A strange car with an evil mind.Arnie Cunningham is a high school geek who falls in love with "Christine", a red 1958 plymouth fury that needs quite a bit of work. Arnie decides to restore the car to its original condition. He begins to spend alot of time with the car and his friends notice that the car is not the only thing that is changing. Seems Arnie has developed a cocky arrogance that does not seem at all like the real Arnie.