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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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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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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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Brent Mustangburger (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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When your road is the sky, adventure is waiting in every direction. See more »


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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  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,232,291, 11 August 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$90,288,712

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$239,258,712
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Trivia

Leadbottom appears to be based on a PT-17 Stearman biplane. See more »

Goofs

In the closing credits, "The Girl from Ipanema" composer Antonio Carlos Jobim is credited simply as 'Antonio Carlos'. See more »

Quotes

Dusty Crophopper: I've been flying over the same patch of grass, day after day, month after month, for years! I'm just trying to prove that maybe, just maybe, I can do more than what I was built for.
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Crazy Credits

The tower in the Walt Disney logo shines like an airport control tower and two planes fly overhead. See more »

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Soundtracks

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Just awful
31 August 2013 | by 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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