Every year Scott Robertson, a generally admired Yale student, and his screw-up mate C.J. Longhammer from Minnesota cross the Wisconsin border for a wild night. Scott has a girl in his Saab, but as usual must return to the bar as CJ started a fight and this time Scotts adoring kid brother Robbie is with them, and just was about to lose his tormenting virginity. Scotts fists get them out. They are followed by a black Cadillac, make a risky drive on the lake to shake it, allow Robbie to take an urgent leak and give a lift to a neighboring sheriff, Charlie, who has car trouble in Arctic weather. The Cadillac keeps following and even ramming them, so they start wondering why and suspecting each-other, and it gets worse...
Revenge in the driver's seat
Did You Know?
The film is loosely based on an experience from the Director's past. In the early eighties, while he and a few friends were driving home, they were chased by a car, for several hours, through backwoods roads. See more
The Saabs pedals alternate between those for a manual gearbox and an automatic gearbox. See more
So we had to use him as bait-do us a little ice fishing-and lo and behold, we caught ourselves a couple of Minnesota dickless perch.
Referenced in Yes Man