Maximum Overdrive

Movie • 1986 • Action  

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When a comet passes close to the earth, machines all over the world come alive and go on homicidal rampages. A group of people at a desolate truck stop are held hostage by a gang of homicidal 18-wheelers. The frightened people set out to defeat the killer machines ... or be killed by them.
This movie contains 30 potentially triggering events.
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Your Triggers
Does the dog die?
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Anonymous
You see the aftermath (the dead dog) but you don't actually see it get killed.
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Unanswered Triggers
Were animals harmed in the making?
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Is there bestiality?
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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Is an animal sad?
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Is rape mentioned?
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Are rabbits harmed?
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Are there abusive parents?
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Are there transphobic slurs?
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Abuse
Is someone stalked?
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huviks
The kid gets stalked by an ice cream truck
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Is there domestic violence?
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Is someone gaslighted?
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Is a child abused?
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Addiction
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Is there addiction?
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Does someone abuse alcohol?
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Animal
Does a horse die?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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huviks
No other animals are shown to have died
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Are animals abused?
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Is there a dead animal?
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Does a cat die?
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Does a pet die?
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there spiders?
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Are there snakes?
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Are there bugs?
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huviks
Just a VW
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Assault
Is there pedophilia?
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A hitchiker in a car in the beginning of the movie had to ward off a handsy driver.
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Bodily Harm
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huviks
A woman has her arm sliced by an electric knife; another woman uses a razor to defend herself
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Does someone struggle to breathe?
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Is there cannibalism?
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Is someone crushed to death?
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Is someone burned alive?
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Is someone buried alive?
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Is there amputation?
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A person's arm is attacked by a knife, but not amputated.
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werepolybius
a child's head gets GRAPHICALLY squashed by a sentient steamroller with crushing noises and screaming. very jarring to those who are watching for first times
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Is there a hanging?
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Are any teeth damaged?
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Does someone break a bone?
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Does someone have a seizure?
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FVanth
A soda machine malfunctions and starts violently shooting out FULL pop cans and the first one or two hit the baseball coach in the crotch.

Later a boy gets steamrolled feet first and his whole male anatomy presumably flattened by the steamroller just before the rest of him.
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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huviks
A motorcyclist falls, presumably to their death, on the drawbridge
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kushbreth
Someone gets gasoline splashed in their face, and later you see their eyes in a very fast close-up (contacts and blood leaking from eye)
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Is there excessive gore?
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Children
Does a kid die?
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ClareShepherd
A kid gets run over by a steam roller
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Is a minor sexualized?
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Death
Does someone die?
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Family
Is someone kidnapped?
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Does a parent die?
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Does someone cheat?
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FVanth
The man in the arcade... wait did you mean... nevermind.
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huviks
A child's toy does, however, manage to kill a dog!
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Fear
Are there jumpscares?
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kushbreth
Technically the (spoilers) electronics are possessed
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Are there ghosts?
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Are there clowns?
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CoryWilcox
There's an image of a clown in a truck
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ClareShepherd
Ocean
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Is there a shower scene?
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There is a bathroom scene, it's for sure over when you hear a feminine scream
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Does someone vomit?
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Pennygirl13
Its at the very end of the movie when they are on a boat you barely hear anything its not super triggering in my opinion
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The main character talks to another character as he is pooping in the bathroom. You can hear the action being done.
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Does someone spit?
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Is there audio gore?
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Large-scale Violence
Are there 9/11 depictions?
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Law Enforcement
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ClareShepherd
Reference to a character having been in prison
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Medical
Is electro-therapy used?
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Are needles/syringes used?
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Is there a mental institution scene?
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Is there a hospital scene?
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Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
Does someone suffer from PTSD?
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Does someone self harm?
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Is a mentally ill person violent?
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Is there body dysmorphia?
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Are there anxiety attacks?
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kushbreth
There's a scene where a kid crawls through a small tunnel, and a scene where two adults crawl through a claustrophobic sewer tunnel
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
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Is there autism specific abuse?
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Noxious
Is there shakey cam?
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Is there screaming?
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kushbreth
There's a scene with flashing visuals (an arcade machine screen)
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Paranoia
Is the fourth wall broken?
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Pregnancy
Is a baby stillborn?
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Is there childbirth?
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Are there abortions?
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Does someone miscarry?
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Does a pregnant person die?
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
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kushbreth
Someone gets called a "fat fuck"
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nblibrius
The first non-group death is of a black man though.
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Are there homophobic slurs?
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Is there hate speech?
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Does an LGBT person die?
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Are there n-words?
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Sex
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The two main protagonists are intimate but their clothes stay on.
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Are there nude scenes?
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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Sickness
Does someone have a stroke?
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Social
Is someone homeless?
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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Does it have a sad ending?
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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Does a car honk or tires screech?
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Does a plane crash?
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CoryWilcox
We see the crash site but not the crash itself
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FVanth
Car, truck, steamroller, RC Police car (SEE: Dog death)... shall I go on?
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Violence
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huviks
Although we learn in the credits that a Russian 'weather satellite' blows up a UFO with lasers and nukes
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Is there blood/gore?
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Does someone drown?
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FVanth
We are left to assume the man who fell off of the bridge into the water either died on impact or drowned.
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Rocket launchers are used against the machines and then a machine with a gun on it kills a couple of people after the wall gets broken down
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