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Maximum Overdrive

Discover the plot, cast, script and facts from the 1986 movie.

Here's what we have on Stephen King's, "Maximum Overdrive." And, you can also read and download the original screenplay, here, at 8FLiX.

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"Maximum Overdrive" Plot Summary.

98 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

When a mysterious comet passes close to Earth, machines everywhere suddenly take on murderous minds of their own. Soon, video games, cash machines, drawbridges, and steamrollers all go on a psychotic killing spree of global rebellion.

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Notable Cast
Emilio EstevezEmilio Estevez...Bill Robinson
Pat HinglePat Hingle...Hendershot
Laura HarringtonLaura Harrington...Brett
Yeardley SmithYeardley Smith...Connie
John ShortJohn Short...Curt
Ellen McElduffEllen McElduff...Wanda June
J.C. QuinnJ.C. Quinn...Duncan
Christopher MurneyChristopher Murney...Camp Loman
Holter GrahamHolter Graham...Deke
Frankie FaisonFrankie Faison...Handy


Stephen King Stephen King ... Writer (screenplay)

Box Office Data

(1986) U.S. Dollars
Opening weekend...$3,205,644
Gross (US & Canada)...$7,433,663
Gross (World)...$7,433,663


Maximum Overdrive movie poster


Additional Content
Cast Photos...IMDb/Getty
Box Office...IMDb Pro/Box Office Mojo
Poster...Official Site
Studio...De Laurentiis Entertainment Group
Watch the official teaser/trailer on our YouTube channel.
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