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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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

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

Skipper: Let me ask you something, Dusty: if you knew the truth about my past, would you have asked me to train you?
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Dusty Crophopper: No.
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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 »

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Soundtracks

The Girl From Ipanema
Written by Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel
and Antonio Carlos Jobim
Performed by Bobbi Page
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Just awful
31 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yea, its a kid's movie. Yea, the reviews were bad so I went in with low expectations. Despite that and other factors this movie disappointed even my diminished hopes that it would provide some entertainment. It was banal, completely trite, devoid of anything even slightly new, didn't even have any small chuckles from some slight unexpected twist or resolved tension. It was flat as a pancake. Even both my kids (7 an 16) remarked that it was like a thousand other things they have seen without anything new or interesting. The actors voices were flat too. Like they didn't really put much effort into the emotions. Of course, since there was no real substance to the dialog its hard for an actor I suppose.


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