For his one and only directing credit, horror legend Stephen King chose to adapt his own short story in a grisly, blood-spattered gross-out where a passing comet has an unusual effect on inanimate objects, and assorted items of machinery take on a vicious temperament and attack people.
See an electric knife slice up a waitress, watch heavy trucks run down their victims, observe chainsaws and lawn mowers on the rampage.
The script also seems to be written by machines and the acting is strictly mechanical.
Emilio Estevez stars as Bill Robinson, an ex-convict who ends up leading a band of survivors trapped in a truck stop diner.
J. Don Ferguson
R. Picket Bugg