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Planes (2013)

PG  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  9 August 2013 (USA)
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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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Cast

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Skipper (voice)
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Chug (voice)
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Dottie (voice)
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Rochelle (voice)
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Ishani (voice)
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Bulldog (voice)
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Leadbottom (voice)
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El Chupacabra / Additional Voices (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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Ned / Zed (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

At the beginning of the movie, there are several mountains in the background. If you look closely, you can tell that they are shaped in the profile of large airplanes. There is also at least one scene where a cloud is shaped like an airplane. See more »

Goofs

When Dusty is talking to Ishani in Nepal and he mentions her 'new propeller' as Sky Slicer Mark 5, made exclusively for the Ripslinger racing team. The propeller is a four bladed prop. None of the Ripslinger entries (Ripslinger, Ned or Zed) are using a four bladed prop. Ripslinger uses two counter rotating two bladed props. Ned and Zed each use a single two bladed prop. See more »

Quotes

El Chupacabra: [to Ripslinger] You are not even worthy of a cape swish.
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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

Spun-off from Cars 2 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

You Don't Stop - NYC
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali "Dee" Theodore), Joey Katsaros
Performed by Chris Classic and Alana D
Produced and Mixed by Ali Dee (as Ali "Dee" Theodore)
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User Reviews

 
Disney's Planes is not a classic like the studio's previous ones but it's entertaining enough for what it is
15 August 2013 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

Just watched this computer animated feature in 3-D with my movie theatre-working friend. Part of me knew this was going to be a formula movie with the Disney trademarks of someone thought of as being average doing extraordinary things being the premise but it still works here. Also, there was some good funny lines sometimes and the story and characterizations were not bad if not great. I mean, John Cleese is good at being the stuffy Brit as one of the racing planes. There were also many exciting point-of-view shots of the leading plane flying through the skies so there was that. I also liked another one of the planes serenading a female racer with a slow version of "Love Machine". So on that note, Planes is worth a look if one is not too discriminating in choosing one of these late summer movies...


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