Vanishing Point (1971)
Tighten your seat belt. You never had a trip like this before.|The ultimate car chase movie!
|Thrills, spills...and a handful of pills. It all adds up to one of the most spectacular car chases in motion picture history! Barry Newman stars as Kowalski, the last American hero, who sets out to prove that he can drive from Denver to San Francisco in just fifteen hours. Along the way, he meets an old prospector (Dean Jagger), a snake worshipped, a nude woman on a motorcycle, and a blind D.J. (Cleavon Little) who "sees" danger ahead in this super-charged, action-packed adventure!|
Editor's NoteAn ex-racecar driver gets high on Benzedrine and leads the police on a hectic chase.
Vanishing Point - DVD Review
By: Jason Morgan filmcritic.com DVD Reviews
Published on: 2/13/2009 5:25 PM
|Crashing through American culture, the cinematic super-charged, white-lightning Vanishing Point presses ever onward -- solidifying its legacy as one of the greatest car chase movies to ever be capture on celluloid. While hell-on-wheels anti-hero barrels through police blockades, the film takes a more subtle approach when spinning its social commentary on early-'70s America. Fast cars, cliche cops, and naked chicks veil Vanishing Point's attack on American censorship, conformity, and racism -- cruising toward the moment when American liberties disappear into the horizon. Kowalski (Barry Newman) is a pill-popping speed-freak who runs cars from Colorado to California for a delivery service....read the full review|
Cast & Crew
|Guillermo Cain - Screenplay|
|John A. Alonzo - Cinematographer|
|Norman Spencer - Producer|
|Richard C. Sarafian - Director|
|Stefan Arnsten - Editor|