R | | Action, Comedy, Horror
A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal.
While filming the scene where the ice cream truck flips over the stunt didn't go according to plan. A telephone-pole size beam of wood was placed inside so it would flip end over end but it only flipped once and slid on its roof, right into the ... ...
Man At Cashpoint:
Honey, come on over here, sugarbuns. This machine just called me an asshole.
When Curtis shoots the ice cream truck, a human driver can briefly be seen at the wheel.
There are many deleted scenes from the film that are mentioned throughout literature and seen in photo stills from the film. Stephen King has mentioned on several occasions that the film was heavily cut to avoid an X rating from the MPAA. King has also spoken of showing the uncut version to fellow horror director George Romero and was quoted as saying that it made Mr. Romero sick. The removed shots were:
$3,205,644 (USA) (27 July 1986)
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