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Maximum Overdrive (1986)

R 07/25/1986 (US) ActionHorrorScience Fiction 1h 37m

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


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.

  1. Stephen King

    Screenplay, Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Emilio Estevez

    Emilio Estevez

    William "Bill" Robinson

  2. Pat Hingle

    Pat Hingle

    Bubba Hendershot

  3. Laura Harrington

    Laura Harrington


  4. Yeardley Smith

    Yeardley Smith


  5. John Short

    John Short


  6. Frankie Faison

    Frankie Faison


  7. Ellen McElduff

    Ellen McElduff

    Wanda June

  8. J. C. Quinn

    J. C. Quinn

    Duncan Keller

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Maximum Overdrive
Maximum Overdrive

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue $7,433,663.00


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