The Hitcher > Credits and Details
Directed by
Robert Harmon Robert Harmon
Written by
Eric Red Eric Red
Rutger Hauer Rutger Hauer ... John Ryder
C. Thomas Howell C. Thomas Howell ... Jim Halsey
Jennifer Jason Leigh Jennifer Jason Leigh ... Nash
Jeffrey DeMunn Jeffrey DeMunn ... Captain Esteridge
John M. Jackson John M. Jackson ... Sergeant Starr (as John Jackson)
Billy Green Bush Billy Green Bush ... Trooper Donner (as Billy Greenbush)
Jack Thibeau Jack Thibeau ... Trooper Prestone
Armin Shimerman Armin Shimerman ... Interrogation Sergeant
Gene Davis Gene Davis ... Trooper Dodge (as Eugene Davis)
Jon Van Ness Jon Van Ness ... Trooper Hapscomb
Henry Darrow Henry Darrow ... Trooper Hancock
Tony Epper Tony Epper ... Trooper Conners
Tom Spratley Tom Spratley ... Proprietor
Colin Campbell Colin Campbell ... Construction Man
Uncredited Cast
Brittania Brittania  
Garth Shaw Garth Shaw ... Photographer
Produced by
David Bombyk David Bombyk
Edward S. Feldman Edward S. Feldman
Paul Lewis Paul Lewis
Charles R. Meeker Charles R. Meeker
Kip Ohman Kip Ohman
Original Music by
Mark Isham Mark Isham
Additional Info
Premiere: February 21, 1986
DVD Release: June 08, 1999
Country: USA
Distributor: HBO Studios
Websites: IMDb Wikipedia
Production Companies
HBO Films (presents) (as HBO Pictures)
Silver Screen Partners (in association with)
TriStar Pictures
  (1986) (USA) (theatrical)
Alamo Drafthouse
  (2015) (USA) (theatrical)
Home Box Office Home Video (HBO)
  (1987) (USA) (video) (laserdisc)
Home Box Office Home Video (HBO)
  (1993) (USA) (VHS)
Home Box Office Home Video (HBO)
  (1999) (USA) (DVD) (VHS)
Incorporated Television Company (ITC)
  (1989) (USA) (TV)
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