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Trucks -- 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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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Stephen King (short story)
Brian Taggert (teleplay)
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Release Date:
29 October 1997 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
U-Turn, U-Die!
Plot:
Based on the short story by Stephen King, this tells the tail of trucks suddenly coming to life and attacking their owners. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Not scary in the least, but worth it. See more (54 total) »

Cast

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Timothy Busfield ... Ray

Brenda Bakke ... Hope

Aidan Devine ... Trucker Bob
Roman Podhora ... Thad

Jay Brazeau ... Jack

Brendan Fletcher ... Logan

Amy Stewart ... Abby
Victor Cowie ... George
Sharon Bajer ... June
Jonathan Barrett ... Brad

Rick Skene ... Trucker Pete
Don Granberry ... Sheriff (as Don Granbery)
Barbara Lee Edwards ... TV Reporter

Gene Pyrz ... Refrigerator Truck Driver
Kirk Harper ... Lino
Harry Nelken ... Phil
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

David Brown ... Gas Station Customer in Car (uncredited)

Shane Cardwell ... Hazmat Worker 2 (uncredited)

Erich Martin Hicks ... Hazmat Suit Killer with Axe (uncredited)
Terence Kelly ... ill-fated Mailman (uncredited)
Chuck Robinson ... Lunar town Bus Driver (uncredited)
Geoff Williams ... Tanker Truck Driver (uncredited)
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Directed by
Chris Thomson 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Stephen King (short story)

Brian Taggert (teleplay)

Produced by
Mark Amin .... executive producer
Bruce David Eisen .... co-producer
Greg Griffin .... executive producer
Jerry Leider .... executive producer
Jonathon Komack Martin .... co-producer
Derek Mazur .... executive producer
Richard Reisberg .... executive producer (as Richard S. Reisberg)
Michael J.F. Scott .... co-producer (as Michael Scott)
 
Original Music by
Michael Richard Plowman 
 
Cinematography by
Robert Draper (director of photography) (as Rob Draper)
 
Film Editing by
Lara Mazur 
 
Casting by
Ellen Meyer 
 
Production Design by
David Ferguson 
 
Art Direction by
James Phillips  (as Jim Phillips)
 
Set Decoration by
Kim Forrest 
 
Costume Design by
Darena Snowe 
 
Makeup Department
Pamela M. Athayde .... key makeup artist (as Pamela Athayde)
Rosemarie Diekmann .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Lara Mazur .... post-production supervisor
Shaunna O'Brien-Moran .... executive in charge of production: Credo Entertainment Corporation
Lesley Oswald .... assistant production manager
Vonnie von Helmolt .... production manager (as Vonnie Von Helmolt)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Danielle Dumesnil .... third assistant director
Don Granberry .... first assistant director (as Don Granbery)
Ron Oxley .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Kristen Deem .... art department assistant
Matt Holm .... set dresser
Ken Hart Swain .... assistant props (as Ken Hart-Swain)
Ernie Thiessen .... construction coordinator
Ken Wills .... property master
 
Sound Department
Michael Colomby .... sound re-recording mixer
Gordon Durity .... sound effects editor
Gordon Durity .... sound re-recording mixer
Patrick Haskill .... sound effects editor
Philip Hunter .... dialogue editor
Gael MacLean .... sound designer
Gael MacLean .... sound supervisor
Dave Stephens .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Cara E. Anderson .... special effects assistant
Rory Cutler .... special effects coordinator
Darcy Davis .... special effects assistant
Erich Martin Hicks .... special effects: pick-up shots
Kevin Stadnyk .... special effects crew
 
Stunts
Leigh Bianco .... stunts (as Leigh Brinkman)
David Brown .... stunt driver (as Dave Brown)
Shane Cardwell .... stunts
Wayne Downer .... stunt performer
Jill Herman .... stunt performer
Tommy J. Huff .... stunt driver
Gary Rimmer .... stunt performer
Chuck Robinson .... stunt driver
Maurice Santia .... stunts
Moris Santia .... stunts (as Maurice Santia)
Ron Van Hart .... stunt performer
Len Wagner .... stunt performer
Geoff Williams .... stunts
Helen Young .... stunt performer
Rick Skene .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Allan Belyea .... grip
Grace Donaldson .... grip
Keith Holland .... additional cinematographer
Stephan Lentz .... key grip
Paul Michaud .... still photographer
David Perkins .... focus puller: "a" camera
Norman Porticella .... assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Bette Chadwick .... casting: Canada
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ina Hanford .... lead dresser
 
Editorial Department
David C. Whitten .... color timer
 
Transportation Department
Dave Perich .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Anna Marie Boquist .... production secretary
Ken Friss .... script supervisor
Anastasia Geras .... production coordinator
Ross Ikeda .... post-production accountant
Nghia Nguyen .... legal services
David Porter .... chef
Sherry Starkell .... set coordinator (as Sherri Starkwell)
Teena Timm .... production assistant
Cami Winikoff .... executive in charge of production: Trimark
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for violence/terror and a scene of sensuality (original rating)
Runtime:
Australia:95 min
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Certification:
Australia:MA | Canada:18A | Germany:18 | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:16 | UK:18 | USA:R (edited for re-rating) | USA:PG-13 (original rating)
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Did You Know?

Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The electrical substation explodes before the U.S. Army truck hits it.See more »
Quotes:
George:They're talking to each other!See more »
Movie Connections:
References "Twilight Zone" (1959)See more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Not scary in the least, but worth it., 17 November 2004
Author: bulls_eye079 from Minneapolis, MN

If you're looking for a horror movie so bad that you are reduced to laughter, then Trucks is for you. If you're looking for a 'good' movie, you're in the wrong place. Check it out, and pay special attention to my favorite character, the little remote controlled truck - vicious little guy. Think a low budget Maximum Overdrive. It's not well written, well acted or even a well conceived idea, but it's fun if you're looking for a laugh with friends. It's possibly one of the worst movies I've stumbled across at the video store. I enjoy introducing my friends to the wonder that is the ridiculous level of idiocy in this movie. Grab some popcorn and enjoy.

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