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Trucks (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Drama | Sci-Fi  -  29 October 1997 (USA)
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Based on the short story by Stephen King, this tells the tail of trucks suddenly coming to life and attacking their owners.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ray
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Hope
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Trucker Bob
Roman Podhora ...
Thad
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Jack
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Logan
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Abby
Victor Cowie ...
George
Sharon Bajer ...
June
Jonathan Barrett ...
Brad
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Trucker Pete
Don Granberry ...
Sheriff (as Don Granbery)
Barbara Lee Edwards ...
TV Reporter
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Refrigerator Truck Driver
Kirk Harper ...
Lino
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Storyline

A small town truck stop is taken over by driver-less trucks. Possibly caused by a toxic spill in the city. After the trucks cause numerous deaths, the remaining survivors (two teens, their fathers, and another lady citizen) are forced to escape the truck stop. They find it's very difficult to out-smart the trucks. Written by <casbeas@hotmail.com>

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U-Turn, U-Die!


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Rated PG-13 for violence/terror and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »

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The electrical substation explodes before the U.S. Army truck hits it. See more »

Quotes

Electrician: [angry/shouting] I'm gonna kick your ass! You son of a bitch!
Electrician: [calling/shouting] Help! I need some help up here! Help!
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Spoofs Psycho (1960) See more »

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Pointless remake which contains funniest movie death ever!

Why bother re-making 'Maximum Overdrive'? This is just another of the universe's imponderables, but stick with this movie, your patience will be rewarded with what must be the funniest movie death ever: a gormless mailman is battered to death by a Tonka toy, and the gore sprays like raspberry jam from a doughnut. In the cast is the marvellous Brendan Fletcher, one of the finest actors of his generation, and again the question recurs:WHY WHY WHY?


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