In the creepy remake of the '80s cult horror fave, Sean Bean is the titular traveler, picked up on a lonely road by an unsuspecting couple (Sophia Bush and Zachary Knighton). Tossed from the car after pulling a knife, Bean embarks on a killing spreeand makes it appear as though Bush and Knighton are actually the murderers. Neal McDonough also stars. 84 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish; featurettes; deleted scenes; alternate ending.
Twenty-something couple Grace and Jim embark on a road trip across the American Southwest to meet up with Grace's friends on vacation. Things get off to a bad start when the almost run over a hitchhiker in the middle of a rainstorm, and then leave him to fend for himself. When they later run into a man, who calls himself John Ryder, at a gas station, their consciences get the best of them and they agree to give him a ride to the next town. The couple's passenger quickly turns on his hosts, and although they manage to escape, her follows them and makes their lives a living hell. Soon, Grace and Jim find themselves framed for John Ryder's vicious crimes and they are on the run from both the authorities and the Hitcher, of whose existence no one but they are aware. As their flight gets increasingly desperate and the Hitcher's methods of torture are more brutal, Grace and Jim struggle desperately to discern what the man wants and why he has chosen them. Director Dave Meyers Star Sean Bean, Sophia Bush, Zachary Knighton Special Features: Widescreen, Alternate Scenes, Behind the Scenes, Featurettes.