Twelve-year-old Travis Barclay and his little sister Whitney are sent begrudgingly on a summer trip to visit their grandparents' farm in Delbert County. A greedy land developer, Norm Blandsford, has been buying up the little country town, running the hard working residents off their land. After Travis has a run-in with one of Blandsford's men, he is chased into the forest, where he stumbles upon a magic portal to the hidden world where Paul Bunyan lives. Paul has been in self-imposed exile for one hundred years, ever since the advent of machines made his role in society obsolete, and left him feeling of little value to the new world. Paul, reluctantly, escorts Travis back to the farm. But upon returning, Paul witnesses Blandsford's sinister plan. Suddenly filled by a long-forgotten sense of purpose, Bunyan and Babe, the blue ox, get wrapped up in a brand new adventure, and together with the help of their new friends, Travis and Whitney, they save the town. Together they learn ...
You don't have to BE BIG to do BIG THINGS
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG for mild language, rude humor and peril
Did You Know?
was originally slated to the direct the film, and directed the final storyboards and production design in 2008. Bancroft left the project in 2014, but is still credited as the director of the film. See more
The Amazing Blackstone
[upon learning his brother's sneaky plan
As much as it shocks me to say so, Norman, it appears we aren't so different. What you want to do is put people in a trance, do you not? You rely on expensive gadgetry, of course, while I employ my priceless natural talents, but still it's hypnosis.