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Planes (2013)

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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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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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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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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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9 August 2013 (USA)  »

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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

The tractors from Cars (2006) make a couple of brief cameos in a field. See more »

Goofs

Two left wings from a T-33 are delivered for Dusty's repairs. See more »

Quotes

[Ishani gives her new propeller to Dusty]
Dusty Crophopper: That's your propeller. You can still win the race.
Ishani: Oh, I intend to. But with my old propeller. This one didn't really suit me, but I think you might find a better use for it.
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Crazy Credits

There is a statement at the end of the closing credits: "Dusty Crophopper will return in Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)." See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Reviews: Walking with Dinosaurs (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

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