In this family drama initially released in Germany as Buddy’s World, Willis plays Mr. Blandford – a wealthy man who buys a prize calf. The calf’s owner Buddy, played by Jacob Fisher, is overjoyed when his pet named Hokey wins show after show, until he realizes the final destination for the calf is a meat factory. Buddy and his family kidnap the calf from Blanford to save it from its dire fate. Director Barry Tubb says about casting Willis:
He finally wanted to be in something his children could see.