The Hitch-Hiker

BFI Thriller

The Hitch-Hiker 12

Director: Ida Lupino
Cast: Frank Lovejoy, Edmund O'Brien

Country: US
Year: 1953
Duration: 71m

Ray and Gilbert’s fishing trip takes a terrifying turn when the hitch-hiker they pick up turns out to be a sadistic murderer, fleeing a killing spree. Ida Lupino’s gritty noir deserves to become a classic of the thriller genre. A favourite of Martin Scorsese, this true crime story will leave you unsettled.


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