Editor’s note: Car guys, and even car girls, can take only so much of those Hallmark holiday movies that fill the airwaves and cable systems this time of year. As an automotive alternative, we’re offering our own suggestions of our favorite car movies for your viewing pleasure. Check out more of our favorite car movies here.
We’ve all owned cars we swore were possessed by the Devil, but nothing on wheels matches the demonic 1958 Plymouth Fury hardtop that wreaked murderous havoc in the 1983 horror movie Christine, written by Steven King and directed by John Carpenter, of Halloween fame.
Christine is a killing machine that does its own bodywork, even after being burnt to a crisp while running down a rotten bully in a blaze of gory. That, by the way, is one of the most insanely over-the-top scenes you’ll ever witness.