Check out Darren’s Day 13 choice for our October Kingathon – Maximum Overdrive (1986) Hopefully he liked this more than I liked its companion piece – Trucks (1997)
Writer: Stephen King (Screenplay)
Starring: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith, John Short, Ellen McElduff, J.C. Quinn, Christopher Murney, Holter Graham, Frankie Faison
Plot: A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal.
There may be spoilers the rest of the review
Verdict: This is Why he Writes
Story: Maximum Overdrive starts with some science explaining ow Earth will be inside radiation from a passing comet for eight days. We follow as a small town starts to get over run by the machines and Bill Robinson (Estevez) an employee at a small diner has to lead the survivors in their quest to survive as the machines try to find the most graphic ways to kill people. Diner manager Bubba (Hingle) brings the weapons and newly-weds Connie (Smith) and Curtis (Short)…
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