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(1983)

Plot Summary

  • Highschool geek Arnie Cunningham falls in love with "Christine", a bright red 1958 Plymouth Fury which has seen much better days. Setting himself the task of restoring the car to its original condition, his friends notice that the car is not the only thing that is changing. Arnie seems to spend more and more time with his car. He's also developed a sort of cocky arrogance which does not seem like the real Arnie at all.

    - Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>
  • Arnie Cunningham is a typical high school nerd who is picked on, overruled by his parents, and has very few friends. Until he meets Christine, a run-down 1958 Plymouth Fury and buys her. Arnie learns that Christine has a thing for him and devotes his time to restoring her to mint condition. But overtime, Arnie begins to change and becomes disconnected with reality and his friends. Arnie's girlfriend Leigh and best friend Dennis find out that Christine's previous owner cared about nothing else when he bought her and find out that Arnie is becoming just like him. The only way they can bring Arnie back to reality is to destroy Christine, but Arnie and Christine are ready to destroy them first and any one else who gets in their way.

    - Written by Geoffrey A. Middleton {gamidd01@morehead-st.edu}
  • A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm

Synopsis

It's 1958 in Detroit. We are inside a car factory where numerous Plymouth Fury's are being assembled...

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