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Planes (2013)

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A cropdusting plane with a fear of heights lives his dream of competing in a famous around-the-world aerial race.

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Klay Hall

Writers:

John Lasseter (original story by), Klay Hall (original story by) | 4 more credits »
5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dane Cook ... Dusty Crophopper (voice)
Stacy Keach ... Skipper (voice)
Brad Garrett ... Chug (voice)
Teri Hatcher ... Dottie (voice)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus ... Rochelle (voice)
Priyanka Chopra ... Ishani (voice)
John Cleese ... Bulldog (voice)
Cedric the Entertainer ... Leadbottom (voice)
Carlos Alazraqui ... El Chupacabra / Additional Voices (voice)
Roger Craig Smith ... Ripslinger / Additional Voices (voice)
Anthony Edwards ... Echo (voice)
Val Kilmer ... Bravo (voice)
Sinbad ... Roper (voice)
Gabriel Iglesias ... Ned / Zed (voice)
Brent Musburger ... Brent Mustangburger (voice)
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Storyline

Dusty Crophopper is a little cropduster plane with a fear of heights and a crazy dream of being a racer. While his friends need convincing, Dusty gets the training he needs from Skipper, a veteran fighter, and qualifies for the Wings Across the World race. In the event, Dusty finds competitors who soon learn that there is something special about this underdog as he is tested to his physical and emotional limits. In doing so, Dusty soon finds enemies, and more importantly friends, who are inspired by his dream. In the face of all obstacles, the winner of this air race will be anyone's guess. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

When your road is the sky, adventure is waiting in every direction. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild action and rude humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

9 August 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Disney's Planes See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,232,291, 11 August 2013

Gross USA:

$90,288,712

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$239,258,712
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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This was the first film from DisneyToon Studios to be released theatrically in the United States since Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005). See more »

Goofs

When Dusty is talking to Ishani in Nepal and he mentions her 'new propeller' as Sky Slicer Mark 5, made exclusively for the Ripslinger racing team. The propeller is a four bladed prop. None of the Ripslinger entries (Ripslinger, Ned or Zed) are using a four bladed prop. Ripslinger uses two counter rotating two bladed props. Ned and Zed each use a single two bladed prop. See more »

Quotes

Rochelle: Monsieur El Chu... from rogue to tres romantique...
[rolls off]
El Chupacabra: What does that mean?
Dusty Crophopper: No idea. But, French Canadian is the language of love... in Quebec. So, it's got to be good.
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Crazy Credits

Asides for the Disney opening logo, there are no opening credits after the title has been shown. See more »


Soundtracks

Anchors Aweigh
Written by Charles A. Zimmerman, Alfred Hart Miles, George D. Lottman and Domenico Savino
Arranged by Dave Metzger
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A good movie but not quite Pixar perfect
15 August 2013 | by adfogelSee all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie as did my 3 1/2 year old son. While not quite as 'warm and cuddly' as the original Cars movie it was still loads of fun (and far better than Cars 2). The landscape views from the air were tremendous as were the snow and water scenes. The dialogue was good but a bit more for kids and a bit less for adults. Still, they got a lot of the aircraft stuff right and the take on VF-17 was a nice touch and did a simple but effective job of helping to tie in Skipper's appearance in the film.

Overall I rate this one a 7...it invariably will be compared to both Cars movies but really it should stand as its own flick. And on that it holds its own and has real merit. Worth a look-see and BTW my son REALLY loved it.


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