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"You better watch what you say about my car. She's real sensitive."
Arnie Cunningham
Christine (1983)
Title: Christine
Directed by: John Carpenter
Written by: Bill Phillips; Stephen King
Produced by: Kirby McCauley; Mark Tarlov; Richard Kobritz; Larry Franco
Music by: John Carpenter; Alan Howarth
Cinematography: Donald M. Morgan
Edited by: Marion Rothman
Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
Released: December 9th, 1983
Rating: R
Running time: 110 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Budget: $9,700,000
Gross: $21,200,000

Christine is a 1983 horror film directed by John Carpenter and produced by Kirby McCauley, Mark Tarlov and Richard Kobritz. It is based on the Christine novel written by Stephen King. The plot centers around a young man named Arnie Cunningham who restores a 1958 Plymouth Fury which he names Christine. The car develops a mind of its own and begins systematically murdering Arnie's tormentors. Despite its demonic nature, Arnie grows very protective of Christine and refuses to let anybody come between him and his car.

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  • The tagline to this film is "Some cars are born bad".
  • Alternatively referred to as John Carpenter's Christine.
  • There are a total of twenty-one credited cast members in this film.
  • Grossed $3,408,000 on its opening weekend.
  • Was released to laserdisc in May of 1990.

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