Release dateOctober 1972 (1972-10) WriterDon Mitchell (novel), Don Mitchell (screenplay) CastMeg Foster (Shay), Michael Burns (Gary), Bruce Dern (Smitty), Marianna Hill (Lynn), Burke Byrnes (Jack), Michael Conrad (Diesel) Similar moviesThe Gambler (1974)
TaglineThe freeway isn't just a road... it's their way of life!
Thumb Tripping is an American 1972 drama film directed by Quentin Masters and written by Don Mitchell. The film stars Michael Burns, Meg Foster, Marianna Hill, Burke Byrnes, Michael Conrad and Bruce Dern. The film was released in October 1972, by AVCO Embassy Pictures.