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Rollercoaster was a by-product of the brief "Sensurround" craze of the 1970s. Nutsoid Timothy Bottoms sabotages an amusement-park roller coaster, killing several innocent revelers. After several other acts of terrorism, Bottoms (whose character is credited as Young Man) presents his demands to the authorities via audio tape: one million dollars, or he'll stage five roller-coaster disasters simultaneously in five different parks. Because detective Harry Calder George Segal evinces a grudging respect for the elusive extortionist, Bottoms declares that only Detective Calder will be… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Wrongly written off as another '70s disaster movie, this is really an outstanding cat-and-mouse suspense thriller laced with knowing cynicism."
‑ Chuck O'Leary,
"An underrated thriller"
‑ Lori Hoffman, Atlantic City Weekly
"A silly disaster-genre film that's weak and not worth the effort."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
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