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Highway 61

1991 Rated R 1hr 42m

In this quirky road romp, hapless barber Pokey Jones (Don McKellar) finds himself traveling with a corpse tied to the roof of his classic car and an eccentric roadie (Valerie Buhagiar) claiming to be the dead man's sister along for the ride. She convinces him to drive from Canada to New Orleans, and they meet a collection of oddballs along the way. The film is part of Bruce McDonald's road trilogy, which also includes Hard Core Logo and Roadkill.

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Movie Details

Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.78:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; commentary with actor/writer Don McKellar & film critic Geoff Pevere; Bonus short films selected by director Bruce McDonald; cast and crew bios; TV spots; closed captioned.