The story of the conception of a new British weapon for smashing the German dams in the Ruhr industrial complex and the execution of the raid by 617 Squadron 'The Dam Busters'.
A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an evil land baron in the old west who wants to steal his family's farm and destroy their idyllic community. When Daniel Hackett sees his father Jonas gravely wounded by the villainous Stiles, his first urge is for his family to flee the danger, and give up their life on a farm which Daniel has come to despise anyway. Going alone to a lake to try to decide what to do, he falls asleep on a boat and wakes to find himself in the wild west, in the company of such "tall tale" legends as Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, John Henry and Calamity Jane. Together, they battle the same villains Daniel is facing in his "real" world, ending with a heroic confrontation in which the boy stands up to Stiles and his henchmen, and rallies his neighbors to fight back against land grabbers who want to destroy their town.
Mater the tow truck travels from country to country as he retells his infamous but unbelievable stories.
Live at Montreux 1986 is a concert video release by the British band Talk Talk of a concert at 1986 Montreux Jazz Festival. The show was part of a tour that started in April 1986 to promote the band's recent album The Colour of Spring, and was to be their only appearance at Montreux, from their last tour. The video captures Talk Talk at the peak of their career.
Due to psychological issues with performing his secret mission the undercover detective visits a private psychiatrist and tells her about the reason for his visit. When she thinks the detective is just another ordinary patient with a need for a "cathartic" conversation and discussing his heady action detective experience, she realizes he's a much more complicated case, a case she might not be able to take in her stride.
Shortly after the end of World War II, a con man on the run finds himself in a passionate love affair that may well cost him his life.
When Apollo, a kind-hearted travelling performer, lands in the village of the Funny Little Bugs, it’s not too long before he upsets the life of the kingdom. As Apollo falls into a trap set by Wendy, the jealous and treacherous cousin of the queen, he is framed for kidnapping Queen Marguerite, causing panic in the hive! In reality, Marguerite is held by the Vermin, Wendy’s accomplices, while she takes over the throne. With the help of his new friends, Apollo embarks on a perilous rescue mission. To free the Queen and save the hive, the Little Bugs will bravely face many dangers and be more imaginative than ever!
Mater and Lightning McQueen are ready to rock! When Mater's garage band, Mater and the Gas Caps, records a hit song, Mater becomes a rock legend. Then Lightning joins Mater's band for the rock concert of the century!
The first in a series of shorts, based on answers to a four year old's questions. Tall Tales are white lies I tell my son about why he has to be quiet in certain places, why he has to go to bed by a certain time, where cars come from, where dreams come from, why people wear eyepatches and how milkshakes were invented.
This is an animated short about why children need to be quiet on trains. Tall Tales are white lies I tell my son about why he has to be quiet in certain places, why he has to go to bed by a certain time, where cars come from, where dreams come from, why people wear eyepatches and how milkshakes were invented.
In this newly-edited featurette comprised of largely unseen footage from Phantasmagoria, Phantasm star Angus Scrimm discusses his portrayal of the iconic Tall Man throughout the franchise
A cricket arrives at the village of small animals, disrupting the life of the Kingdom, right on the eve of the jubilee of the Queen. This results in a conspiracy that may cause a lot of trouble for the new visitor.
Mater is a matador fighting a herd of bulldozers in Spain. When Lightning McQueen enters the story, the bulldozers begin to chase him due to his red paint.
As a professional monster truck wrestler, Mater must work his way up through the ranks from amateur to World Champion Monster Truck Wrestler. But rival wrestlers I-Screamer, Captain Collision, and The Rasta Carian aren't about to give up without a fight.
Mater is the first tow truck on the moon! When an auto-naut gets stranded on his lunar mission, it's up to Mater to venture into space and tow him back to Earth (with a little help from his friend Lightning McQueen, of course).
Lightning McQueen and Mater are driving in Radiator Springs and drive past Red, who is hosing some plants near Stanley. Mater tells Lightning that he used to be a firetruck, but Lightning doesn't believe Mater.
A leprechaun tells his story to a judge of how he came to be arrested for drinking from a park fountain.
Detective Mater is hot on the trail of a dastardly car-napping! When Tia's sister goes missing, Mater is the only car she can turn to. With this tow truck on the case, anything can happen.
Steve Guttenberg portrays Pecos Bill, the "King of the Cowboys," in this rootin' tootin' epic. Raised by coyotes, Bill puts the "wild" in the Wild West settlement of Petunia City. When his rowdy behavior gets him run out of town, he heads for Mexico. There, Bill lassos a cyclone to save the state of Texas from drought. His heroics become campfire legend, proving that selflessness and bravery are never forgotten.
Tall Tales & Legends is a series created by Shelley Duvall, following her success with her first series, Faerie Tale Theatre. It ran from 1985-1987 on Showtime as well as The Disney Channel and comprised nine episodes, adapted from various American-based stories of bravery.
Cars Toons is an American series of short animated films or Cars Toons by Pixar. It features Mater and Lightning McQueen from Cars. Larry the Cable Guy reprised his role as Mater, while Keith Ferguson replaced Owen Wilson as the voice of Lightning McQueen. The series' first broadcast was on October 27, 2008, on Toon Disney, Disney Channel, and ABC Family.