Monster Truck

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  • 2018
  • 17 min

Monster Trucks is a movie that was released in 2016. This action-comedy film is directed by Chris Wedge and stars Lucas Till, Jane Levy, and Barry Pepper in the lead roles. Produced by Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies, the movie is about a high school senior, Tripp, who builds a monster truck from scrapped old cars. The movie begins by introducing Tripp, a high school student who is struggling with school, family, and his future. Tripp works at a junkyard to save enough money to leave his small town and pursue his dreams. One day, while working on a scrapped truck, Tripp discovers an unknown creature that has the ability to power his truck. In a bid to save the creature from being captured by an oil company, Tripp builds a monster truck around it and forms an unlikely friendship with the creature.

As Tripp, the hero of the movie, tries to uncover the mystery behind the creature’s origins, he is pursued by the oil company’s operatives, who are hell-bent on capturing the creature at any cost. Tripp and his friends embark on a wild adventure as they evade the operatives and try to get the creature back to its home.

The movie features a range of interesting characters, including Tripp’s love interest, Meredith, who helps him on his adventure. Rob Lowe plays the villain, Mr. Burke, who leads the oil company’s efforts to capture the creature. Pepper’s character Sheriff Rick also plays a significant role in the plot.

The plot of Monster Trucks is predictable and formulaic, but the movie makes up for this by being entertaining and visually impressive. The special effects used to create the creature and the monster truck are impressive and give the movie a unique edge. The action scenes are also well-choreographed and keep the audience engaged throughout the movie.

Along with the action, the movie also delivers some comedy. The humor in Monster Trucks is mainly geared towards young audiences, but there are a few jokes that can also be enjoyed by adults. The script is decent, and the dialogue is well-written, with some witty one-liners thrown in for good measure.

One of the best aspects of Monster Trucks is the performances by the cast. Lucas Till shines as Tripp, displaying both the vulnerability and the courage of his character. Jane Levy is also excellent as the spunky and intelligent Meredith, who is not just a love interest but a significant part of the plot. Barry Pepper brings depth to his character of Sheriff Rick, who is not just a stereotypical law enforcement officer but has a backstory that is explored in the plot.

Overall, Monster Trucks is a fun and entertaining movie that will appeal to fans of action-comedy. While the plot may be predictable and formulaic, the movie makes up for it with its endearing characters, impressive special effects, and humor. The movie is ideal for family audiences and will be enjoyed by kids and parents alike.

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