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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Turbo (voice)
Chet (voice)
Tito (voice)
Whiplash (voice)
Angelo (voice)
Guy Gagné (voice)
Smoove Move (voice)
Burn (voice)
Skidmark (voice)
Bobby (voice)
Kim Ly (voice)
Paz (voice)
Mario Andretti ...
White Shadow (voice) (as Michael Patrick Bell)
Bike Boy (voice)


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild action and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 July 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office


$135,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Three of the actors in this film were in Marvel movies. Ryan Reynolds [Deadpool (2016)] Samuel .L. Jackson [The Avengers (2012)] and Michael Peña [Ant-man (2015)] See more »


When Turbo gets on the front wheel he makes the 3 wheeler go forward, but it shows the 3 wheeler going in reverse. See more »


Guy Gagné: No dream is too big, and no dreamer... too small.
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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 »


Spoofs Gladiator (2000) See more »


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 lot of (mostly) innocent fun
29 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was lucky to see Turbo at a preview today, and had a great time. I don't want to give anything away, but suffice to say that I greatly enjoyed the movie. The plot's cute, the characters amusing, and there are some hilarious one liners. (As well as a few somewhat more risqué jokes for the adults, although they'll fly over most kids' heads.)

It's not going to rival Pixar at their best, but it's a lot of fun. I will say, though, that this isn't a film I'd bother with 3D for. It takes a back seat, and is little more than a gimmick. You won't be missing anything at all to watch in 2D.

But other than that, heartily recommended!

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