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American Originals (Ice Road Truckers / Dangerous Missions / Ax Men / Tougher in Alaska)
Not Rated. DVD. Run Time: 2256 minutes. For loggers, wedged on a mountainside with behemoth trees, 60-ton machines, and razor-sharp chainsaws, the slightest miscalculation can spell disaster. The ice road truckers, steering gigantic 16-wheelers over frozen roads, face the specter of crashing through the surface or worse. And residents of the north battle weather and unforgiving terrain. This collection includes action from Ax Men, Tougher in Alaska, and record-breaking series Ice Road Truckers. DVD Release Date: May 26, 2009.
Ice Road Truckers - The Complete Season 1 (History Channel) (2007)
Series: Ice Road Truckers. Not Rated. DVD. Run Time: 470 minutes. Its one of most perilous roads, a strip of ice built on frozen lakes that connects remote mining outposts in northern Canada with civilization 350 miles away. In the two months a year the road is passable, ten thousand loads will travel over the highway in a race to provide supplies before ice melts. Ice Road Truckers follows competition and camaraderie of six truckers over a season, as they brave white-outs, thin ice, and deadly cold to perform one of most dangerous jobs in the world. DVD Release: November 20, 2007.
Ice Road Truckers: On & Off The Ice
Series: Ice Road Truckers. Not Rated. DVD. Run Time: 141 minutes. Hugh, Alex, Rick, TJ, Jay, and Drew have survived one of most treacherous jobs on earth: driving big rigs on 2-foot thick ice road over freezing waters of Northern Canada. Now, reunited one year after their winter on Ice Road, the men answer viewers' questions, relive their most perilous adventures, and share their tactics for staying awake for days and enduring the tight, cold quarters of their 18-wheelers. From the landscape of the Klondike to the cramped cab of the big rig, Ice Road Truckers On and Off The Ice delivers the chills. DVD Release: June 24, 2008.
Ice Road Truckers Deadliest Roads Season 1 (2010)
The History Channel (Director). Rated: PG. DVD. Run Time: 450 minutes. IRT: Deadliest Roads sends todays toughest drivers to navigate the worlds most dangerous roads as they haul their way through India s Himalayan highways, some of the most historic and lethal on the planet. The challenges and perils are never-ending on these ancient trade routes; someone dies on them every 4.5 minutes. If Rick, Lisa and Alex aren't careful, they might wind up as casualty statistics themselves. DVD Release Date: May 24, 2011.
Ice Road Truckers: The Complete Season Two
Series: Ice Road Truckers. Not Rated. DVD. Run Time: 611 minutes. Two months every year, truckers in the Canadian tundra carry equipment to outposts hundreds of miles north. The mission is to transport loads before the road disappears. Continuing this series, our truckers will venture to a road located inside the Arctic Circle. The road is comprised of hills that resemble rollercoaster's, journeys over ice, and even includes a 120-mile stretch over open ocean. The series will examine the building of the ice road, and will also follow road maintenance crews as they struggle to keep the road safe. DVD Release: December 16, 2008.
Ice Road Truckers: The Complete Season Three (2009)
Series: Ice Road Truckers. PG. DVD. Run Time: 611 minutes. Ice Road Truckers brings you to the most treacherous landscape: northern Alaska. In Prudhoe Bay (north of the Arctic Circle), a network of ice roads in the tundra crisscross river systems and open ocean to connect America s booming North Slope oil fields to dry land. Every winter truckers have less than three months to shuttle supplies over the ice. There's just one way to get to this remote location: 400 miles of ice-covered, mountainous terrain known as Dalton Highway. It is the most dangerous road in North America and has claimed more than 400 lives. DVD Release: December 15, 2009.
Ice Road Truckers: The Most Dangerous Episodes
Series: Ice Road Truckers. PG. DVD. Run Time: 188 minutes. Now, for the first time together on DVD, experience the four most dangerous episodes from Seasons One and Two of ice road truckers. DVD Release: May 26, 2009.
Ice Road Truckers: The Complete Season Four (2010)
Series: Ice Road Truckers. PG. DVD. Run Time: 720 minutes. Title released February 22, 2011.
Ice Road Truckers: Season 5 (2011)
HISTORY continues its huge success story with SEASON FIVE of ICE ROAD TRUCKERS. Hugh, Alex, Lisa and Jack race against time, the elements and each other to transport thousands of loads before the road literally disappears into the sea. This groundbreaking series continues to examine a time-honored profession that dates back almost a century, often through generations of families.
Ice Road Truckers: Season 6 (2013)
ICE ROAD TRUCKERSr returns with Season 6 as veteran drivers Hugh, Alex, Rick and Jack compete with three newcomers to battle farthest reaches of North American continent.
Black Dog (1998)
Starring: Patrick Swayze, Randy Travis. Director: Kevin Hooks. PG-13. DVD. Run Time: 89 minutes. An ex-con daredevil trucker must re-infect himself with white-line fever in order to save his wife and kid from nasty gunrunners in this enjoyably twisted-metal-fest from the director of Passenger 57. Longtime MIA action stud Patrick Swayze is even more expressionless than usual in the lead role, but helmer Kevin Hooks compensates with a seriously rocking country soundtrack, some pleasantly eccentric supporting characters (including erstwhile crooner Randy Travis and a way-over-the-top Meatloaf as a psychotic trucker). DVD Release: October 14, 1998.
How'd They Build That? Big Truck (2012)
Not rated. DVD. Run Time: 32 minutes.Our favorite big trucks load, haul and deliver the supplies and products we use every day. But where do these big trucks come from? And how are they made? Find the answers on a tour of Navistar's International Truck Assembly plant in Springfield, Ohio. As one of the largest builders of big transport trucks in America, we'll tour their factory as they manufacture a truck from the very beginning all the way down the assembly line.
Directors: Half Yard Productions, LLC. PG. DVD. Run Time: 430 minutes. Meet the seven brothers of Pelletier Inc.Each day they lead their crews into woods to claw out a living in forests of Northern Maine. They cut roads through the mud and snow, harvest timber with fearsome machines and drag monstrous bundles of wood to waiting trucks which hurtle down unpaved, ice-covered logging routes at breakneck speeds to mills throughout the U.S. and Canada. It s a brutal and dangerous existence in which a twist of fate, one error in judgment, can yield horrific consequences: mangled equipment, injury, and even death. Series follows this hearty breed, marveling at stubborn dedication, courage, and ingenuity as they tackle Northern Maine wilderness. DVD Release Date: June 14, 2011.
Drive By Truckers - Dirty South - Live at the 40 Watt (2005)
Director: Eleanor. Not rated. DVD. Run Time: 134 minutes. Track Listing 1 – Where The Devil Don’t Stay 2 – Tornados 3 – The Day John Henry Died 4 – Puttin’ People On The Moon 5 – Carl Perkin’s Cadillac 6 – Sinkhole 7 – Never Gonna Change 8 – Cottenseed 9 – The Buford Stick 10 – The Southern Thing 11 – Decoration Day 12 – Marry Me 13 – Goddamn Lonley Love 14 – Lookout Mountain 15 – Daddy’s Cup 16 – Danko/Manuel 17 – The Living Bubba 18 – Outfit 19 – Women Without Whiskey 20 – Shut up and Get On The Plane 21 – Careless 22 – People Who Died. DVD Release: March 22, 2005.
Duel (Collector's Edition) (1971)
Starring: Dennis Weaver, Eddie Firestone. Director: Steven Spielberg. PG. DVD. Run Time: 90 minutes. The unseen driver of a tailgating semi tries to run a traveling salesman off the road. Release Date: August 17, 2004.
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger. Director: Norman Jewison. PG. DVD. Run Time: 145 minutes. Closely paralleling history, the film follows the rise and fall of Kovak, from his beginnings as an idealistic blue-collar worker to his final position as head of the Federation of Inter-State Truckers. To achieve his dream of justice for the working man, Kovak must accept the muscle of organized crime. Ultimately, F.I.S.T. is a story of idealism corrupted and betrayed. Oscar® winner Rod Steiger (1967 Best Actor, In the Heat of the Night), Peter Boyle and Brian Dennehy are featured in the fine supporting cast. DVD Release: December 13, 2005.
Smokey and the Bandit: Pursuit Pack (1977)
Starring: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field. Director: Hal Needham. Rated PG. DVD. Run Time: 282 minutes. This program contain all three films in the Smokey and the Bandit Series. DVD Release: January 20, 2004.
Smokey and the Bandit - Special Edition (1977)
Starring: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field. Director: Hal Needham. Rated PG. DVD. Run Time: 96 minutes. The bandit is a king of the road trucker hero who accepts the ultimate challenge: pick up a truckload of Coors beer in Texarkana - the closest place it can legally be sold and haul it cross country to Atlanta in 28 hours. The reward? $80,000! The result? The wildest series of car chases and crashes ever filmed. Special Features "Loaded Up and Truckin' - The Making of Smokey and the Bandit" featurette Snowman, What's Your 20? - The Smokey and the Bandit CB Tutorial. DVD Release Date: May 30, 2006.
The Wages Of Fear - Criterion Collection [Blu-ray] (1953)
Starring: Yves Montand, Charles Vanel. Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot. Unrated. Blu-ray. Run Time: 148 minutes. In a squalid South American oil town, four desperate men sign on for a suicide mission to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain route. As they ferry their expensive cargo to a faraway oil fire, each bump and jolt tests their courage, their friendship, and their nerves. The Wages of Fear is one of the greatest thrillers ever committed to celluloid, a white-knuckle ride from France's legendary master of suspense Henri Georges-Clouzot. DVD Release: April 21, 2009.
Starring: Michelle Monaghan, Nathan Fillion. Director: James Mottern. Rated: R. DVD. Run Time: 93 minutes. 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, Dr. Horrible's Sing-A-Long Blog, 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. DVD Release: January 5, 2010.
Big Rig (2007)
Starring: Dale Sprouse, Loretta Anderson. Director: Doug Pray. Not Rated. DVD. Run Time: 95 minutes. From acclaimed director Doug Pray comes an award winning portrait of modern America as seen through the eyes of long-haul truck drivers, the people who know this country in unimaginable ways. Big Rig is a powerful and insightful documentary that will take you on a road trip giving you a new appreciation for the industry which drives the country. DVD Release Date: June 3, 2008.
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
Starring: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle. Rated R. DVD. Run Time: 98 minutes. Get ready for the battle of man vs. bloodthirsty machine in this Stephen King classic! For three horrifying days the Earth passes through the tail of a mysterious comet. The skies glow an eerie green as humanity waits to see what the fallout will be. But what they imagine is nothing like the nightmare they find - the comet's magnetic fields cause all of the machines on Earth to suddenly come to life and terrorize their human creators in a horrific killing spree. Now its up to a small group of people trapped in a desolate truckstop to defeat the killer machines! DVD Release: November 7, 2006 Maximum Overdrive