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Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)

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When Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he joins a forest fire and rescue unit to be trained as a firefighter, or else his air strip will be shut down.

Director:

Roberts Gannaway (as Bobs Gannaway)

Writers:

Roberts Gannaway (story and screenplay by) (as Bobs Gannaway), Jeffrey M. Howard (story and screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dane Cook ... Dusty Crophopper (voice)
Ed Harris ... Blade Ranger (voice)
Julie Bowen ... Lil' Dipper (voice)
Curtis Armstrong ... Maru (voice)
John Michael Higgins ... Cad (voice)
Hal Holbrook ... Mayday (voice)
Wes Studi ... Windlifter (voice)
Brad Garrett ... Chug (voice)
Teri Hatcher ... Dottie (voice)
Stacy Keach ... Skipper (voice)
Cedric the Entertainer ... Leadbottom (voice)
Danny Mann ... Sparky (voice)
Barry Corbin ... Ol' Jammer (voice)
Regina King ... Dynamite (voice)
Anne Meara ... Winnie (voice)
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Storyline

When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his team, a bunch of all-terrain vehicles known as The Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire, and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero. Written by Walt Disney

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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When others fly out, heroes fly in.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action and some peril | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Howard the Truck video is a parody of a film based from Marvel comics, Howard the Duck (1986) See more »

Goofs

In the movie, the red and green navigation lights are visible from aircraft in positions where they would not be visible in real life. The red light would be visible only through an arc of 110 degrees from straight ahead to port. The green light would be visible only through an arc of 110 degrees from straight ahead to starboard. This means that you would only see both read and green navigation lights if you were looking head on to the aircraft and would see neither red nor green if within an arc of 140 degrees centred on straight behind (70 degrees either side). See more »

Quotes

Blade Ranger: It takes a special kind of plane to become a firefighter.
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Crazy Credits

Asides form production logos and the title there are no opening credits. See more »

Connections

Featured in AniMat's Reviews: Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Muskrat Love
Written by Willis Alan Ramsey
Performed by Captain & Tennille
Courtesy of A&M Records
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

 
Predictable but not bad
23 July 2014 | by moto6085See all my reviews

It had a predictable ending however there was enough humor and action throughout to make this an enjoyable Saturday matinée for my wife, our toddler-aged children and myself. I actually enjoyed this more than the original Planes. I laughed out loud when "Boat Reynolds" was introduced. Overall a very happy movie. Even the villain of the movie doesn't seem that upset with his lot in life at the end. Fantastic visuals during the third act. The continuing adventures of the plane could be turned into a TV series that my kids would want to watch. The only thing controversial in this movie would be the green helicopter that speaks with a Native American accent and only seems to say clichés like you would hear from Tonto of the Lone Ranger.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Planes 2: Fire & Rescue See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,509,407, 20 July 2014

Gross USA:

$59,165,787

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$146,965,787
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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