Rent The Hitchhiker: Vol.1 (1987)

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Rent The Hitchhiker: Vol.1 (aka Deadly Nightmares) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
TV series from the early '80s dealing with stories about the bizarre or supernatural. Linked by the figure of 'The Hitchhiker' (Page Fletcher), a detached observer, who begins and ends each episode with observations about the characters or situations, the stories would often centre on the age-old battle of good versus evil.

1. Last Scene (1986)
The chilling story of a movie director who will do anything to get a good performance out of his leading lady.
2. Nightshift (1985)
A cruel nurse at a retirement home bullies her patients to suit her whim. She and her boyfriend have it made until a new "patient"prescribes some treatment of his own.
3. The Miracle of Alice Ames (1989)
A bogus preacher preys upon the misfortune of homeless women, leading them toward prostitution under the guise of spreading the word of "brotherly love".
4. Ghostwriter (1986)
A struggling author fakes his own death. But when his cheating wife and best friend make it real, somebody is dying for revenge.
5. Man's Best Friend (1985)
Kicked out by his wife and blaming the world for his troubles, Richard bunks at a friend's beach pad. The stray dog he takes in becomes more than just a pet.
6. W.G.O.D. (1985)
Who'll save a radio evangelist from his own sinful past? A telling and timely drama.
7. Homebodies (1987)
Two convicts on the lam get more than they bargained for when they break into a model home.
8. Why Are You Here? (1987)
A beautiful queen of the night-world may be too much for a TV host to handle.
9. In the Name of Love (1987)
A hit woman gets more than she bargained for when she falls for a fitness instructor.
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Producers:
Lewis Chesler, Riff Markowitz, Tab Baird, Gilbert Adler
Creators:
Lewis Chesler, Riff Markowitz, Richard Rothstein
Writers:
Lewis Chesler, Riff Markowitz, Richard Rothstein, William Darrid, April Campbell Jones, Bruce Jones, Thomas Baum, Robert J. Avrech, Jeremy Lipp, Nevin Schreiner, L.M. Kit Carson, Christopher Leitch
Aka:
Deadly Nightmares
Studio:
HBO Video
Genres:
TV Classics, TV Dramas, TV Horror, TV Mysteries, TV Sci-Fi & Fantasy, TV Thrillers
BBFC:
Release Date:
07/09/2007
Run Time:
234 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
Danish, Dutch, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, Greek, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Director's Audio Commentaries for Episodes 1, 2, 4, 5 and 7
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following episodes:
1. Last Scene
2. Nightshift
3. The Miracle of Alice Ames
4. Ghostwriter
5. Man's Best Friend
- Special Features
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following episodes:
6. W.G.O.D.
7. Homebodies
8. Why Are You Here?
9. In the Name of Love
- Special Feature

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