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Tokyo Mater

G In Theaters 12/12/2008 , 6min.
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Inspired by the hit 2006 film Cars, the Disney Digital 3-D short film Tokyo Mater follows Lightning McQueen's rusted yet trusted pal Mater the tow truck (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) as he enters the high-stakes world of Japanese drift racing. A routine tow job has landed Mater in Tokyo, and now in order to prove his worth, the ramshackle truck will go wheel-to-wheel against a malevolent gang leader and his powerful band of ninjas. Now, in order to master the art of the drift and defeat his intimidating opponent, Mater must seek a little advice from his good friend "Dragon" Lightning McQueen while receiving a few much-needed modifications under the hood. Originally seen in theaters before Walt Disney Pictures' Bolt, Tokyo Mater was the fourth installment in Disney/Pixar's ongoing "Cars Toons" series.
  • MPAA Rating: G
  • Genre(s): Family
  • Run Time: 6min.
  • Theatrical Release Date: 12/12/2008
  • Distributor(s): Disney
  • Director(s): John Lasseter
  • Starring: Larry the Cable Guy
  • Themes: Car Racing
  • Keywords: Japan, racing, truck
  • Country of Origin: USA (12-12-2008)
  • Language: English

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