Sunday Bloody Sunday: ‘The Truck Scene’ From ‘The Hitcher’ (1986)

So, you’re girlfriend is tied together between two semi trucks while a homicidal maniac played by Rutger Hauer controls her fate with his foot.  What do you do?  If your reply was to do nothing and let that homicidal maniac call you a “useless waste” while he tears the love of your life in two, then you’ve either seen 1986’s The Hitcher or you’re just a heartless piece of sh*t.

Welcome to this week’s Sunday Bloody Sunday where I’m highlighting one of my favorite horror death scenes of all time that actually isn’t that bloody at all.  Yes, I’m talking about the infamous truck scene from The Hitcher (the original, not that toilet paper worthy remake).  To make up for the lack of blood, there are squishy sound effects to accentuate the scene nicely and imply the ‘girlfriend ripping’ carnage.  So click below, and enjoy watching Rutger Hauer chew some scenery:

One thought on “Sunday Bloody Sunday: ‘The Truck Scene’ From ‘The Hitcher’ (1986)

  1. This film is awesome, the best eighties horror thriller road movie in the world. Rutger Hauer is frighteningly good, he does psycho maniac so well. I’m a girl who also finds him mesmerisingly attractive and exotic too. He’s gorgeous but scary as HELL in this. Love it!

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