Country : USA

Year : 1977

Run time : 1hr59

Version : in English, subtitled in French

Director: James Goldstone

Actors: Timothy Bottoms, George Segal, Richard Widmark

Selected filmography : When Time Ran Out… (1980), The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight (1971), Winning (1969)


A consummate old-school studio movie, Rollercoaster is a cleverly made thriller in which the protagonists track down a man who targets amusement parks. The Hollywood studios thought that the disaster movie was a sure-fire formula to bring the public back into cinemas. Today, disaster films such as The Poseidon Adventure and The Towering Inferno often enable old glories to be reclaimed