Children's action adventure directed by Chris Wedge. Desperate to escape life in small-town America, high school student Tripp (Lucas Till) begins to build a monster truck from pieces of scrapped cars as his ticket to bigger and better things. His creation gets an unexpected upgrade when a strange subterranean creature is let loose by an accident at a local oil-drilling site and takes up residence in his truck. After discovering his unlikely companion has a serious taste for speed, Tripp and his friend Meredith (Jane Levy) realise they may just have found the escape route they were looking for. The cast also includes Amy Ryan, Barry Pepper and Danny Glover.