I was wrong to dismiss this movie as a throwaway when I first saw it. I know this because it's 16 years later and I'm still reflexively quoting it like an annoying Monty Python fan.
It has a 1952 Buick Special Deluxe, a lot of open roads and a lot of open sky. The film's star was a self-professed, real-life revolutionary who died in prison after taking part in a politically motivated bank robbery.
I bet Tarantino loves this Sam Peckinpah movie, in which a bartender and his hooker girlfriend are out to make a million dollars by retrieving the head of the man who knocked up a gangster's daughter. There was probably something wrong with Peckinpah, whose turbulent personal life would make a great Peckinpah movie.
Filed in your video store under "Improvised While High" or "Made on a Dare." I laughed almost all the way through this movie, mostly because I couldn't believe they had spent all that money on props and sets and CGI for a bong-inspired plot about a medieval loser.