The Killer Steamroller is a minor antagonist in the 1986 American horror film Maximum Overdrive.
When a strange comet causes all of Earth's machines to gain sentience and become murderous, a steamroller comes to life and attacks a Little League baseball team in the middle of their game.
The Killer Steamroller is a medium-sized light gray steamroller with a large black roller wheel and two large tires in the back.
Powers and Abilities
The Killer Steamroller possesses the following powers and abilities:
- Ability to communicate in Morse code
The Killer Steamroller ostensibly survives to the end of the film only to be rendered non-sentient after the Earth leaves the comet's trail.
- The scene of the baseball-playing child getting crushed by the steamroller reportedly made Night of the Living Dead creator George Romero vomit.