Original Movie Poster "Maximum Overdrive"

Maximum Overdrive

Maximum Overdrive (1986)

R 97 min - Action, Horror, Science Fiction -
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When a comet passes close to the earth, machines all over the world come alive and go on homicidal rampages. A group of people at a desolate truck stop are held hostage by a gang of homicidal 18-wheelers. The frightened people set out to defeat the killer machines ... or be killed by them.

Director:  Stephen King

Storyline

When a comet passes close to the earth, machines all over the world come alive and go on homicidal rampages. A group of people at a desolate truck stop are held hostage by a gang of homicidal 18-wheelers. The frightened people set out to defeat the killer machines ... or be killed by them.


Collections: Stephen King

Tagline: Stephen King's masterpiece of terror directed by the master himself.

Details

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Language:  English

Box Office

Budget:  $10,000,000
Revenue:  $7,433,663

Company Credits

Production Companies:  De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 37 min

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Original Movie Poster "Maximum Overdrive"
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Maximum Overdrive movie storyline:

Based on the short story “Trucks” from theNight Shiftcollection. After a rogue comet which hides the presence of a UFO passes by, trucks and other machines come alive and begin killing people. The story takes place at the Dixie Boy truck stop where honeymooners, Connie (Yeardley Smith) and Curt (John Short) and several other travelers have gone to try to escape the carnage.  The restaurant owner, Bubba Hendershot convinces Robinson to try to lead the group against the killing machines. 

Sources: www.barnesandnoble.com, www.stephenking.com