Maximum Overdrive

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Maximum Overdrive ★ 1986 (R)

Based upon King's story “Trucks,” recounts what happens when a meteor hits Earth and machines run by themselves, wanting only to kill people. Score by AC/ DC. King shows that as a director, he's an excellent horror writer. 97m/C VHS, DVD . Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Christopher Murney, Yeardley Smith, Stephen King; D: Stephen King; W: Stephen King; C: Armando Nannuzzi; M: AC/DC.