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Question: vote!
Howard the Duck (1986) - 7 (53.8%)
Maximum Overdrive (1986) - 6 (46.2%)
Total Voters: 13

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« on: January 22, 2013, 01:14:06 AM »


Duck gone wild or machines on a rampage? Vote for your favorite bad movie.
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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2013, 07:05:42 AM »

Max Overdrive for me. AC/DCs soundtrack (Who Made Who) was the first cassette tape I ever bought. The scene where the guy gets killed by the vending machine was legendary.

Howard the duck only has Lea Thomson going for it really, imo

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« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2013, 07:11:04 AM »

I went with Howard, it's got Lea Thompson and I thought it was genuinely funny.

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« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2013, 08:19:34 AM »

Love'em both but I had to give "Howard" the nod, as I've seen it way more times than I've seen "Maximum."

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« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2013, 10:46:31 AM »

Seen Howard the Duck, and well.....I got bored with it. Maximum Overdrive, though, that is a classic to show my friends.

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« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2013, 08:56:25 PM »

Howard the Duck!

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« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2013, 01:28:53 AM »

I have to go for the one that has duck boobies.
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« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2013, 12:09:43 PM »

MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE. AC/DC,the Green Goblin truck,and the soda pop machine kill!

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« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2013, 12:03:53 AM »

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« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2013, 01:52:12 AM »

howard the duck kind of sucked.  The first half was about him trying to adapt to earth and finding a way home.  The second half was like a totally different movie about him trying to be an action hero.  Lucas should have picked what kind of movie he wanted to do instead of changing his mind half way threw.

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