Overall Rank: 4214
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 140
Theatrical Release Date: 12/09/1983
Genre: Drama, Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John Carpenter
Actors: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, Robert Prosky, Harry Dean Stanton, Kelly Preston
Plot: High school geek Arnie Cunningham becomes enamored with a rundown, red 1958 Plymouth Fury and makes it his task to restore it to glory. His friends notice his personality begins to change for the worse and find the car has a deadly past. -- Chris Kavan
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 01/13/2019
"Her name's Christine." "I like that." 'Christine', like most Carpenter movies is an under-appreciated thrill ride with a twisted sense of humor. Solid performances, excellent score and John Carpenter can any movie stylistic despite the absurd concept. However, I wish Harry Dean Stanton had more to do.
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 05/26/2012
I remember the lead overreacting in most scenes, which makes it laughable instead of scary. The car had more personality than the characters present. Pace of the whole film was sluggish though there were a few spooky moments particularly when the car was brought to life. Christine could have been better if it had believable artists, better dialogue and the element of suspense.
Yojimbo - wrote on 05/26/2012
Popular car based horror that has the same weakness all Steven King adaptations have; Steven King's ideas are really, REALLY lame. What is scary about an old car, exactly...? Competently executed, but nothing more.
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