Top 10 Scary Halloween Truck and Car Movies: Not for the Faint of Heart (Video)

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Top 10 scary truck and car movies

Here are the Top 10 scary and creepy truck and car movies counted down. Halloween is almost upon us, and there is no better time to watch these classic scary movies that involve trucks. The movies listed here are Rated R. They are not for kids or the faint of heart.


A cast featuring Reese Witherspoon and Keifer Sutherland combines for this twisted 1996 take on the classic ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ story. It has a juvenile delinquent on the run and a serial killer/pedophile.

Joy Ride

This 2001 thriller features the late Paul Walker. The story has to do with college students on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey. They are being chased by a trucker who happens to be a psychotic killer.


This 2004 film featuring Jim Caviezel is all about revenge. The main character embarks on killing rampage in his 1972 Cadillac El Dorado.

The Wraith

What better way to challenge and exterminate an Arizona motorized gang, than in a mysterious and invincible car? This 1986 film features Charlie Sheen and Sherilyn Fenn.

Maximum Overdrive

This Stephen King book adaptation is all about possessed vehicles that come alive with a goal to kill people. This 1986 movie features Emilio Estevez and Pat Hingle.

The Car

This 1977 action horror film features a customized Lincoln that terrorizes everyone it comes into contact with. The car just looks ridiculous.

The Hitcher

This 1986 thriller is packed with horrific scenes. It features Rutger Hauer and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Just watch it to find for all the gory details.

Jeepers Creepers

This is the first in the series. It features a creepy cabover sinister truck, and actors Gina Philips and Justin Long.


Stephen Spielberg’s first (made for TV) movie that came out in 1971. It has the scary 18-wheeler from the featured image above. Be careful whom you pass on a lonely highway.


This 1983 horror movie is simply made for halloween. This John Carpenter’s  film features an evil car that affects the new-found owner. Enjoy!