Maximum Overdrive

Maximum Overdrive is a 1986 American comedy horror film written and directed by Stephen King.wikipedia
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Emilio Estevez

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The film stars Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, and Yeardley Smith.
He is also known for Repo Man, The Mighty Ducks and its sequels, Stakeout and Another Stakeout, Maximum Overdrive, Bobby (which he also wrote and directed), and his performances in Western films such as Young Guns and its sequel.

Yeardley Smith

The film stars Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, and Yeardley Smith.
She made her film debut in 1985's Heaven Help Us, followed by roles in The Legend of Billie Jean and Maximum Overdrive.

Laura Harrington

The film stars Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, and Yeardley Smith.
She has also had a prominent role in the 1986 film Maximum Overdrive, written and directed by horror novelist Stephen King, in which she played the love interest to Emilio Estevez's character.

List of adaptations of works by Stephen King

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Maximum Overdrive is King's only directorial effort, though dozens of films have been based on his novels or short stories.

Who Made Who

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AC/DC's album Who Made Who was released as the Maximum Overdrive soundtrack.
Who Made Who is a soundtrack album by Australian band AC/DC, released May 24, 1986 as the soundtrack to the Stephen King film Maximum Overdrive.

Pat Hingle

The film stars Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, and Yeardley Smith.
Among them were The Fugitive (1964), Carol for Another Christmas (1964), Nevada Smith (1966), Mission: Impossible (1967), Hang 'Em High (1968), The Gauntlet (1977), Sudden Impact (1983), Road To Redemption (2001), When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (1979), Brewster's Millions (1985), Stephen King's Maximum Overdrive (1986), The Grifters (1990), Citizen Cohn (1992), Cheers(1993), The Land Before Time (1988), Wings (1996), and Shaft (2000).

Who Made Who (song)

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It includes the best-selling singles "Who Made Who", "You Shook Me All Night Long", and "Hells Bells".
It was one of only three new tracks on Who Made Who, because the album is not only a soundtrack to Stephen King's Maximum Overdrive, but a compilation album featuring tracks from previous albums.

Hells Bells (song)

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It includes the best-selling singles "Who Made Who", "You Shook Me All Night Long", and "Hells Bells".
The song also appears on Who Made Who, AC/DC's 1986 soundtrack to the Stephen King film Maximum Overdrive and on both versions of 1992's AC/DC Live.

Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director

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The film was nominated for two Golden Raspberry Awards including Worst Director for King and Worst Actor for Estevez in 1987, but both lost against Prince for Under the Cherry Moon.

Wilmington, North Carolina

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At a roadside truck stop just outside Wilmington, North Carolina, an employee, Duncan Keller, is blinded after a gas dispenser sprays diesel in his eyes.
Numerous movies in a range of genres and several television series have been produced here, including Maximum Overdrive, Iron Man 3, Fox's Sleepy Hollow, One Tree Hill, Dawson's Creek and NBC's Revolution.

Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor

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The film was nominated for two Golden Raspberry Awards including Worst Director for King and Worst Actor for Estevez in 1987, but both lost against Prince for Under the Cherry Moon.

Stephen King

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Maximum Overdrive is a 1986 American comedy horror film written and directed by Stephen King.
King tried his hand at directing with Maximum Overdrive, in which he also made a cameo appearance as a man using a malfunctioning ATM.

AC/DC

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The film has a mid-1980s hard rock soundtrack composed entirely by the group AC/DC, King's favorite band.
The album Who Made Who was the soundtrack to Stephen King's film Maximum Overdrive; it brought together older hits, such as "You Shook Me All Night Long", with newer songs such as title track and two new instrumentals, "D.T."

Trucks (short story)

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The screenplay was inspired by and loosely based on King's short story "Trucks", which was included in the author's first collection of short stories, Night Shift.
In 1986 it was adapted for cinema with the King-directed Maximum Overdrive.

Night Shift (short story collection)

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The screenplay was inspired by and loosely based on King's short story "Trucks", which was included in the author's first collection of short stories, Night Shift.

Holter Graham

He appeared in his first film, Stephen King’s Maximum Overdrive, at age thirteen.

Barry Bell

Bell is best known for portraying Steve Gayton from Stephen King's (1986) film Maximum Overdrive, Barnett Gibons from This World, Then the Fireworks (1997) film, Rocco Petrone from HBO's From the Earth to the Moon 1998, Saul Hertz from Morning (2000) film, Wilkinson from Bruno (2000) film, Lt. Feuer from One of Her Own 1994 (TV) film, Dugan from Legacy 1999 (TV series) and as Mason, CIA from Target Earth a 1998 TV film.

You Shook Me All Night Long

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It includes the best-selling singles "Who Made Who", "You Shook Me All Night Long", and "Hells Bells".

Frankie Faison

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Also that year, he appeared in the comedy The Money Pit, as an unruly construction worker, and in the Stephen King film Maximum Overdrive.

Giancarlo Esposito

During the 1980s, Esposito appeared in films such as Taps, Maximum Overdrive, King of New York, and Trading Places. He also performed in TV shows such as Miami Vice and Spenser: For Hire.

Christopher Murney

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In the movies, Murney has appeared in such films as: 1977's Slap Shot as Tommy Hanrahan, 1985's The Last Dragon as Eddie Arcadian, 1986's Maximum Overdrive, 1987's The Secret of My Success, 1989's Last Exit to Brooklyn, 1990's Loose Cannons, and in 1991's Barton Fink.

Western Star Trucks

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At the truck stop, a black Western Star 4800 sporting a giant Green Goblin mask on its grille kills Duncan and a Bible salesman.
A Western Star 4800 is used as the Happy Toyz (Green Goblin) truck in Maximum Overdrive.