Maximum Overdrive Heads To Blu-ray! Stephen King’s Horrifying Vision Arrives on Blu-ray in the U.S. for the First Time Ever!

 

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Stephen King’s Horrifying Vision Arrives on

Blu-rayTM in the U.S. for the First Time Ever!

Street Date: 10/23/18

Blu-ray™ SRP: $39.97

Get behind the wheel of one wild ride when the Vestron Video Collector’s Series releases Stephen King’s Maximum Overdrive on limited-edition Blu-ray™ on October 23 from Lionsgate. Written for the screen and directed by the original Master of Horror – Stephen King – this marks the first time ever that this horrifying film about sentient, homicidal machines has been released on Blu-ray in the U.S. Maximum Overdrive is loaded with all-new special features, including interviews with Producer Martha De Laurentiis and Special Make-Up Effects Creator Dean Gates; on-set vintage interviews with Stephen King, Emilio Estevez, and Laura Harrington; behind-the-scenes footage; and more! The Maximum Overdrive limited-edition Blu-ray will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.97.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

Get ready for the ultimate battle of man vs. bloodthirsty machine in this terrifying Stephen King classic! For three horrifying days, the Earth passes through the tail of a mysterious comet. The skies glow an eerie green as humanity waits to see what the fallout will be. But what they imagine is nothing like the nightmare they find — the comet’s magnetic fields cause all the machines on Earth to suddenly come to life and terrorize their human creators in a horrific killing spree. Now, it’s up to a small group of people trapped in a desolate truck stop to defeat the killer machines — or be killed by them!

BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

  • NEW: Audio Commentary with Writer Tony Magistrale, Author of Hollywood’s Steven King
  • NEW: Audio Commentary by Actor and Comedian Jonah Ray and Blumhouse Film Executive Ryan Turek
  • NEW: “Truck Stop Tales” Featurette – An Interview with Producer Martha De Laurentiis
  • NEW: “Rage Against the Machines” Featurette – An Interview with Actress Laura Harrington
  • NEW: “Honeymoon Horrors” Featurette – Interviews with Actor John Short and Actress Yeardley Smith
  • NEW: “Maximum Carnage” Featurette – An Interview with Make-Up Effects Creator Dean Gates
  • “A Kid in King’s Court” Featurette – An Interview with Actor Holter Graham
  • NEW: “The Wilmington Factor” Featurette – A Look Back at the Filming of Maximum Overdrive with Members of the Production Crew in North Carolina
  • NEW: “Who Made Who?” Featurette – An Interview with Murray Engleheart, Co-Author of AC/DC: Maximum Rock & Roll
  • NEW: “Goblin Resurrectus” Featurette – The Restoration of the Happy Toyz Golbin
  • Behind-the-Scenes Footage
  • Still Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots

 

CAST

Emilio Estevez                        St. Elmo’s Fire, Young Guns, The Outsiders, The Breakfast Club

Pat Hingle                               Batman, Batman & Robin, Sudden Impact

Laura Harrington                     The Devil’s Advocate, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape

Christopher Murney                Barton Fink, The Last Dragon

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 1986

Title Copyright: Maximum Overdrive © 1986 Dino De Laurentiis Productions Inc. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2018 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating: R

Genre: Horror, Action

Closed-Captioned: NA

Subtitles: English, Spanish, English SDH

Feature Run Time: 98 minutes

Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition 16×9 (2.35:1) Presentation

Blu-ray Audio: Original 2.0 Stereo Audio (DTS Master Audio)

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