Trucker

Trucker

Streaming Video - 2011
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Diane Ford (Michelle Monaghan), a vivacious and successful independent truck driver, leads a carefree life of long-haul trucking, one-night stands, and all-night drinking with Runner (Nathan Fillion - Serenity, Waitress, Castle) until the evening her estranged 11-year-old son, Peter (Jimmy Bennett, young James Kirk in Star Trek), is unexpectedly dropped at her door. Peter hasn't seen his mother since he was a baby and wants to live with Diane as little as she wants him, but they are stuck with each other - at least for now, while his father Len (Benjamin Bratt) is in the hospital. Burdened with this new responsibility and seeing the life of freedom she's fought for now jeopardized, Diane steps reluctantly into her past and looks sidelong at an uncharted future that is not as simple or straightforward as she had once believed possible.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2010
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (93 min.) :,sd., col., digital file

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spur1
Jun 20, 2017

I loved the movie cause i love semi trucks

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firefly5
Sep 07, 2016

I did not like this movie. Mother has extremely loose morals, child is neglected and not wanted. How is this entertainment???

a5a22406 Dec 21, 2014

I enjoyed this movie. Smaller budget but well done. I like Michelle Monaghan's other movie roles also.

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beckythecat1
Sep 22, 2014

good reality film, maybe best for children over 12? deals with mom's leaving, cancer, and fairly outrageous lives of long haul truckers, with a twist because the truck driver is a woman. real life is sometimes hard to look at.

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DKWA
Apr 14, 2013

Didn't like it at all. Wondering why it was a "Winner" at a couple of film festivals.

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bstudent
Dec 21, 2011

this is a tough chick, not your more and more familiar "gangster b*%#..." hardened on the streets. She appears to be a gal who's been through a lot of crap and got back up and dusted herself off. the child is not a shock as she's aware of it however what happens to her is.

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joseph
Nov 08, 2010

Good - Trucker (2008) 90 min. Michelle Monaghan plays a troubled woman who had made some serious mistakes in her time including the abandonment of her son. The film takes some time to find its mark and therefore, you’ll require some patience but once it enfolds you’ll notice one wonderful theme and that is how loving a God we have. Throughout the story, the troubled mother is given opportunities for redemption. It is those moments that the film shines. This is not a religious film but the themes are evident. Give this one a shot – you won’t be sorry.

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darkorion98
Jun 25, 2010

YAWN!!!!!..I didn't like it..

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