While driving through the New Mexico Desert during a rainy night, the college students Jim Halsey and his girlfriend Grace Andrews give a ride to the hitchhiker John Ryder. While in their car, the stranger proves to be a psychopath threatening the young couple with a knife, but Jim succeeds to throw him out of the car on the road. On the next morning, the young couple sees John in another car.
- Genre: Action, Horror, Crime, Thriller
- Studio: Intrepid Pictures, Platinum Dunes, Focus Features
- Keyword: shotgun, gas station, new mexico, deputy sheriff, psychopath, road trip, remake, car crash, hitchhiker, series of murders, police station, desert
- Cast: Sean Bean, Sophia Bush, Zachary Knighton, Neal McDonough, Kyle Davis, Danny Bolero