Zahn is hilarious as always. Rusty Nail demands an apology, but Fuller insults him instead. Unfortunately for his plans, Lewis gets saddled with his raucous-spirited older brother, Fuller, whose on-the-road pranks get the brothers and Venna sucked into a nightmare when a psychotic truckdriver takes offense. In order to list similar movies to Joy Ride we've considered a large range of factors including movie genre, storyline and starring actors. However, he orders them to leave the state by sundown.
For example, in one scene, a seemingly maniacal ice truck pulls up to a gas station that the brothers have pulled up to. Unfortunately for his plans, Lewis gets saddled with his raucous-spirited older brother, Fuller, whose on-the-road pranks get the brothers and Venna sucked into a nightmare when a psychotic truckdriver takes offense. Lewis talks to him and reveals that he is Candy Cane. When Rusty Nail arrives at the man's room, an argument and sounds of a scuffle are briefly heard. Otherwise Joyride is an entertaining movie, especially if you're in a mood just for a simple movie. Fuller coaxes Lewis into playing a prank on a truck driver nicknamed 'Rusty Nail' voiced by uncredited. The real Rusty Nail then shows up in his truck and crushes the ice truck and its driver.
This genre is overbloated nowadays but this one never got so out of hand that it was absured. It starts off rather slow. But in the second half, it gets more interesting. Lewis goes to sleep, but Rusty Nail calls him, revealing he knows of Venna. This movie seemed to fly under everyone's radar back when it came out. Believing themselves safe, the brothers arrive at the University of Colorado and pick up Venna. The main one featured Rusty Nail's shotgun suicide and numerous bodies are found by the police in his trailer.
Rusty Nail sets up a meeting at another motel in room 17, mirroring the false date with which he was pranked. Not great, but definitely worth the money to see it. Zahn is the Joker to Walker's Jack--both prone to outlandish behavior because it's just a part of their brotherly bond. A couple of guys, bored during a long car ride, play a prank on a trucker. Similar to Duel, Rusty stalks the brothers and their friend throughout the movie trying to exact his revenge.
Pay-Per-View videos will become available to watch once the event starts, will be available for replay for 24 hours following the event, and are not available for download. One featured Rusty Nail being arrested, another being beaten in a fight with both Thomas brothers, another wherein he is blown up in his truck, and another saw Rusty Nail run over with his own truck. After refunding his plane ticket to buy a 1971 , Lewis calls his parents to announce the change of plan and learns that his older brother Fuller , the family's black sheep, has been arrested once again. Critics also liked Zahn's performance as the goofball older brother. Things quickly go downhill from there as the trucker somehow learns exactly who they are and what car their in based solely on the fact the brothers admit it was a prank to him. The two hysterically apologize, and Rusty Nail drives away, declaring his actions to be simply a retaliatory joke. This may explain why Venna appears to be romantically interested in both of them.
Lewis pretends to be a woman named Candy Cane and sets up a meeting with Rusty Nail in the motel where Lewis and Fuller will be spending the night. Paul Walker was never a strong actor, but he was always likeable on screen and I am sad that he is gone. Paul Walker stars as Lewis Thomas, a college freshman embarking on a cross-country road trip during summer break to pick up his girlfriend Venna Leelee Sobieski. Rusty Nail contacts them, announcing that he has kidnapped Charlotte, Venna's friend. They stop at a motel and drink at a bar.
He directs them to a cornfield, where he gets them to split up, and kidnaps Venna. This is an expertly made thriller that deserves a much bigger audience. Think of films like Thelma and Louise, Terrence Malick's Badlands, National Lampoon's Vacation, Vanishing Point, and even Trains, Planes, and Automobiles. . They find a house in the middle of nowhere and decide to take the car parked in the house's garage to the next city, and return with a rented car to pay for the damages provoked by Nik; Melissa leaves her cell number. You can Watch Now or Download the video to a , except for Pay-Per-View videos.
While the story became rather convoluted near the end, Rusty Nail's voice and detached presence brought some actual fear to the heart of the viewer. In the alternate ending where Rusty Nail's truck explodes, you can see a water tower behind the truck as it burns. Lewis, a University of California student, offers to come by Venna's campus she attends University of Colorado to drive her home instead of both of them flying back; Venna happily agrees. Even when the film cuts to the big rig that he's driving we never see him through the windows. Nik convinces her to take a secondary road under the protest of Bobby but the car breaks down.
The character appears in the movie for a total of maybe three minutes and two scenes and the movie wouldn't have missed much without her as a plotpoint as far as I'm concerned. Format Prime Video streaming online video Devices Available to watch on John Dahl is one extremely underrated director. Fuller attempts to get in the room by a window, but is injured by Rusty Nail and stuck outside the room. So the viewer is left imagining what this guy looks like. But the jokes end when a prank backfires and they find themselves stalked by a vengeful trucker who won't give up his relentless chase until somebody pays with their life. I find myself revisiting this movie every couple years, and I always enjoy it.