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Why didn't that fatass just get on top of anything away from Christine?


There's a lot of chances along the way where he could have hopped on and get away from Christine, but he chose to run himself into a frigging deadend that's like 10 feets long.. WHAT AN IDIOT! I mean the car is haunted but it ain't no transformer.. I doubt it will transform itself and fly on top of a building LMAO

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Buddy too, he decides to run right in the middle of the road!

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Nobody said any of them were geniuses.

Look at Buddy - he was about 30 years old and still in high school

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I agree about Buddy but he seemed to be in area where there was no place to hide, plus his death looked awesome. The fat kid was a knucklehead but to give him credit he actually did end up in a area where Christine could not theoretically get to him.

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Take a look at Leigh; I could've slapped her. Just standing there making herself an easy target making one dumb face after another, waiting for Dennis to warn her. After her only sensible stunt, swinging herself upward, there was a LADDER going up right next to her, for chrissakes! If you want to get away from a charging car, climb UP. Better yet, join your friend in the bulldozer, what say?

Hate the scripts they gave girls in the 80s. All dumb expressions, squeaky voices and a tear or two.

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William Ostrander (who played Buddy Repperton) said when they were shooting the scene where Christine was chasing him down the highway after the gas station explosion, he asked John Carpenter "John, why am I running straight down the middle of the road?" Carpenter said "Because it's a movie." :D

...perfect answer. :)

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perfect answer only if your braindead. Being a movie does not excuse utter stupidity, and im sorry to hear such a mastermind as Carpenter ever thought this was ok.

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Picking apart a movie about a possessed '58 Plymouth... yeah, that sounds like a real deep thinker at work.

If that kind of thing bothers you, you might want to learn your possessives and contractions while you're at it.

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It does not matter what the movie is about. if the characters act like brainless idiots without a reason its a problem.

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Picking apart a movie about a possessed '58 Plymouth... yeah, that sounds like a real deep thinker at work.


I know! It would have been so much better if Buddy would have popped wheels out of his feet, dropped his pants and lit one of his farts to propel himself down the road like a rocket. How awesome would it have been to see him bent over and shooting down the highway with a huge flame coming out of his ass while laughing at Christine's inability to keep up? And the great thing is that they could totally do such a scene without it seeming the least bit out of place because they already have one element of the movie that doesn't conform to reality, so that gives them free reign to do absolutely anything!


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Thanks for that hilarious visual ! It's going to be really difficult not to imagine this the next time I watch Christine!

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thanks, ydobon, that made me LOL!!!!!!!!!!

Was it a millionaire who said "Imagine no possessions"?

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I am in tears literally! Thank you!

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Bump.

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I thought the same thing when I watched this: Jump on top of Christine!

And Buddy Reperton...what kind of goofus runs in the middle of the road to escape a car?!!


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Him and his buddies were mindless cretins. That's all one needs to know.




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He could've just jumped on top of the car, climbed over it, and ran.

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Christine WAS kind of a transformer. She crushpushed herself into the narrow alley just to kill the fat guy. And later, during the climactic fight with the bulldozer, Christine tried to regenerate again but was too slow.

But I agree on that I would have jumped on the hood of the car. He probably was too frightened and too surprised at Arnie/Christine trying to reach and crush him.



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and arthouse. A film is a goddam film."

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Yeah, because fat people are known for being quick and agile.

Who says violence is not the answer?

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this thread is too funny!!

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Love the thread title lol. And agree with you, every time that scene comes up I just face-palm then laugh my ass off

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He was probably in such shock that the car they had just totaled a night or two before was in perfect condition and chasing him with nobody driving. I can't imagine you would be thinking clearly if it happened to you.

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