Highway to Hell

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German title Highway to Hell
Original title Highway to Hell
Country of production United States
original language English
Publishing year 1991
length 93 minutes
Age rating FSK 16
Director Ate de Jong
script Brian Helgeland
production John Byers
Mary Ann Page
music Hidden Faces
David Kitay
camera Robin Vidgeon
cut Todd Ramsay
Randy D. Thornton

Highway to Hell (Original Title: Highway to Hell ) is an American horror film from 1991.


Charlie Sykes and Rachel Clark are a young couple in love who decide to run away from home and run to Las Vegas . On the way you ignore the warning from the gas station owner Sam and take an old deserted road. Rachel is then kidnapped and taken to Hell by Sgt. Bedlam, a Hell Policeman . Charlie returns to Sam, who gives him tips, a shotgun with special ammunition, and a car to drive on the highway to Hell. On the way he meets several dead and also Beezle, a mechanic who helps him save Rachel and get her back on the surface, but not without being seduced by the devil, who is faced with the choice of giving himself and his apprentice back revive and betray Charlie and Rachel for it.


The film had its world premiere on November 21, 1991 in Australia . It started in the United States on March 13, 1992, grossing just over $ 26,000. It started in Germany on July 4, 1991 and has been available as VHS since January 21, 1992.


“The Orpheus legend as a template for a shrill horror trip in the style of comic strips. At least a few gags and ideas can be accommodated between the many set pieces. "

"Turbulent, loud devil-spook"

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Highway to Hell on boxofficemojo.com
  2. Highway to Hell. In: Lexicon of International Films . Film service , accessed March 2, 2017 .Template: LdiF / Maintenance / Access used 
  3. Highway to Hell on cinema.de