Freeway (1996)

Her life is no fairy tale.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1996-08-23
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 298 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 42min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: August Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Matthew Bright
star 6.4/10
From 298 Ratings


Following the arrest of her mother, Ramona, young Vanessa Lutz decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob Wolverton. During the journey, Lutz begins to realize that Bob is the notorious I-5 Killer and manages to escape by shooting him several times. Wounded but still very much alive, Bob pursues Lutz across the state in this modern retelling of Little Red Riding Hood.

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  • Kiefer Sutherland

    as Bob Wolverton
  • Reese Witherspoon

    as Vanessa Julia Lutz
  • Wolfgang Bodison

    as Detective Mike Breer
  • Dan Hedaya

    as Detective Garnet Wallace
  • Amanda Plummer

    as Ramona Lutz
  • Brooke Shields

    as Mimi Wolverton
  • Brittany Murphy

    as Rhonda
  • Bokeem Woodbine

    as Chopper
  • Guillermo Díaz

    as Flacco
  • Alanna Ubach

    as Mesquita
  • Michael T. Weiss

    as Larry
  • Ben Meyerson

    as Cop at Truckstop
  • Tara Subkoff

    as Sharon
  • Conchata Ferrell

    as Mrs. Sheets
  • Annette Helde

    as Lady Cop
  • Sydney Lassick

    as Woody Wilson
  • Monica Lacy

    as Twin #1
  • Leanna Creel

    as Twin #2
Sound Danny Elfman Original Music Composer
Production Oliver Stone Executive Producer
Production Mary Vernieu Casting
Production Richard Rutowski Executive Producer
Production Dan Halsted Executive Producer
Production Brad Wyman Producer
Production Chris Hanley Producer
Costume & Make-Up Merrie Lawson Costume Design
Camera John Thomas Director of Photography
Editing Maysie Hoy Editor
Writing Matthew Bright Screenplay
Directing Matthew Bright Director
Art Pamela B. Warner Production Design
Crew Jill Stokesberry Stunts
Art Caitlin Blue Set Decoration
Sound Paul Ratajczak Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Paul Ratajczak Sound Supervisor
Crew Thomas Robinson Harper Stunts
Crew Troy Gilbert Stunt Coordinator
Art Dan Perri Title Designer
Crew Nancy Thurston Stunts