Synopsis: Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp (Lucas Till), a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. After an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange and subterranean creature with a taste and a talent for speed, Tripp may have just found the key to getting out of town and a most unlikely friend.
Running time: 1h 45m
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Family
Release date: January 13, 2017
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Director: Chris Wedge
Cast: Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Barry Pepper, Thomas Lennon, Danny Glover, Amy Ryan, Holt McCallany, Samara Weaving
Official site: www.monstertrucksmovie.com
What parents need to know: Rated PG for action, peril, brief scary images, and some rude humor.