Monster Trucks
Monster Trucks (2017)

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… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 13, 2017
DVD Release Date: April 11, 2017
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Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Despite flashes of inspiration, the singularly high-concept Monster Trucks shows that it takes more than monsters and trucks to create a compelling feature film.

Scott Marks
San Diego Reader

Audiences could do (and have done) a lot worse than this genial throwback to a time when Kurt Russell was Disney's #1 living, breathing attraction.

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Katie Walsh
Los Angeles Times

The story and characters are so bland and color-by-numbers that it's hard to care about this juvenile adventure romp

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Matthew Bond
The Mail on Sunday (UK)

While there is some knockabout fun to be had along the ridiculous truck-chase way, the inevitable environmental message really couldn't be more confused.

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Sam Fragoso
TheWrap

These elements are all well and good, but if you're above the age of 12, it becomes considerably harder to reconcile the sporadic tone-deafness.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

CGI creatures have more personality than the humans. Characters and logic are sacrificed for images and gags.

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Sarah Marrs
Lainey Gossip

Monster Trucks is exactly the kind of movie that should cost studio brass their jobs.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Monster Trucks is a wreck, fueled by the crazy belief that noise and repetition can disguise the lack of credible writing, directing, acting and FX.

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John Semley
Globe and Mail

A film that makes good on its laughable, low-concept premise, one that relies on an out-of-fashion moral clarity that may actually benefit its presumed child viewer.

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Tim Brayton
Alternate Ending

Confronts us with the spectacle of a great many people trying very desperately to convince us what FUN we're having, but the seams show all over the place.

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Monsters and trucks, monsters are kewl, monster trucks are definitely kewl. How could this not turn out to be awesomely kewl?? So there's this fracking… More
KJ Proulx
Over a year ago, I found myself scrolling through upcoming releases and became fascinated by a film called Monster Trucks. Without a plot synopsis, I was… More
EpicLadySponge the Adventurer
Monster Trucks is a film designed to be enjoyable for children and to be a boring ride for everyone else. If you have nothing else to do than watching your… More