Duel
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David Mann: I'd like to report a truck driver who's been endangering my life.

David Mann: Fill it with Ethel.
Gas Station Attendant: As long as Ethel doesn't mind.

David Mann: You can't beat me on the grade. You can't beat me on the grade.

David Mann: That truck driver's crazy, he's been trying to kill me, I mean it.
Bus Driver: Well, mister, if I was to vote on who's crazy around here, it'd be you.

David Mann: Come on you miserable fat-head, get that fat-ass truck outta my way.

David Mann: Where's the summit? Please... please... come ooooon.

Visible crew/equipment: When David's car gets stuck on the bus bumper, the next shot is of the bus' black bumper and the side of the car. At the top of the black bumper there are two people seen in the reflection. The person on the left turns and takes a step to the right.

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Trivia: At the end of the film when the truck goes off the cliff, we hear an odd groaning sound. This is a dinosaur growl from an old movie Spielberg likes. Interestingly, this same sound is also used at the end of Jaws as the shark sinks to the bottom of the ocean. Spielberg did this to show that Jaws and Duel would always be closely connected.

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Answer: It's never explained why but, judging from the numerous license plates from other vehicles attached to his truck, the truck driver is a serial killer and was just targeting people at random and decided to make David his next target.

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