Joy Ride

Synopsis: College student Lewis decides to drive across the country to see Venna, a friend who doesn't know that Lewis is interested in her romantically. Unfortunately for his plans, Lewis gets saddled with his raucous-spirited older brother, Fuller, whose on-the-road pranks get the brothers and Venna sucked into a nightmare when a psychotic truckdriver takes offense.
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Director(s): John Dahl
Production: 20th Century Fox
  3 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.6
Metacritic:
75
Rotten Tomatoes:
73%
R
Year:
2001
97 min
$21,254,983
Website
163 Views

-You're fucking her?

What question is more legit than that?

Look, we're just friends, okay?

Okay, you're not fucking her.

But you want to.

-You don't know what you're talking about.

-I don't?

All right, here's how it is.

She's always dated guys

from the right side of the burbs.

You get your scholarship to Berkeley.

She's off to the University of Colorado.

You don't understand.

You guys have been talking

on the phone a lot.

She realizes you have

the warm fuzzies for each other.

You're not letting on, even though

you scrambled and bought this car...

...just to pick her up. You're still playing

the neutered boyfriend...

...who's always there for her

because you're nice.

So, you're still good?

Do you need me to drive?

No more bullshit small talk about me,

my relationships, or my car.

Okay.

I swear,

I'm barely slowing the car in Denver.

I'll give him a seven-mile-an-hour

chance to jump and roll.

You did your mom a big favor

and she's happy now.

This time tomorrow,

you'll be here with me...

...and you'll have a new level of stress.

Well, I'm going to get going.

I guess I'll see you tomorrow.

Okay, I'll see you tomorrow.

'Bye.

Downsizing?

The gas company just...

...lets a talented man like you go?

Just like that?

That sucks, man. But this job kicks ass.

You got your trailer. You're working kind

of outside. You got a view.

-What is this?

-CB radio. Olive branch.

-Check it out.

-You put a hole in my car.

I talked him down to $40.

Breaker 1-9, breaker 1-9.

We need a westbound, come on.

You got Black Sheep here

riding front door with...

...Mama's Boy.

We're on l-80, east.

Just wondering if you could see...

...any bears from your rocking chair.

You got a 40-mile clear shot,

except for James Town.

You got yourself a Kojak

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Clay Tarver

Clay Tarver (born November 8, 1965 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American guitarist and writer. He is the co-showrunner and an executive producer of Silicon Valley. more…

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