Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp, 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.
Based on the short story by Stephen King, this tells the tale of trucks suddenly coming to life and attacking their owners.
John Canyon is one of the last independent space transport entrepreneurs. Rough times force him to carry suspicious cargo to Earth without questions being asked. During the flight the cargo turns out to be multitude of unstoppable and deadly killer robots.
Songlines Live is the seventh album and second commercially released live recording and first DVD by American jam band The Derek Trucks Band, released in 2006 (see 2006 in music). It was recorded at the Park West in Chicago, Illinois.
Lively footage of trucks executing all sorts of feats. For kids.
From huge 18-wheelers to garbage trucks, you'll get an up close look inside trucks used for hauling, collecting and plowing. Switching gears, hop inside the monster machines that smash tiny cars beneath their humongous wheels. Hosted by Hard Hat Harry, these two fun-filled educational episodes will delight children who are beginning to express an interest in machines and large work vehicles.
Hey kids! Ever wonder what firefighters call their trucks? Want to know what's inside the fire chief's truck? Want to know how much water a pumper carries? Get your boots on and get ready to roll with the Fire Monsters!
Loner Diane Ford is a truck driver with an 11-year-old son, Peter, whom she never sees, and that's fine with her. But, when Peter's father, Len, falls ill, he asks Diane to take care of their son for a while. Eventually, Diane reluctantly agrees, but she quickly realizes that caring for a child interferes with her independent lifestyle - and Peter isn't all that thrilled with the arrangement, either.
Lots of Trucks DVD - See big rigs rolling down the road, hauling, and moving cargo, see how a truck is built, watch as big cranes, steam shovels, and heavy haulers work at major construction sights! There's racing, toy and military trucks, plus the biggest diggers, bulldozers and dump trucks in action! Sing along songs by James Coffey! Spectacular camera footage and real-life sounds! Ages 3 - 8!
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From M16 rifles to Huey helicopters, the Vietnam War launched weapons that went on to become legendary. This is the untold story of one such weapon built not by the Pentagon, but by teenage soldiers trying to keep themselves alive: the gun truck. Through interviews and home movies, meet the U.S. Army's unsung heroes: the self-made, five-ton, moving monsters that defended convoys from enemy attack and went on to influence today's combat tactics.
Hey good buddies, no matter what your age, if you love trucks we guarantee you'll love this jam-packed action sing-a-long new DVD, Lots & Lots of Trucks : Hard Workin' Trucks! Its filled with lots and lots of construction trucks and ground-pounding, dirt-flying, close-up action! Plus, youll see trucks of every shape and size; there are so many trucks in this program youll hardly be able to count them all!
This engaging made-for-television movie follows the adventures of Ginny "Sweetie Pie" LaRosa (Kim Darby), who needs money after her trucker husband, Jack (Fred Willard), is shot by hijackers. Fortunately, she finds a partner in Flatbed Annie (Annie Potts), a freewheelin' driver. The women form an unlikely but profitable friendship while fending off the repo man who wants the truck and the criminals who are after the cocaine hidden in it.
HEY RECRUITS! Grab your fire helmets and turnout gear, because we're in training! You're going to learn how to rappel, how to handle a hose and how to open a fire hydrant. Want to know the difference between a pumper and an aerial ladder truck? Get your boots on and get ready to roll with the Fire Monsters!
Kids learn about recycling with these monster construction machines as they crunch, crack, and mangle mountains of metal. And they'll learn to count too! Who knew a scrap yard could be so much fun?
Don't over think it and don't try to figure it out! Just sit back and enjoy the non-stop 4x4 fun that is TGW 18! With bigger trucks than you've ever seen, venues all over the United States, and the biggest parties around, it's practically impossible to not have fun, and TGW 18 shows you exactly why! If you've experienced it live, then you know. If you haven't, then you need to! This is TGW 18, get ready to fly!
Award-winning filmmaker Marc Isaacs explores the secret life of Britain's truckers, discovering an uncharted world of isolation, loneliness and the open road.
Hard Hat Harry takes his young friends Hillary and Mark for an up-close and personal adventure with monster trucks. They meet Frank, a real monster truck builder, and learn the secrets of how those mega machines are put together, including the frame, body and steering wheel. Then Frank shows them how to use the special high-powered super tools for putting on the huge 1,000-pound tires. Then it’s off to the races, as we watch monster trucks in action on the track and in the arena, crushing cars by driving right on top of them!
Kids visit their favorite trucks at construction sites. There's no pile of dirt too high and no hole too deep for these powerful Dirt Monsters. Kids get to spell all the mighty things trucks do, and sing the alphabet too!
A documentary about the many antics that go on during the shooting of a film, focusing in on the people that you never see. The crew.
Eddie Stobart: Trucks & Trailers is a documentary television programme series lifting the lid on the fascinating world of the legendary Eddie Stobart haulage company. The first broadcast of each episode in the United Kingdom is on Channel 5 on Friday evenings at 8pm, followed by a catch-up on Channel 5+1 one hour later.
Trucks! is an American television program that airs weekends as a part of Spike TV‘s Powerblock. It is hosted by Kevin Neils Tetz and Ryan Shand. The program focuses on automotive mechanics involving trucks and SUVs, ranging from improvement, to customizing, to creative works. The show is involved with racing and/or customizing trucks, and in the past the show included segments called "How It Works" where the host would visit with various technical instructors at Wyotech to discuss automotive related topics such as how a particular mechanical device operated or the specialized equipment it takes to diagnose or repair a vehicle. The show was originally hosted by Stacey David and Mel Fair, who was also the program’s director, writer, and producer. Fair left the show at the end of the first season to pursue an acting career leaving David as the show's only host. In 2005, David left the show to pursue another automotive show concept entitled "Stacey David's GearZ" which debuted on ESPN2 in March 2007. After David's departure, Paul Vinson and Kevin Tetz took over as co-hosts for the 2006 season, although Vinson was rarely seen during the latter part of the season while Tetz began sharing the camera with Ryan Shand. Shand officially replaced Vinson as co-host beginning with the 2007 season, although no official statement or press release has provided any explanation behind the change. Some online reports however have sighted Vinson may have been suffering from a kidney failure and awaiting a transplant. He has been in the past and currently an actor.
Take a trip to Yellowknife, Canada to experience one of the most dangerous careers around. In unfathomably cold conditions, truck drivers haul equipment and supplies to miners in the Canadian tundra in the dead of winter on a 350-mile highway of ice.
Jump in the cab with some of the men and women behind the wheel of monster road trains and reveals what life is really like on the wide-open road. Highly dramatic, often humorous, Outback Truckers reveals the true blue heart and soul of Aussie trucking.
The sequel of TV show "Truckers" about associates Paja and Jare.
Faced with imminent extinction, and guided by a mysterious handheld black box, the surviving members of an alien race of small people - Nomes - embark upon a quest to find a new home, safe from the unwelcome attentions of us destructive humans...
Truckers is a British drama television series that first broadcast on BBC One on 10 October 2013. The series is about Britain through the lives of truck drivers working in Nottingham.
Bigfoot Presents: Meteor and the Mighty Monster Trucks is a children's show on Discovery Kids, that premiered in the fall of 2006 and was produced by Endgame Entertainment and Bigfoot. It is a CGI-style animation, presenting the fictional adventures of some monster trucks with the personalities of young children. In 2007, Bigfoot Presents: Meteor and the Mighty Monster Trucks was nominated for an Emmy Award in the Outstanding Special Class Animated Program category. Head writers credited on the show were Ken Cuperus, Alice Prodanou and Dave Dias. The series was cancelled on October 11, 2010, because of the last day of Discovery Kids' broadcast. Its successor, Hub Network, has not included it in their lineup, so the ending of the series is in limbo. It is currently seen on Simle of a Child as "Monster Truck Adventures".
Comedy Drama about a Northern Haulage Firm struggling in the recession hit 1980's in the UK
The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show is a live musical comedy act. The pair can frequently be seen as an act at the Largo nightclub, an alternative comedy hotspot in Los Angeles. The two "frontmen" of the band, The Naked Trucker and Gerald "T-Bones" Tibbons are played by actors Dave "Gruber" Allen and David Koechner, respectively. The show consists of catchy songs and long, humorous stories of life on the road. The Naked Trucker sings and plays guitar, usually wearing nothing more than his red hat and boots. He is a coffee-fueled long-haul trucker who embraces his own nudity as the ultimate example of American freedom. T-Bones is a freeloading drifter who's rarely seen without his ball-peen hammer or bottle of sweet wine. Often underestimated, T-Bones surprises many, including Trucker, with his cunning and depth of knowledge. The duo has performed live on Late Night with Conan O'Brien as well as Real Time with Bill Maher. They also have played various dates with Tenacious D. Their signature song, "My American Dream," features a unique description of an ideal America. T-Bones also sings "My Daddy Is an Astronaut," a tragicomic tale of his fatherless childhood believing that Buzz Aldrin is his dad.
American Trucker is a television show on the Speed cable channel. Hosted by Robb Mariani, the pilot episode featured Robb helping another mechanic restore one of the classic 1980 Kenworth K-100 Aerodyne trucks used in the TV show B. J. and the Bear, along with a short piece about the world's largest truck stop, the Iowa 80. Running a total of 13 episodes for Season 1, American Trucker is currently filming a new 13 episode Season 2 content to run late summer thru fall of 2011. The show is produced by Bud Brutsman and Steve Beebe of Overhaulin' fame. Show content is derived from Robb's knowledge and experience with trucks and trucking history. Robb is a past cast member of HGTV's Design Star series. Dan Bruno, the owner of such famous trucks as the Rubber Duck's Mack truck from Convoy and past owner of the Peterbilt tanker from Duel is credited on the show as a technical consultant.
There’s a dream home—and there’s a dream location. Cabin Truckers follows the complicated business of hauling colossal cabins across rocky, mountainous terrain delivering precious cargo to remote, picturesque locations. Watch as an expert team navigates through extremely rocky, mountainous terrain, delivering precious cargo to thrilled homeowners.
Trick My Trucker is an American reality TV show broadcast on Country Music Television. A spin-off of the Trick My Truck series, the show features "trucker makeovers" in which out-of-shape truck drivers learn how to work out, eat healthier foods, and improve their appearance. The show is hosted by Bob Guiney, and features trainer Aaron Aguilera and stylist Harmonie Krieger. The show premiered on November 10, 2007.
Enter the world of underground truck racing: fierce, thrilling competitions of the baddest drivers and trucks out there. Join the Dirty 7 as they get down and dirty in The Pit, facing challengers from around the country and pushing their machines to the limit.
Lil' Elvis and the Truckstoppers is a French-Australian animated series produced by the ABC. The story follows a group of children and their adventures in outback Australia. The title character of the series is "Lil' Elvis". The opening sequence and music reveal that he was thrown out of a Gold Cadillac in a guitar case, hinting that he is the illegitimate child of Elvis Presley. He is raised by foster parents, Grace and Len, who are fervent fans of Elvis Presley. Lil' Elvis is musically talented, singing and playing the guitar and his foster mother is convinced he is the son of Elvis Presley. Lil' Elvis and his two friends, Lionel and Janet, form the band "The Truckstoppers", and the series follows their adventures in the outback town Little Memphis/Wanapoo. Lionel is an Indigenous Australian who plays the didgeridoo, and has a penchant for exclaiming "deadly". Janet is a beret wearing Asian Australian girl who plays the drums. The Truckstoppers recurring enemy is the businessman W.C. Moore, who wants to become their manager to exploit them commercially, turning Lil' Memphis into a tourist attraction. he is also obsessed with finding deposits of the mysterious mineral Berkonium. He has a Berkonium marble, which he uses to beat children at the game of marbles, their major recreational activity. He also frequently electrically zaps his hapless limousine driver.
World's Toughest Trucker is a show Produced by Dragonfly Productions and GroupM Entertainment and is broadcast on Channel 5 in the United Kingdom and Discovery Channel in the US. The show was Originally commissioned by Channel 5 in the United Kingdom, the format is a co-production between Dragonfly and Group M Entertainment and pits eight truck drivers against each other in a series of challenges. The winner receives US$150,000 and the title “world’s toughest trucker. It had its world premiere on 6 January 2012 on Channel 5. The show follows the success of Channel 5's other trucking programing such as Ice Road Truckers and Eddie Stobart: Trucks & Trailers. It is Broadcast on Friday at 8pm and regularly repeated. The show is filmed and broadcast in HD. Channel 5 describes the show as "The world's most fearless truck drivers face off in some of the world's most feared locations." "In an exciting new series commencing on Channel 5 this week, eight of the world’s most experienced truck drivers go head to head in some of the harshest environments on planet Earth. Drawn from England, Scotland, Canada, USA, Sri Lanka and Australia, they are challenged to navigate the most extreme routes across that include Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mongolia and India. Each journey will last three days, and they must contend with unusual cargo, massive rigs, lethal roads and each other. Along the way, the weak will be eliminated and only one will walk away with the £100,000 prize and the title of ‘World’s Toughest Trucker" Over 60,000 people applied to take part in the show. The eventual winner of series one was Englishman Stuart, with fan favorite Rookie finishing in second place and Derek in third.