• 1971
  • 1 HR 30 MIN
  • PG
  • Thriller

Made for ABC-TV, Steven Spielberg's first solo directing credit (he contributed a segment for the pilot-film for the TV series "Night Gallery.") is an exquisite piece of streamlined suspense and action that clearly demonstrates that the 24-year-old filmmaker was already in full control of his vision. A largely non-verbal narrative follows a milquetoast...read more

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(Movie Clip) Chuck's Cafe
Pace of editing, noise and music increases as the demon truck is now openly out to get driver Dave (Dennis Weaver) in Steven Spielberg's TV movie Duel (more…)
(Movie Clip) Flammable
The first encounter between driver Dave (Dennis Weaver) in his red Plymouth Valiant and a nasty looking tanker truck, with radio entertainment, from S (more…)
(Movie Clip) Opening Credits
The P.O.V. seems to be the hood of a car cruising through L.A., with extensive A-M radio accompaniment, in the opening titles from Steven Spielberg's (more…)
(Movie Clip) Passing Lane
Dave Mann (Dennis Weaver) in his red Plymouth Valiant discovers the ill intentions of the unseen truck driver in Steven Spielberg's celebrated TV movi (more…)
(Movie Clip) You Never Know
In an extraordinary long take, a sample of internal monologue from the rattled Dave (Dennis Weaver) who soon discovers the killer truck isn't gone, in (more…)

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