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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

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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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


During the press conference, an irritated Remy, hiding in Linguini's toque, yanks on Linguini's hair with his left paw, causing Linguini to hit himself in the left side of the head with one of the two copper pans he's holding up for photographers. However, Linguini has his arms crossed in front of his face at that moment, and thus hits himself with the pan being held in his right arm, not his left. From what we know of how Remy controls Linguini's arms by hair tugging, Remy would have to have used his right paw for that movement, not his left. 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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Crazy Credits

A cartoon Remy is lying over the final credit (Produced by Pixar Animation Studios). When the credit fades away, Remy falls and limps off screen. See more »


References The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) See more »


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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User Reviews

A fantastic story that adds to Pixar's stellar reputation
17 June 2007 | by (Austin, TX, United States) – See all my reviews

I checked out a sneak preview of Ratatouille last night, and I must say I truly loved this movie. Everything from the animation to the score to the voice acting to the story (and especially the story) was EXCELLENT.

I don't know if it appeals to kids as much as other Pixar offerings, but this one upholds their legacy of excellence.

Casting Patton Oswalt as Remy was PERFECT. The rest of the voice cast was outstanding as well...including Pixar "house voice" John Ratzenberger. See if you can tell which guy he is without foreknowledge (as in, don't read the cast list).

Michael Giacchino's score was as perfect for this story as the award-winning one he created for "The Incredibles" and the incredible music he has created for most of J.J. Abrams' recent projects, including "Alias" and "Lost".

Even with my 3-year-old son making it really hard to concentrate, and our "we got to the theater late and had to sit up front" seats, this movie was fantastic. Everyone should go see it, even if they don't have kids.

Brad Bird - you done right by us movie fans again...Ratatouille is great!

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