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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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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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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

Disney casts the Turbine Toucan (aircraft designed and built by David Kervinen) to provide all the aircraft sounds for lead character "Dusty". The Turbine Toucan is the highest performance aerobatic aircraft in existence and like the lead character, is turboprop powered. 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 turns up, disheveled and covered in kisses]
Dusty Crophopper: Whoa, what happened to you?
El Chupacabra: That song, it flipped a switch...
Rochelle: Ooooh, my little monster, come here!
[grabs and drags El Chupacabra off]
El Chupacabra: [comes back exhausted] She is like a jaguar now!
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Crazy Credits

Part of the closing credits are a hand-drawn sequence of scenes from the film. See more »


Soundtracks

Tere Bina
Written by A.R. Rahman and Gulzar
Performed by A.R. Rahman, Murtuza Khan, Qadir Khan (as Quadir Khan) & Chinmayee Sripada (as Chinmayee)
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment India Pvt. Ltd.
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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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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