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* GoodHairEvilHair: Pat and Smith/Jones.

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* GoodHairEvilHair: Pat is clean-cut and Smith/Jones.Smith/Jones is hairy and unkempt.
* HeManWomanHater: Pat theorizes that Smith/Jones' murders are motivated by misogyny.
--->'''Pat Quid:''' I'll tell you what he thinks of women, he despises them. He thinks they're pigs.



* MysteryMeat: Pat's cargo is pig carcasses. Later, the butchered corpses of two of Smith's victims are planted in the trailer.

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* MysteryMeat: Pat's cargo is pig carcasses. Later, the [[spoiler:the butchered corpses of two of Smith's Smith/Jones' victims are possibly planted in the trailer. trailer.]]


'''Road Games''' is a 1981 Australian remake of ''{{Film/Duel}}'', directed by Richard Franklin. Trucker Pat Quid (Creator/StacyKeach) is pursued by a green van driven by a serial killer called Smith or Jones (Grant Page).

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'''Road Games''' ''Road Games'' is a 1981 Australian remake of ''{{Film/Duel}}'', directed by Richard Franklin. Trucker Pat Quid (Creator/StacyKeach) is pursued by a green van driven by a serial killer called Smith or Jones (Grant Page).

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** The Slogan on the side of the trailer? "Pleased to meat you!"


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'''Road Games''' is a 1981 Australian remake of {{Film/Duel}}, directed by Richard Franklin. Trucker Pat Quid (Creator/StacyKeach) is pursued by a green van driven by a serial killer called Smith or Jones (Grant Page).

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'''Road Games''' is a 1981 Australian remake of {{Film/Duel}}, ''{{Film/Duel}}'', directed by Richard Franklin. Trucker Pat Quid (Creator/StacyKeach) is pursued by a green van driven by a serial killer called Smith or Jones (Grant Page).



* DamselInDistress: The Hitchhiker (Jamie Lee Curtis) is abducted by the serial killer, and Pat must rescue her.

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* DamselInDistress: The Hitchhiker (Jamie Lee Curtis) (Creator/JamieLeeCurtis) is abducted by the serial killer, and Pat must rescue her.


'''Road Games''' is a 1981 Australian remake of {{Film/Duel}}, directed by Richard Franklin. Trucker Pat Quid (Stacy Keach) is pursued by a green van driven by a serial killer called Smith or Jones (Grant Page).

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'''Road Games''' is a 1981 Australian remake of {{Film/Duel}}, directed by Richard Franklin. Trucker Pat Quid (Stacy Keach) (Creator/StacyKeach) is pursued by a green van driven by a serial killer called Smith or Jones (Grant Page).


* GoodOldBoys: The employees of the slaughterhouse.

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* GoodOldBoys: GoodOlBoy: The employees of the slaughterhouse.slaughterhouse.
* GoodHairEvilHair: Pat and Smith/Jones.



* OldSchoolChivalry: Pat



* SpoiledBrat: Hitch is the runaway daughter of a wealthy diplomat.

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* SpoiledBrat: Hitch is the runaway daughter of a wealthy diplomat.diplomat.


IMDB Entry: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083000/

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'''Road Games''' is a 1981 Australian remake of {{Film/Duel}}, directed by Richard Franklin. Trucker Pat Quid (Stacy Keach) is pursued by a green van driven by a serial killer called Smith or Jones (Grant Page).

* AllBikersAreHellsAngels: Subverted. The biker Pat encounters is scared of his dog.
* BeardOfEvil: The serial killer's beard and mullet give him a bestial appearance.
* BigBadassRig: Pat's truck.
* CulturedBadass: Despite his tough appearance Pat listens to Mozart, writes poetry, and plays two musical instruments.
* DamselInDistress: The Hitchhiker (Jamie Lee Curtis) is abducted by the serial killer, and Pat must rescue her.
* DidNotGetTheGirl: Pat rejects Hitch's attempt to seduce him.
* DisposingOfABody: Smith/Jones chops his victims into pieces, puts some body parts in the trash, and buries the rest in the desert.
* DogsAreDumb: Subverted. Pat's Dingo alerted him to the extra carcass in the trailer, and protected him from the biker.
* TheDrifter: Pat is always on the move, and relaxes by playing his harmonica at a campfire.
* DrivingIntoATruck: The cops pursuing Pat end up wedged into the trailer's tailgate.
* EightiesHair: Pat has a moustache and short back and sides. Hitch has the feathered hair typically worn in the early years of the decade.
* GoodOldBoys: The employees of the slaughterhouse.
* HeroesLoveDogs: Pat has a pet Dingo called Boswell.
* HeroicDog: Boswell saves Pat's life several times.
* LandDownUnder: The roads of the Outback are dirt tracks, settlements are very remote, and there are few working telephones.
* LetsMeetTheMeat: The mascot of the meat packing factory is a cartoon pig dressed as a butcher.
* MysteryMeat: Pat's cargo is pig carcasses. Later, the butchered corpses of two of Smith's victims are planted in the trailer.
* PoliceAreUseless: The cops believe Pat is the real killer.
* RazorFloss: Smith/Jones strangles his victims with a guitar string.
* SerialKiller: Smith/Jones is the hedonistic type who preys on young female hitchhikers.
* ShellShockedVeteran: Pat has nightmare flashbacks caused by his time in the navy.
* ShovelStrike: Smith/Jones uses one to smash Pat's truck.
* SpoiledBrat: Hitch is the runaway daughter of a wealthy diplomat.

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