When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never seen Amy. Johnathan Mostow's tense thriller then follows Jeff's desperate search for his wife, which eventually uncovers a small town's murderous secret.
- Year: 1997
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
- Studio: Paramount, Dino De Laurentiis Company, Spelling Films
- Keyword: california, chase, ransom, kidnapping, bank, highway, barn, diner, vacation, deception, donut, murder, stranded, redneck, extortion, captive, desert, truck driver
- Director: Jonathan Mostow
- Cast: Kurt Russell, J.T. Walsh, Kathleen Quinlan, M.C. Gainey, Jack Noseworthy, Rex Linn