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Director  Chris Thomson
Country  Canada
3.8/10 IMDb

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Language  English
Trucks (film) movie poster
Release date  October 29, 1997
Writer  Stephen King (short story), Brian Taggert (teleplay)

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Trucks is a 1997 Canadian and American television horror film directed by Chris Thomson. It is based on Stephen King's short story "Trucks", which also serves as the source material for the earlier film Maximum Overdrive, the only film directed by King.

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Synopsis

In a small American town, the town residents live peacefully. But one day, trucks mysteriously start to come to life and develop their own minds. The trucks end up prompting violence, starting to destroy houses and kill people. The rest of the townspeople have to figure out a way to destroy them all, before they kill all the residents of the town.

Cast

  • Timothy Busfield as Ray Porter
  • Brenda Bakke as Hope Gladstone
  • Aidan Devine as Trucker Bob
  • Roman Podhora as Thad Timmy
  • Jay Brazeau as Jack
  • Brendan Fletcher as Logan Porter
  • Amy Stewart as Abby Timmy
  • Victor Cowie as George "Georgie"
  • Sharon Bajer as June Yeager
  • Jonathan Barrett as Brad Yeager
  • Rick Skene as Trucker Pete
  • Don Granberry as Sheriff
  • Kirk Harper as Lino
  • Harry Nelken as Phil
  • Production

    Principal photography concluded on August 22, 1997. Shooting took place in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

    Reception

    TV Guide rated it 2/4 stars and wrote, "The film is all premise and no plot, a problem made worse by the clumsy addition of extraneous gory sequences."

    References

    Trucks (film) Wikipedia
    Trucks (film) IMDb Trucks (film) themoviedb.org


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