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Ratatouille (2007)

G  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  29 June 2007 (USA)
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A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Remy (voice)
Skinner (voice)
Linguini (voice)
Django (voice)
Emile (voice)
Anton Ego (voice)
Gusteau (voice)
Colette (voice)
Horst (voice)
Lalo / Francois (voice)
Larousse (voice)
Mustafa (voice)
Lawyer (Talon Labarthe) (voice)
Tony Fucile ...
Git (Lab Rat) (voice)


A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unlikely - and certainly unwanted - visitor in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant, Remy's passion for cooking soon sets into motion a hilarious and exciting rat race that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down. Written by Orange

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rat | chef | restaurant | french | food | See All (169) »


He's dying to become a chef. See more »


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Release Date:

29 June 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Delicious Ratatouille 3D  »

Box Office


$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$47,027,395 (USA) (29 June 2007)


£24,549,458 (UK) (7 December 2007)

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SERIES TRADEMARK: John Ratzenberger (Mustafa) once again provides a voice in a Pixar film (the only actor do so in every Pixar film). It's also noted that this is the second time Ratzenberger has voiced a human, after The Underminer, in The Incredibles (2004). Before, he has voiced a piggy bank in Toy Story (1995) and Toy Story 2 (1999); a flea in A Bug's Life (1998); The Abominable Snowman in Monsters, Inc. (2001); a school of fish in Finding Nemo (2003); and a Mack truck in Cars (2006). It is also the first Pixar film in which Ratzenberger's character has a different accent from the actor's own. See more »


The position of the Gusteau cardboard cutouts change position during the scene with Skinner and the Lawyer, and when Remy is going to get the keys. See more »


[first lines]
Narrator: [on television] Although each of the world's countries would like to dispute this fact, we French know the truth: the best food in the world is made in France. The best food in France is made in Paris. And the best food in Paris, some say, is made by Chef Auguste Gusteau. Gusteau's restuarant is the toast of Paris, booked five months in advance. And his dazzling ascent to the top of fine French cuisine has made his competitors envious. He is the youngest chef ever to achieve a ...
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Le Festin
Written and Produced by Michael Giacchino
Performed by Camille
Recorded by Paul Silveira and Dan Wallin
Mixed by Dan Wallin
French Translation by Boualem Lamhene
Camille Appears Courtesy of EMI Music France/Virgin Music Division
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An Amazing film, made for film lovers, with an artistic/indie appeal
17 June 2007 | by (Utah) – See all my reviews

I caught a sneak peak yesterday, and must say, this film is a classic. It is not as flashy as cars, or as action packed as Incredibles, but it is a masterpiece of restraint and heart, that matches the classics from the golden age of the film industry. Pixar has always been groundbreaking for smart and fun animated features, but Ratatouille might just be what puts them over the top as one of the BEST all around film-making teams in history.

Ratatouille is a treat for film lovers. It feels like a classic. The animationis absolutely beautiful, especially the scenery of Paris which evoked awes from the audience, as if we were seeing a grandiose fireworks show.

The story is oh so classy and universal, especially when you look at it as a parable to yourself and society. Sometimes the story seems familiar, yet it is packed with so much genuine heart and individuality, that it might even be too "indie" for most audiences. But those who are patient and willing to open their minds and hearts, even when it may challenge the viewers to rethink their own personal biases, will find within this entertaining, sweet, simple film a remarkable message about challenging societal norms and not letting anything stand in your way of your dreams. When you follow your dreams, you never know what an impact it will have upon you, or those you might encounter on the journey. Just see the film, and be open to its message, and I am sure if you allow it too, it will touch you as well.

P.S. : The short in front of the feature is the funniest animated short film pixar has ever done, so even if ratatouille might not be as flashy as many might want it to be, the short film will have everyone in stitches, as it did our entire theater. So just go and see it, and be prepared for a wonderful two hours.

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