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The Killer Vending Machine 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 soda vending machine comes to life and attacks a Little League baseball team in the middle of their game.

Appearance

The Killer Vending Machine is a 5-6-foot whitish-gray vending machine with no noticeable logos or product placement on the casing.

Powers and Abilities

The Killer Vending Machine possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Sentience
  • Ability to shoot soda cans at high velocity

Fate

The Killer Vending Machine ostensibly survives to the end of the film only to be rendered non-sentient after the Earth leaves the comet's trail.

Trivia

  • The Vending Machine only scores one on-screen death in the film: the baseball coach.

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