... There is something which happens at the very beginning of Rest Stop before Jesse and Nicole begin their journey to Los Angeles, and although I can tally it up with the rest of the film up to a point, there was something about that opening which didnít lie comfortably or sensibly with the ... Read review
The story idea is good, but too similar to what has been done before, moderately entertaining
Too loud, too much darkness, horrible characters, badly put together
"...the couple drives into a rest stop area in a very remote and isolated part of the countryside. Nicole does what she has to do in the filthy bathroom, then on going back outside, discovers that Jesse has vanished, seemingly without a trace. Nicole is naturally worried, and hunts around to see if thereís anyone, like the caretaker of the rest stop, who can help. She senses somebody is around, but apart from hearing the ..."
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"...yes you guessed it, the rest stop and from there things go from bad to worse. Plagued by a psychotic truck driver this is one place you would not want to rest. Nicole goes to the bathroom and returns to find her boyfriend missing. Unbeknown to her he has been taken to an old school bus to be tortured beyond imagination, whilst she is stuck at the rest stop with the pyscho dropping in from time to time.
I think the characters were not given enough ..."
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On a road trip to Hollywood, runaway lovers Jess and Nicole decide to pull into a deserted rest stop. But they get more than microwave burritos when Jess vanishes and Nicole is left to face a terrifying psychopath with murder on his mind and a penchant for sharp pointy tools. Gore lovers rejoice!
Production Year: 2002 - Horror - Director: Danny Boyle - Original Language: English - Classification: 18 years and over - Starring: Marvin Campbell, Brendan Gleeson, Cillian Murphy, Megan Burns, Noah Huntley, Christopher Eccleston