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Detour

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Detour (Film)

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Jeff Fahey, Gary Busey, Michael Madsen
director:
Joey Travolta
genre:
Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a C-

Wait a sec, lemme check the map. Okay, yeah, see, look here: You were aimin’ for Big Hit Boulevard, right? Okay. And what you did was, pay attention now, you took a wrong turn along about here onto Direct-to-Video Crapola Alley. So, hell, it’s no wonder you wound up in a generic heist-gone-wrong flick like Detour; that’s basically all they grow around these parts.
Reel Goodies (0:11) Fahey demonstrates the screenplay’s linguistic virtuosity by yelling ”F— you!” three times in rapid succession.
The Last Detail This was directed by John Travolta’s brother Joey, who appears on The WB’s ”Movie Stars” with Sylvester Stallone’s brother Frank.

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