Thanks for that Bev. By the way I liked your story Zombies on a Plane.Dysart's is just the supposed inspiration for the truck stop in Maximum Overdrive. In the original story, it's "Conant's Truck Stop & Diner"
There is a newer, made-for-TV version called TRUCKS, like the original story. It's not very good.
Do you mean, like other machines or like people doing the killing? The original short story was called Trucks. Most of the other machine action in the movie was added, ie: not by King.Parts of it are laughably bad; vending machine death, this machine called me an *sshole, etc.. But the actual plot dragged on, I wish there were more non-vehicle related deaths.
Yes I know the original short story had only trucks, but the movie tried to expand more on the idea of other appliances. I mean death by machines other than vehicles, because besides the vending machine (great scene) and the video game cabinets (kind of on the lamer side) all the other non-vehicle deaths were off screen (I.e. people being choked by their walkmans or the dog with the rc car in his mouth). I would like to see a toaster or a weed wacker rack up some kills.Do you mean, like other machines or like people doing the killing? The original short story was called Trucks. Most of the other machine action in the movie was added, ie: not by King.