Switchback


1h 58m 1997

Brief Synopsis

An FBI agent from the East tracks a brilliant but nameless serial killer who has kidnaped his son, the latest move in a vicious game of cat and mouse. From a death-filled room in Amarillo, Texas to a snow-choked train pass through the Rockies, he follows a former railway man and a mysterious young h

Film Details

Also Known As
Going West in America, Switchback; Going West, Zig Zag
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Red Cliff, Colorado, USA; Oakland, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Leadville, Colorado, USA; Minturn, Colorado, USA; Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

Synopsis

An FBI agent from the East tracks a brilliant but nameless serial killer who has kidnaped his son, the latest move in a vicious game of cat and mouse. From a death-filled room in Amarillo, Texas to a snow-choked train pass through the Rockies, he follows a former railway man and a mysterious young hitchhiker, one of whom may hold the secret of his search. Meanwhile, a local sheriff must chose between winning re-election or helping the agent stay on the trail of the killer.

Film Details

Also Known As
Going West in America, Switchback; Going West, Zig Zag
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Red Cliff, Colorado, USA; Oakland, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Leadville, Colorado, USA; Minturn, Colorado, USA; Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 31, 1997

Released in United States on Video June 16, 1998

Released in United States October 1997

Shown at Denver International Film Festival October 23-30 1997.

Feature directorial debut for screenwriter Jeb Stuart.

Began shooting February 5, 1996.

Completed shooting May 3, 1996.

Released in United States Fall October 31, 1997

Released in United States on Video June 16, 1998

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at Denver International Film Festival October 23-30 1997.)