Trucks (1997) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Trucks

Chris Thomson, 1997

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Trucks
Stephen King, 1987

Trucks is a movie directed by Chris Thomson in 1997 and based on the book of the same name by Stephen King, first published in 1987. The movie features Timothy Busfield, Brenda Bakke, Aidan Devine, Roman Podhora, Jay Brazeau, Brendan Fletcher, and others.

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“The movie is neither better nor worse than the book”

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RATING

3.9

/ 10

Movie Poster: Trucks (Chris Thomson, 1997)

6.8

/ 10

Book Cover: Trucks (Stephen King, 1987)

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Storyline

In a small Nevada town, the town residents live peacefully. But one day, most trucks mysteriously start to come to life and develop their own minds. Ray along with his son arrive in Nevada, where they decide to stay in a restaurant. As the trucks start to develop their own minds, a trucker loses control of his refrigerator truck and decides to get out of it to see why the truck stopped. When he decides to check the trailer, he is locked inside by the truck.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Trucks, the 1997 movie by Chris Thomson

Year

1997

Minutes

95

Movie Rate

3.90

Source: IMDb

Cover of Trucks, the 1987 book by Stephen King

Year

1987

Pages

26

Book Rate

6.80

S: Goodreads

Book

Trucks

Country: USA

First published in: 1987

Length: 26 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
Movie by Stephen King

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