Maximum Overdrive


1h 37m 1986
Maximum Overdrive

Brief Synopsis

A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Horror
Thriller
Release Date
1986
Distribution Company
DE LAURENTIIS COMPANY/PARAMOUNT PICTURES
Location
DEG Studios, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

When the earth passes through the tail of a mysterious comet, machines all over the planet begin terrorizing humanity. At an isolated truck stop, several people are are held hostage by a group of killer 18-wheel semi-trailer trucks. Surrounded, the humans try to stop the huge vehicles before they are destroyed by them.

Crew

Phil Adams

Stunts

Rick Barefoot

Transportation Coordinator

Donah Bassett

Negative Cutting

Christine Bauer

Stunts

Jayme Bednarczyk

Wardrobe

Michael Berenbaum

Sound Editor

Ron Bochar

Foley Editor

Lisa Boland

Accounting Assistant

Sara Bolder

Sound Editor

Sandro Bolli

Key Grip

Jock Brandis

Best Boy

James Brinson

Carpenter

Clifford Capone

Costume Designer

Mary Colquohon

Casting

Tom Cranham

Storyboard Artist

Roberto Croci

Interpreter

Stephanie Fowler Daves

Assistant

Martha De Laurentiis

Producer

Lee Dichter

Sound

Michael Dicosimo

Consultant

Melissa Edmonds

Special Effects

Lee Fonvielle

Assistant Editor

Jeffrey Frink

Special Effects

Marcello Gabriele

Gaffer

Steve Galich

Special Effects Coordinator

Dean Gates

Makeup

Michael Goodman

Sound Editor

Robin Grathwol

Stunts

Darrell Hanzalik

Adr Supervisor

Gene Hartline

Stunts

Jordan Hawley

Assistant

Kent Hays

Stunts

Angela Heald

Production Coordinator

Chris Hyams-hart

Music Composer

Brian Johnson

Song

Todd Kasow

Music Supervisor

Neil L Kaufman

Sound Editor

Stephen King

Screenplay

Stephen King

From Story

Tammy Kusian

Hair

James Kwei

Sound Editor

Dick Langdon

Stunts

Robert John Lange

Song

Julius Leflore

Stunts

Don Levin

Executive Producer

Skip Lievsay

Sound Editor

Evan Lottman

Editor

Tanya Lowe

Production Assistant

Tony Lucibello

Assistant Director

Lex Macar

Music Arranger

Rich Macar

Music Arranger

Denver Mattson

Stunts

Marlana May

Makeup

Heather Mcintosh

Production Auditor

Sue Mckibbin

Accounting Assistant

Gary Mclarty

Stunts

Roger Miller

Song

Jeffery Moore

Camera Assistant

Bruce Moriarty

Stunts

Edgar Mourino

Stunts

Yvette Nabel

Assistant Editor

Armando Nannuzzi

Director Of Photography

Claudio Nannuzzi

Camera Operator

Daniele Nannuzzi

Camera Operator

Robert Nichols

Sound Editor

Barry A Nolan

Visual Effects Supervisor

Valerie Norman-williams

Script Supervisor

Eliza Paley

Sound Editor

Mel Pearl

Executive Producer

Bernie Pock

Stunts

Gene Poole

Grip

Larry Porche

Boom Operator

Joe Porter

Special Effects

Giorgio Postiglione

Production Designer

Joe Ramsey

Special Effects

Glenn Randall

Stunt Coordinator

Karen Richardson

Props

Hilton Rosemarin

Set Designer

Emilio Ruiz

Visual Effects

David Sandlin

Special Effects

Elizabeth Scherberger

Assistant Director

Jeffrey Schlatter

Construction Manager

Rod Schumacher

Assistant Art Director

Bon Scott

Song

Greg Sheldon

Sound Editor

Lee Siler

Location Manager

Stuart Stanley

Sound Editor

Michael Steinfeld

Sound Editor

Marilyn Stonehouse

Unit Production Manager

Milton Subotsky

Producer

Robert Testerman

Scenic Artist

Noel Tomlinson

Production Assistant

Mara Trovato

Interpreter

Harry Vanda

Song

Steve Visscher

Sound Editor

Jurgen Vollmer

Photography

Richard Wagner

Song

Tom Watters

Other

Ed White

Sound

Richard Wilson

Other

David R Wood

Special Effects

Angus Young

Song

George Young

Song

Malcolm Young

Song

Mel Zelniker

Sound

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Horror
Thriller
Release Date
1986
Distribution Company
DE LAURENTIIS COMPANY/PARAMOUNT PICTURES
Location
DEG Studios, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer July 25, 1986

This film marks the directorial debut of Stephen King.

Began shooting July 14, 1985.

Released in United States Summer July 25, 1986