Maximum Overdrive
  Fan submitted reviews of Maximum Overdrive (Movie):
 
 
Posted By: Sk05 - March 11th, 2013 1:06:10 am EDT

I absolutely love Stephen King & everything he's done. Especially Maximum Overdrive. I grew up watching this movie & I'm completely disappointed it hasn't made its way to blu-ray yet! We wore out our DVD. Anxiously awaiting the release date!

 
 
Posted By: Jesse_lala - January 26th, 2013 1:53:24 pm EST

Still one of my favourites. Watched it with my kids a couple weeks ago, they don't make um like they used to!!

 
 
Posted By: Jared - January 11th, 2013 3:25:22 pm EST

the best movie

 
 
Posted By: Cassy - October 2nd, 2012 7:40:17 pm EDT

Love Maximum Overdrive!

 
 
Posted By: April - August 1st, 2012 9:54:14 pm EDT

I love this movie, the music is awsome and i love the 18 wheeler with the green face on it, you are an amazing authour keep up the great and amazing work....woonder how you come up with your ideas for books and movies you are amazing

 
 
Posted By: Cabooser - June 1st, 2012 1:12:18 am EDT

i first watched it when i was 9-10 i always loved it. it was back when it was on VHS. i was a little young to understand alot of the concepts or the the conversations. but im almost 18 and i have been searching for years for this movie to watch it again. And im typing this 20min after i just watched it. I fell in love all over again. -Caboose

 
 
Posted By: Tracey - February 4th, 2012 12:58:41 pm EST

Could you PLEASE release the uncut version of Maximum Overdrive? Fans have been searching for years and we really, REALLY want to see it desperately! Please release it!!! PLEASE!!!!

 
 
Posted By: Kevpotts - January 8th, 2012 11:40:39 pm EST

I really think that their should be a maximum overdrive 2 movie and also a feature length box office hit movie for a remake of the first maximum overdrive movie and make it even better but still keep the AC/DC song in the movie

 
 
Posted By: Michele K - December 18th, 2011 11:46:30 pm EST

I bought this movie with my first paycheck... And Fell in love with his work from then on.. Thanks soo much for all you do Stephen ..

 
 
Posted By: Santi - October 10th, 2011 4:22:03 am EDT

Hey i grew up wit Max Overdrive. ill b 25 this year too... happy 25th Maximum Overdrive! best movie ever!!!

 
 
Posted By: Antonisbob - July 26th, 2011 2:41:42 am EDT

Best movie ever! Happy 25th Anniversary Maximum Overdrive!!!

 
 
Posted By: WHO MADE WHO - July 22nd, 2011 2:33:39 pm EDT

This is in my opinion the greatest movie Stephen King has made and will always remain my favorite

 
 
Posted By: Djkkiller - April 13th, 2011 9:20:02 pm EDT

kickass movie we always love the green goblin truck and the music itself 10/10

 
 
Posted By: Randomnobody - January 28th, 2011 12:31:19 pm EST

This movie is a total guilty pleasure of mine. I can't get enough of it. I really hope we get a S.E. blu-ray at some point. Remastered picture, original box art (with the corpse in the truck grill), deleted/extended scenes (though they are most likely lost, I need the uncut steamroller death!) and most of all a commentary track by Stephen King!

 
 
Posted By: S.K.Rules - January 4th, 2011 11:14:01 am EST

This movie along with firestarter and pet sematary are set to have remakes don't know when Max O is going to be Released but Pet S is for 2012 Fire is for 2014.

 
 
Posted By: Anonymous - October 25th, 2010 11:46:39 pm EDT

Though the movie was an epic fail, I thank King for nudging AC/DC along into creating their Who Made Who album (LOL).

 
 
Posted By: Kelrod - October 2nd, 2010 3:57:46 pm EDT
What I would like to know is how Stephen King found out about my childhood game of hiding from cars passing by on the highway next to our house before the car could "find me" by reaching our property line? I've been wondering this since I saw the movie as a teenager. Stephen King got me hooked when I first opened FIRESTARTER and I've read his work since I was 12! BUT, this movie has got to be one of his best!! I want to watch this movie every Halloween with my own kids. Where can I find my DVD of MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE???? kelrod
 
 
Posted By: Roland Deschains Woman - September 21st, 2010 8:17:53 pm EDT
I just finished watchin this movie cuz I love it and own it on DVD. One of my favorite parts is when Mr. Stephen King is at the ATM machine and it calls him an asshole!!! He is such a genious!!!!!
 
 
Posted By: REDROCKER - June 3rd, 2010 5:31:23 am EDT
I WANT THIS MOVIE TO BE OUT ON DELUXE EDITION DVD IN 3D COVER ON THE BOX SET AND TO BE IN BOTH FULLSCREEN AND WIDESCREEN EDITION. AND HAVE THE DEMON FACE ON THE FRONT COVER. I LOVE THIS MOVIE SO MUCH. LET'S GET THIS MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE ON DVD.
 
 
Posted By: WADE82270 - May 13th, 2010 1:56:13 pm EDT
This is a great movie, as it does exactly what it sets out to do. Scare and shock us into another situation of otherworldly horror. This time it's the machines we built out to get us, nearly lost in the film becuase it appears as a script at the end is the information that a Russian "weather satellite" with missles shoots down a UFO. We are left to guess that aliens had perhaps figured out a rather novel approach to eliminating the human race. This movie is not The Bridge on the River Kwai and the is no Alec Guinness in the cast. That was not necessary! This is an action horror movie and I will never tire of it. It's 1980"s majesty at it's finest. I love the Who Made Who soundtrack by AC/DC and I would love to someday see a release of the non-album music recorded for some of the scenes, it's great music and sets a chilling tone for the events. We need a Blu-Ray of this one!!
 
 
Posted By: Aguamala - May 6th, 2010 7:59:35 pm EDT
I really liked this movie! It was not perfect or horrible but it was a just right film with a few plot details missing but other than that it was great!
 
 
Posted By: Gav Worlledge - March 4th, 2010 7:37:25 pm EST
Actually a really enjoybale movie, despite the bad critisism over the years. Some of the acting is a bit hammy, so what. Some of the effects are a bit shoddy, who cares! It's a great movie with a great soundtrack to boot. My only ctitisism is the trailer...Stephen King says that although many people have tried to make movies of his novels, he decided that if you want it done properly you should do it yourself. It sounded very negative to all those directors who actually made fantastic adaptions of his work ;Carrie, Cujo, Christine, Salem's Lot, The Dead Zone...were all hit movies.
 
 
Posted By: Yirmiyahu - December 30th, 2009 12:57:03 am EST
I remember the trailer... Stephen said: "It's guaranteed to scare the hell out of you" - this is how I remember him saying it; I could look the trailer up on the Internet but I cherish my memory of it. I was young then and while I was unfamiliar with Mr. King's work, my interest was piqued. As it was when I beheld a classmate holding a copy of Cujo, discussing it with the teacher.
 
 
Posted By: Tarek - September 13th, 2009 10:38:14 am EDT
yeah.Stephen showed it to mr.Night of the living dead(George A. Romero).George said he felt nauseated
 
 
Posted By: Anonymous - August 8th, 2009 2:02:40 am EDT
Awesome movie stephen but i heard rumors about a scene where the kid gets run over by a steam roller and his head exploded with blood everywhere but the MPAA demanded you to remove it was that really true?
 
 
Posted By: Dirty - April 15th, 2009 9:05:37 am EDT
it's my all time movie" kick ass that all can say" i'm a truck driver & i have a couple of drivers want to seat in my truck and watch the movie over & over again we never get tired of it love it !!!!do you have it on book?
 
 
Posted By: Ms. Diva - March 18th, 2009 11:21:31 am EDT
i really like this movie because its soundtrack is ac/dc and that's is my fav. band of all...thanks stephen king for making that movie...
 
 
Posted By: Steve - October 23rd, 2008 4:38:54 pm EDT
Wow, what can I say about this masterpiece from the 80's? This movie isn't really scary, if it actually happened it would be real scary. So the idea King has here is just flat out cool. Come on, a soundtrack by AC/DC? That's cool, over the top cool. I could go on and on about this great flick, it's just... yup, you guessed it...COOL.
 

 

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