. To get away from the police he takes a girl as hostage and drives off in her car…
Release Year: 1994
Rating: 5.5/10 (9,681 voted)
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson, Henry Rollins
Jack Hammond is sentenced to life in prison, but manages to escape. To get away from the police he takes a girl as hostage and drives off in her car. The girl happens to be the only daughter of one of the richest men in the state. In a while the car chase is being broadcast live on every TV-channel, covering the event from helicopters, the backseat of a police car, the pavement of the highway etc.
Jackson Davis Hammond
(as Joe Sagal)
(as Alex Allen Morris)
(as Bree Walker Lampley)
Getting there is twice the fun.
Release Date: 4 March 1994
Filming Locations: Hardy Toll Road, Houston, Texas, USA
Did You Know?
During the conversation between Hammond and Natalie about how no one has ever stood up against her father, the steering wheel turned to the left, however the car is obviously driving straight forward.
There's no rule that says that when you're kidnapping, you can't be cordial and nice.
A parody, not meant to be taken seriously, you poor "critics"!
Of course it's cheesy, it's supposed to be! It's parody, not an
"action" flick! If you expected a Steven Seagal movie, you should have
Those of us who appreciate the nature of satire and parody can find
everywhere in this movie! Any one who has lived in California has seen
several elements of this chase on their own televisions, LIVE!
The names of the characters are great, (Cary Elwes as Steve
Ron Jeremy as a camera man, Bree Walker, an L.A. anchorwoman, playing an
anchorwoman, and Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers playing a redneck moron
named Will) and their roles are exaggerated, as they should be in a
If you just don't get it, don't waste your time watching it! And
stop crying about it. Lighten up!