18 certificateThe Hitcher is a Film programme that first aired in 1986 and has been classified a 18 certificate.

The Hitcher is a 4 star programme

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The Hitcher (1986)

Directed by
Robert Harman

C. Thomas Howell plays an innocent young guy paid to drive a car across America who decides on a whim to pick up a hitch hiker. It's a mistake that could cost him his liberty, and even his life, as the psychopathic hitcher, who simply enjoys killing people, sets him up as the fall guy for his crimes, as well as pursuing him and a waitress with deadly purpose.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 110 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1986

4/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Image for Rutger HauerRutger Hauer...John Ryder
Image for C. Thomas HowellC. Thomas Howell...Jim Halsey
Image for Jennifer Jason-LeighJennifer Jason-Leigh...Nash Galveston
Image for Jeffrey DeMunnJeffrey DeMunn...Cap. Esteridge
John M. Jackson...Sgt. Starr
Billy Green Bush...Trooper Donner
Jack Thibeau...Trooper Prestone
Image for Armin ShimermanArmin Shimerman...Interrogation Sgt.
Gene Davis...Trooper Dodge
Jon Van Ness...Trooper Hapscomb
Henry Darrow...Trooper Hancock
Tony Epper...Trooper Conners
Tom Spratley...Proprietor
Colin Campbell...Construction Man