Cars 2 (2011) Poster



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Cars (2006)

Followed by 

Cars 3 (2017)


Planes (2013)
"Planes" is set above the world of "Cars".
Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)
"Planes" is set above the world of "Cars".
Untitled Disneytoons Studios Project (2019)
It is in the same world as Cars


Dracula (1931)
When Mater is changed into a "monster truck," he becomes a vampire and says, "I vant to syphon your gas!"
North by Northwest (1959)
Mistaken for a spy plot
The Andy Griffith Show (1960) (TV Series)
Otis the town lemon is named after Otis the town drunk.
Doctor Who (1963) (TV Series)
In the Big Ben, "reverse the polarity!" is said, a popular Doctor Who catchphrase
Goldfinger (1964)
Finn McMissile has very similar features from James Bond's famous Aston Martin DB5
The Italian Job (1969)
Michael Caine is associated with an Aston Martin DB4 in both movies.
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Finn McMissile has the feature of diving into water the exact same way as the Lotus Espirit
Moonraker (1979)
Holly Shiftwell like Bond Girl Holly Goodhead
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
The character "Victor Hugo" is a reference to the author of The Hunchback of Notre Dame which was made into Disney movie
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Finn McMissile has features from the BMW Z8
The Incredibles (2004)
"The Incredimobiles" advertised on drive-in theater marquee.
Cars (2006) (Video Game)
The "Radiator Springs Grand Prix" was first held in the original Cars video game, and it appears again at the end of Cars 2.
Casino Royale (2006)
A bathroom fight scene in the film, references Casino Royale's pre-credits sequence.

Referenced in 

Toy Story 3 (2010)
A poster featuring an Aston Martin DB7 can be seen on the wall in Andy's room, a car which would later become the basis for the character Finn McMissile in Cars 2. Both films were in production at the same time, even though Cars 2 was released after Toy Story 3.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Toy Story 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Hewy says the Toy Story gang will appear in a short before "Cars 2"
That Fellow in the Coat: A Look Back at the Animated Features of 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced as anticipated film of 2011.
Midnight Screenings: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of the trailers shown before Pirates 4.
At the Movies: Cannes Film Festival 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Lightning McQueen and Mater are shown in front of a poster shown in a montage between segments.
Midnight Screenings: The Green Lantern/Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011) (TV Episode)
Jake says he looks forward to this film, after his "experience" with Mr. Popper's Penguins..
Conan: Quoth the Hipster, 'Whatevermore.' (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Emily Mortimer
The Nostalgia Teen: Top 11 Animated Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
"Cars 2 has yet to be released as I'm recording this."
Hollywood's Top Ten: Cool Cars (2011) (TV Episode)
Lynda says it is in theatres
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Count Sigeeyai's dad tells his son there will be a sequel to "Cars"
Midnight Screenings: Bad Teacher/Cars 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
AniMat's Reviews: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a Pixar sequel being released in the same year.
Estrenos Críticos: Sexo y Cars 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
commented and poster shown
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.25 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy mentions that a girl told her that she liked the film a lot in 3D
Midnight Screenings: The Best and Worst Movies of the Summer 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Live fra Bremen: Episode #5.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned in a sketch
Edición Especial Coleccionista: El soltero (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray/DVD releases of October/November
The Muppets (2011)
a sign advertising the film can be seen outside the Muppet Theater
Weekend Weekend: Episode #1.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
They talk about Lars Hjortshøjs character in the movie
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Happy Feet 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Hewy: "But it's a much better movie than what Pixar put out this year"
AniMat's Reviews: Arthur Christmas (2011) (TV Episode)
Arthur Christmas features more places the characters go to than in Cars 2.
Midnight Screenings: The Worst Films of 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jake puts this film at #4.
The Office: Test the Store (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Jim's presentation
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Groovenians (2012) (TV Episode)
Hewy says "The Groovenians" is even worse than this movie.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Brave (2012) (TV Episode)
Hewy wonders if "Brave" makes up for this movie.
After the Catch: Looking Ahead (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during 'Deadliest Drive' segment
The Blockbuster Buster: ERod vs. Episode I, Vol. 3 (2012) (TV Episode)
To be reviewed next time
Mad: Outtagascar/Fiends (2012) (TV Episode)
Lightning McQueen mentions being in this movie.
The Cleveland Show: Here Comes the Bribe (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Deadliest Catch: The Bait: Opening Day: King Crab (2013) (TV Episode)
Steve mentions the film
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 4 (2013) (TV Episode)
John Lasseter was too busy directing this film to direct Toy Story 3.
AniMat's Reviews: Turbo (2013) (TV Episode)
AniMat recommends Turbo to those who even enjoy the second Cars film.
Disney Infinity (2013) (Video Game)
Holly Shiftwell and Francessco are playable.
Saturday Night Live: Edward Norton/Janelle Monae (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the Diego, Dad & Adult Ruth sketch
Prijde letos Jezísek? (2013)
Poster is visible on the wall of children's bedroom.
Nostalgia Critic: The Swan Princess (2014) (TV Episode)
among movies in "Diet Pixar"
AniMat's Reviews: Inside Out (2015) (TV Episode)
A Pixar film released during their "nasty case of 'sequelitus'".
The Graham Norton Show: Lewis Hamilton/Ewan McGregor/Jack Whitehall/Rita Ora (2015) (TV Episode)
Jack Whitehall talks about his role in this movie and recording his voice part in four different languages
Honest Game Trailers: Disney Infinity (2015) (TV Episode)
A picture of Finn McMissile is seen
I Hate Everything, the Search for the Worst: The Little Panda Fighter (2015) (TV Episode)
Alex Bolton mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Michael & Yossi: Rated or Dated: Sequels (2016) (TV Episode)
Love: One Long Day (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mickey
Nostalgia Critic: Does PG Mean Anything Anymore? (2016) (TV Episode)
among Pixar films the Critic thinks are bad
Nostalgia Critic: Disney Sequels We Want (2016) (TV Episode)
among poorly received Disney sequels
Jay Leno's Garage: Child at Heart (2017) (TV Episode)
Jay says that one of his cars inspired the character Uncle Topolino in the film

Featured in 

Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.22 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip of the film to be reviewed next week is shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.167 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip from the film featuring the voice of Larry the Cable Guy is shown
After the Catch: Relentless (2011) (TV Episode)
Segment with "Crabby" shown
Conan: A Recipe for Disaster Casserole (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during interview with Larry the Cable Guy
Conan: What Happens on Krypton, Stays on Krypton (2011) (TV Episode)
Altered clips of various scenes
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.23 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown as Roger reviews the film
Maltin on Movies: Bad Teacher (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.24 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown as Christy and Ignatiy review the film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.175 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip of the film featuring Sig Hansen's voice is shown
Breakfast: Episode dated 18 July 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest John Lasseter!
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown of one of Jackson Murphy's top 5 films of the year so far
Breakfast: Episode dated 22 July 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during interview with Sir Michael Caine.
AniMat's Reviews: Cars 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Cars 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown
AniMat's Reviews: Winnie the Pooh (2011) (TV Episode)
One of Disney's low points in animation for 2011 as being Pixar's first disappointment. Clip briefly shown.
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation
Animation Lookback: Top 5 Best & Worst Animated Films of 2011 (2012) (TV Episode)
Fourth worst animated film of 2011.
AniMat's Reviews: Brave (2012) (TV Episode)
Pixar's previous film was the studio's first critical failure. Clips briefly shown.
The Blockbuster Buster: Cars 2 (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Inside Pixar (2013) (TV Movie)
Short clip shown
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 5 (2013) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 6 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
AniMat's Reviews: Planes (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips briefly shown to compare the quality of the environments to Planes' environments.
AniMat's Reviews: Penguins of Madagascar (2014) (TV Episode)
AniMat considers this film's settings to be more atmospheric than in Penguins of Madagascar. Clip shown.
Honest Trailers: Toy Story (Feat. Will Sasso) (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Honest Trailers: Minions (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Honest Trailers: Finding Nemo (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
I Hate Everything, the Search for the Worst: The (Not Disney) Collection (2016) (TV Episode)
Alex Bolton mentions it. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
Pixar's Greatest Moments (2016)
Clips shown


Scooby Doo, Where Are You!: Mine Your Own Business (1969) (TV Episode)
The Galloping Goose mimicking a train in a tunnel to scare other cars out of his old railroad tunnel is very similar to Shaggy and Scooby's own train imitation in a mine tunnel to trap the Miner '49er.
Deadliest Catch (2005) (TV Series)
Finn McMissile is transported to the oilfield by the Northwestern, one of the crabbing boats from Deadliest Catch. The boat is voiced by Northwestern's captain, Sig Hansen.
Ratatouille (2007)
In Paris, there's a brief glimpse of a restaurant called "Gastow's." Gusteau's was the restaurant in Ratatouille.

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