The Hitch-Hiker

The Hitch-Hiker

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In Ida Lupino's nail-biting Film Noir classic, two men on a fishing trip pick up a psychopathic fugitive with an intense hatred of humanity in this relentlessly suspenseful thriller. Ray Collins (Edmund O'Brien) and Gilbert Bowen (Frank Lovejoy) are on their way to a relaxing weekend on the lake when they make the fateful mistake of giving a ride to Emmett Myers (William Tallman), a ruthless killer on the run from the cops.

Directed By: Ida Lupino
Written By: Robert L. Joseph, Ida Lupino, Collier Young
Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William Talman
Aspects: Film Noir, Drama, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Atmospheric, Road Movie, Classic, Black & White

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The Hitch-Hiker
  • The Hitch-Hiker 1953

    100% on Rotten Tomatoes
    TIFF Cinematheque
    AFI Fest

    In Ida Lupino's nail-biting Film Noir classic, two men on a fishing trip pick up a psychopathic fugitive with an intense hatred of humanity in this relentlessly suspenseful thriller. Ray Collins (Edmund O'Brien) and Gilbert Bowen (Frank Love...

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