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Duel

1971

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  • What makes Duel work are the shots, the editing and the looks of terror on Dennis Weaver’s face. While Matheson was writing a story about one man facing down his demons, Spielberg was making a movie about relentless menace, both unknown and unexplained. The two work together very well but Spielberg’s take enhances Matheson’s take much more than the other way around.