Maximum Overdrive

Audio problem: A soda can that is supposed to be full hits the man. When the can hits the ground you can hear that it's empty.

Audio problem: In the end when Brad is taking the dead woman's ring, the Happy Toyz truck is sitting there silently. If you look closely, you can see a gentle stream of exhaust from the pipes, meaning that the truck is idling. Yet a moment later you hear it starting up.

Audio problem: A soda can that is supposed to be full hits the man. When the can hits the ground you can hear that it's empty.

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Curtis: We gotta get some gas.
Connie: That's good, because I got to go to the ladies room.
Curtis: Can I come in and watch?
Connie: No, you cannot come in and watch.
Curtis: Damn.

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Trivia: The people in the boat at the begging of the film are members of Stephen King's favorite band, AC/DC, who also wrote the music for the movie.

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Question: Why is it that the machines they used to fight back didn't try to attack the humans? The military vehicle had a .50 cal machine gun that shot AT them, but their guns seemed to work just fine.

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Answer: It should be noted, the ending title cards seems to set it up so there are no plot holes and answers any "why" questions (which, intentional or not by King, can be debated). While the opening premise is the comet's close pass by Earth caused all machines to turn on people, at the end, the Russians blew up a UFO 2 days later, suggesting that it was the aliens controlling the machines. Bill suggests aliens are trying to wipe out humanity (although at that point he's just guessing and had no evidence of an alien or UFO present), but it can be debated the actual premise was that aliens were just testing or experimenting on people.

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Answer: The movie is infamous for its plot holes, among them this one, and "How come cars didn't start attacking people"? From the story point of view we can surmise that the M60 is part of the vehicle's structure, while hand-held weaponry stay inert.

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