Vanishing Point

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Facts and Figures

Run time: 99 mins

In Theaters: Saturday 13th March 1971

Box Office Worldwide: $72.3M

Budget: $1.3M

Production compaines: Cupid Productions, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Reviews 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Fresh: 12 Rotten: 4

IMDB: 7.3 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Richard C. Sarafian


Starring: as Kowalski, as Super Soul, as Prospector, as Vera Thornton, Gilda Texter as Nude Rider, Lee Weaver as Jake, Timothy Scott as Angel, as Old Cop, as Young Cop, Cherie Foster as First Girl, as The Hitchhiker, Tom Reese as Sheriff, Valerie Kairys as Second Girl, as J. Hovah, Karl Swenson as Clerk, Owen Bush as Communications Officer, as First Male Hitchhiker, as Second Male Hitchhiker, as Super Soul's Engineer

Vanishing Point Review

A cult classic, Vanishing Point is a pre-Smokey and the Bandit road trip film with Barry Newman's benny-fueled driver attempting to get from Denver to San Francisco in one night. Considerably stilted and random, the movie is still gritty and mannish, though the jumble of side stories like an encounter with a travelling snake handler make the movie feel padded. Fun, though that "surprise ending" isn't exactly a shock or very satisfying.


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Vanishing Point Rating

" OK "