Found 9th Jul 2007
The most famous and certainly the best killer car horror flick ever made, from the ghostly pen of Stephen King. Horror master John Carpenter directs this grisly yarn about a bullied nerd who takes a wrong turn into darkness when he buys a beaten up old cherry red Plymouth Fury. The car has been cursed since it came off the motor city assembly line, having killed a factory worker and put pay to it's first owner and his family. Now the rusting junk pile has snared a new patsy and the car itself now has the love it needs to fix itself (in some spectacular SFX sequences). For new owner Arnie, life isn't easy and the thugs from the school shop class won't leave him be. Christine doesn't like this and goes out on a lonely rampage to ice each and every one of them. Can his old jock pal Dennis and Arnie's new squeeze, Leigh, drag him back to reality or is the new, black clad Arnie here to stay? John Carpenter directs this movie with great energy and the central performance from Keith Gordon as the illfated geek is above and beyond the usual horror movie hackwork you get in a teen scare flick. Christine is one of the best horror movies of the 1980s.