Maximum Overdrive- -
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.
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Maximum Overdrive Movie Trailer in HD – 1986
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. Short-order cook, Bill Robinson (Emilio Estevez), and the other diners soon find themselves trapped. The restaurant owner, Bubba Hendershot (Pat Hingle) convinces Robinson to try to lead the group against the killing machines. King, who directed the film, also plays a cameo as a man attempting to use an ATM.
Writer-director Stephen King falls short in his debut at the helm with the Maximum Overdrive movie which is not based on the novel.