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Nightmare Fuel / Christine

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An adaptation of a Stephen King novel directed by John Carpenter? What could go wrong?

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  • Christine herself. A dangerous, hate-filled sentient vehicle that will not hesitate to kill anyone who either crosses Arnie or gets in the way of their twisted relationship.
    • As if that wasn't enough, it would appear that she is completely indestructible, so no matter how hard you try to get rid of her, she will always come out on top in the end.
    • The fact that her origin is never explained. While the novel goes into detail about her history with LeBay (and all of it is deeply fucked up in a way that only Stephen King could have imagined), the exact nature of how a sentient car came into existence is left ambiguous.

  • The scene where Christine tries to murder Leigh in a fit of jealous rage.

  • Christine's massacre of Buddy Repperton and his gang. While they all 100% deserve it, it's still horrifying to watch.

  • The very concept of what's happening to Arnie. It's almost non-existent in the movie, but it's pretty blatant in the book, if you read between the lines.

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