Predictably hokey, DEAD AHEAD pits a quartet of urban bank robbers against the survivalist enterprise of a wilderness-wise mother out to save her 12-year-old son from their evil clutches.
Dissension hits the nature-loving Loch family when mother Maura (Stephanie Zimbalist) considers accepting a city job that would require the entire family to leave their home in the Oregon forests. While father Brian (Tom Butler) is away at the family store in town, Maura encounters a quartet of
fleeing bank robbers whose van has crashed nearby. Chased by the gang's ringleader Frank (Peter Onorati), his dimwitted nephew Simon (Michael Tayles), enforcer Charlie (Douglas Arthurs),...