Monster Trucks parents guide

Monster Trucks

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Overall B

With little to do in his small hometown, Tripp (Lucas Till) scrounges scrap parts with the hopes of building a big truck. But the teen's project gets a boost when a mysterious creature takes up residence under the hood. Expect some big, loud and animation-enhanced action from this movie that takes the phrase Monster Trucks literally.

Release date January 13, 2017

Violence B-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A-
Substance Use B

Why is Monster Trucks rated PG? The MPAA rated Monster Trucks PG for action, peril, brief scary images, and some rude humor.

Run Time: 105 minutes

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Monster Trucks
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Monster Trucks rated PG? Monster Trucks is rated PG by the MPAA for action, peril, brief scary images, and some rude humor.

Violence: Frequent car/truck chases are depicted and result in crashes, roll-overs, plunging down cliffs, crushing things and extensive property damage. Explosions are portrayed. Oil company executives and staff ignore the possibility of disrupting an ecologically sensitive area, and agree to hide/destroy evidence of wrong doing. Creatures are treated cruelly, shot with tranquilizer darts and threatened with poison and death. A mysterious monster makes scary noises and consumes petroleum products. Characters are frequently in peril and occasionally physically threated. Reckless driving and stunts are depicted. An adult betrays the trust of his son. Characters break the law and most suffer no consequences for doing so.

Sexual Content: A teen couple holds hands and camps out together over night – no sexual relations are implied. A woman kisses her boyfriend and it is assumed they live together. A character vomits. A boy’s low-riding pants reveal his butt crack.

Profanity: Terms of deity are used as expletives.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A man drinks at home after work, and it is implied that he is an alcoholic. An animal consumes a substance that makes him behave as though he is intoxicated.

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Monster Trucks
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Not Recommeded for Young Children.
Ontario PG Some Scary Scenes
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Monster Trucks is directed by Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha and stars Jane Levy, Lucas Till, Thomas Lennon, Rob Lowe.

From the Studio:
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. Melding cutting edge visual effects and state-of-the-art CGI, Monster Trucks is an action filled adventure for the whole family that will keep you on the edge of your seat and ultimately touch your heart.
By Paramount Pictures

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Learn what makes a vehicle a Monster Truck.

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