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Masters of Horror: Pick Me Up

Overview

Q: The Winged Serpent and It's Alive! director Larry Cohen returns to the horror genre with this installment of Showtime's Masters of Horror series concerning the collision of two bone-chilling urban myths. Tough-minded Stacia Fairuza Balk is caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse between deceptively friendly trucker Wheeler Michael Moriarty, who spices up long stretches of road by ruthlessly slaughtering hitchhikers, and charming hitchhiker Walker Warren Kole, who has a murderous habit of dispatching with ...
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Overview

Q: The Winged Serpent and It's Alive! director Larry Cohen returns to the horror genre with this installment of Showtime's Masters of Horror series concerning the collision of two bone-chilling urban myths. Tough-minded Stacia Fairuza Balk is caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse between deceptively friendly trucker Wheeler Michael Moriarty, who spices up long stretches of road by ruthlessly slaughtering hitchhikers, and charming hitchhiker Walker Warren Kole, who has a murderous habit of dispatching with anyone who stops to give him a lift. Though all hope may not yet be lost for the street-smart girl with a killer sense of survival instinct, the most terrifying twist of all may still be yet to come.
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Special Features

Widescreen presentation (1.77:1); enhanced for 16x9 TVs; Death on the highway: an interview with Larry Cohen; Working with a master: Larry Cohen; On set: an interview with Michael Moriarty; On set: an interview with Warren Kole; Script to screen: Pick Me Up; Behind the scenes: the making of Pick Me Up; Audio commentary with director Larry Cohen; Fantasy film festival: Mick Garris interviews Larry Cohen; Trailers; Still gallery; Larry Cohen bio; DVD-ROM: screenplay; DVD-ROM: screen saver
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/17/2006
  • UPC: 013131446593
  • Original Release: 2006
  • Rating:

  • Source: Starz / Anchor Bay
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 58:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 56,775

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Larry Cohen Director
David J. Schow Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Masters of Horror: Pick Me Up
1. Main Titles [1:14]
2. Breakdown [10:22]
3. Predator and Prey [10:13]
4. Shedding Skin [6:14]
5. Three's a Crowd [10:39]
6. Bait [6:57]
7. Pick Me Up [10:44]
8. End Credits [1:24]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Masters of Horror: Pick Me Up
   Chapters
   Extras
      Featurettes
         Death on the Highway
         Working With a Master: Larry Cohen
         On Set: An Interview With Michael Moriarty
         On Set: An Interview With Fairuza Balk
         On Set: An Interview With Warren Kole
         Script to Screen: Pick Me Up
         Behind the Scenes: The Making of Pick Me Up
      Commentary
         Dolby Digital 5.1
         Dolby Surround 2.0
         Commentary With Director Larry Cohen
      Fantasy Film Festival: Mick Garris Interviews Larry Cohen
      Trailers
         Chocolate
         Cigarette Burns
         Dreams in the Wich-House
         Homecoming
         Deer Woman
         Jenifer
         Incident On and Off a Mountain Road
         Dance of the Dead
         Fair-Haired Child
         Pick Me Up
         Sick Girl
         Play All
      Still Gallery
      Larry Cohen Bio
      DVD-ROM Features
         This Disc Contains the Screenplay for Pick Me Up in PDF Format. To Access It, Load the Disc Into the DVD-ROM Drive of Your Computer and Open 'dvdrom.html' in Your Web Browser. This Disc Contains a Pick Me Up screensaver for Your Windows PC or Mac. To Access It, Load the Disc Into the DVD-ROM Drive of Your Computer and Open the 'Windows' or 'Mac' Folder
      Also on DVD
         Masters of Horror
         Room 6
         Demon Hunter
         The Tooth Fairy
   Audio Setup
      Dolby Digital 5.1
      Dolby Surround 2.0
      Commentary: With Director Larry Cohen
   Play
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