R | | Horror, Thriller
A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.
Oak Park High School's football team was used to film the game, being a small school, all boys from the school had to be used to field both sides of the ball as well as the sidelines. OPHS uniforms were used by the defense, for the offense, league rival Carpenteria's Uniform was used.
Hi Leigh, huh I, I need to see you.
Leigh Cabot: Arnie, I care about you.
Arnie Cunningham: Look, I love you, Leigh. And I think we deserve one more try. Don't you?
Arnie Cunningham: Will you give me a fucking yes or no?
Leigh Cabot: Arnie, please don't do this to me.
Arnie Cunningham: Why don't you just be straight with me, ...
When Arnie visits Dennis in the hospital for the first time, the foot he puts the paper cup on is fake.
In the opening credits when the titles are appearing, Christine's engine can be heard.
There was a home video release during the 1980s that was an extended cut which included many of the deleted scenes found on the Special Edition DVD.
$3,408,904 11 December 1983