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Turbo (2013)

PG  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  17 July 2013 (USA)
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A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500.

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Turbo (voice)
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Chet (voice)
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Tito (voice)
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Whiplash (voice)
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Angelo (voice)
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Guy Gagné (voice)
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Smoove Move (voice)
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Burn (voice)
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Skidmark (voice)
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Bobby (voice)
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Kim Ly (voice)
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White Shadow (voice) (as Michael Patrick Bell)
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Bike Boy (voice)
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From the makers of MADAGASCAR and KUNG FU PANDA, TURBO is a high-velocity 3D comedy about a snail who dares to dream big - and fast. After a freak accident infuses him with the power of super-speed, Turbo kicks into overdrive and embarks on an extraordinary journey to achieve the seemingly impossible: competing in the world's fastest race, the Indianapolis 500. With the help of his tricked-out streetwise snail crew, this ultimate underdog puts his heart and shell on the line to prove that no dream is too big, and no dreamer too small. Written by DreamWorks Animation

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Box Office

Budget:

$135,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,312,625 (USA) (19 July 2013)

Gross:

$83,024,900 (USA) (6 December 2013)
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Trivia

Reigning Indy Champion Guy Gagné is fittingly named. "(Avoir) Gagné" is the past participle of "to win" in French. See more »

Goofs

During the race, Gagné is shown blocking Turbo by weaving left and right so Turbo can't get around him. In the Indy league, as well as most professional and amateur racing sanctioning bodies, this is considered illegal and Gagné would've been black-flagged and brought in to the pits for a penalty. You are allowed one lateral move and that's it, a 2nd move is considered "blocking" and is illegal. See more »

Quotes

Turbo: Are you crazy?
Whiplash: Yeah, I'm crazy! What made you think I was sane?
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Crazy Credits

A scene in the end credits shows the "can't tuck" snail attempting to tuck once more. He successfully does, but ends up stuck in his own shell. See more »

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References Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

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We Are The Champions
Written by Freddie Mercury
Performed by Queen
Courtesy of Hollywood Records and Courtesy of Universal-Island Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprise
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A Bug's Life Version of Cars
17 July 2013 | by (Outside Hollywood) – See all my reviews

Here it is, a snail receives super speed, hence the name of the film being "Turbo." What the film makes me think of when I see it is a combination of Disney's "A Bug's Life" and "Cars". It is a great movie to take the 4-9 year old kids to see.

As an adult, it is great to see Ryan Reynolds taking a voice-over part in a family friendly film. However, I could have lived to watch it without many of the other actors. Paul Giamatti and Samuel L. Jackson are in so many different films these days, their voices are tiring.

A nice change of pace for Dream Works after seeing three "Madagascar" films and four "Shrek" movies. I was Shrekked out! That's why I gave this fresh film from DW Pictures a 9/10.


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