About

A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.

7.5
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Directed by

Bob Rafelson

Written by

Bob Rafelson (Story)
Carole Eastman (Screenplay)

Runtime

98 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

He rode the fast lane on the road to nowhere.

Cast

Keywords

diner road trip drifter musician class differences hitchhiker oil field washington state pacific northwest rebelliousness

Photos

Lists

#424 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#33 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role Jack Nicholson

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role