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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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Skipper (voice)
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Chug (voice)
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Dottie (voice)
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Ishani (voice)
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Leadbottom (voice)
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Ripslinger / Additional Voices (voice)
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Echo (voice)
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Bravo (voice)
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Roper (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)

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From above the world of Cars


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

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Release Date:

9 August 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Disney's Planes  »

Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$22,232,291 (USA) (9 August 2013)

Gross:

$90,282,580 (USA) (13 December 2013)
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Trivia

Bulldog is a De Havilland DH.88 Comet. See more »

Goofs

Ripslinger has dual propellers that rotate in the same direction. Planes with this arrangement have the props rotate in opposite directions. It obvious from the shape of the propeller tips that this is the way Ripslinger's props should rotate. See more »

Quotes

El Chupacabra: Dusty, I cannot bear the thought of competing without you...
[produces equipment to repair Dusty]
Dusty Crophopper: That's the wing of a T-30 fighter.
El Chupacabra: When the great Mexican Air Force needed help, American T-30 fighters came. They did not ask questions. They did not hesitate. They were there, because that is what compadres do.
Dusty Crophopper: [sees El Chupacabra's assistant with a box] And what's that?
El Chupacabra: That is my lunch, don't touch! But the wings are yours.
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Crazy Credits

The tower in the Walt Disney castle shines like an airport control tower, with two planes flying above the castle. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Big Review: Episode #2.4 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Machine
Written by Warren Moore and William Griffin (as William Griffin Jr.)
Performed by Carlos Alazraqui and Antonio Sol
Produced by Danny Jacob
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Snoozer
14 March 2014 | by (Tacoma, Washington) – See all my reviews

A plane that is afraid of heights? Really, is that all you could come up with...

That's like a car that's afraid of a freeway. This is only going to be enjoyed by children under 10, if even that. Bob the builder is better, seriously.

Summary: Jokes were not funny - Every line was trying too, too hard - Any effort to give the characters life fall very, very short - Action scenes were boring and predictable - It was like drinking a flat soda, no spark or fizz from start to finish.

Well, I feel like I have put more effort into this review than it deserves! Which is more than I can say for the film.

UGH, I want my time back please!


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