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Ratatouille (2007)

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A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant.

Directors:

Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava (co-director)

Writers:

Brad Bird (screenwriter), Jan Pinkava (original story by) | 3 more credits »
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291 ( 126)
Won 1 Oscar. Another 66 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patton Oswalt ... Remy (voice)
Ian Holm ... Skinner (voice)
Lou Romano ... Linguini (voice)
Brian Dennehy ... Django (voice)
Peter Sohn ... Emile (voice)
Peter O'Toole ... Anton Ego (voice)
Brad Garrett ... Gusteau (voice)
Janeane Garofalo ... Colette (voice)
Will Arnett ... Horst (voice)
Julius Callahan Julius Callahan ... Lalo / Francois (voice)
James Remar ... Larousse (voice)
John Ratzenberger ... Mustafa (voice)
Teddy Newton ... Lawyer (Talon Labarthe) (voice)
Tony Fucile Tony Fucile ... Pompidou / Health Inspector (voice)
Jake Steinfeld ... Git (Lab Rat) (voice)
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Storyline

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unlikely, and certainly unwanted, visitor in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant, Remy's passion for cooking soon sets into motion a hilarious and exciting rat race that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down. Written by Orange

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

rat | chef | ratatouille | soup | hair | See All (185) »

Taglines:

Dinner is served... Summer 2007 See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This is the third Pixar movie after Monsters, Inc. (2001) and The Incredibles (2004) to mute the opening logo's music and sound effects and replace them with their own. See more »

Goofs

(at around 9 mins) No shotgun can hold 11 shells without an extended magazine inserted. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: [on television] Although each of the world's countries would like to dispute this fact, we French know the truth: the best food in the world is made in France. The best food in France is made in Paris. And the best food in Paris, some say, is made by Chef Auguste Gusteau. Gusteau's restuarant is the toast of Paris, booked five months in advance. And his dazzling ascent to the top of fine French cuisine has made his competitors envious. He is the youngest chef ever to achieve a ...
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Crazy Credits

Reported at the end of the credits: "Our Quality Assurance Guarantee: 100% Genuine Animation! No motion capture or any other performance shortcuts were used in the production of this film." See more »

Alternate Versions

The intro credits and the newspaper headlines are localized in different languages for release in different countries. These localizations are retained in the DVD and Blu-ray versions. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Robot Chicken: Immortal (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Le Festin (Backup Choir Excerpt; Radio)
(uncredited)
Written and Produced by Michael Giacchino
Performed by Camille
Recorded by Paul Silveira and Dan Wallin
Mixed by Dan Wallin
French Translation by Boualem Lamhene
Camille Appears Courtesy of EMI Music (France) / Virgin Music Division
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Another Disney-Pixar Masterpiece!
16 June 2007 | by ashowenSee all my reviews

This film is fantastic! Pixar has yet another great film to add to their impressive repertoire. Oscar-winning director and screenwriter Brad Bird, who wrote and directed "The Incredibles", has produced a film with subtle humor, heart, and very profound truth. The voice actors are so great, and it is especially great to hear Peter O'Toole on the screen. The animation is beautiful and it is all around an excellently made film. Its message is one that holds so much truth for everyone, especially today's youth: it tells people that no, not anyone can do anything, but if you have the talent you don't have to be limited by your surroundings or your upbringing. I think this is refreshing to hear because often, children are lied to when they are told they can do anything, when actually not all of them can. But it offers hope to the ones who may feel limited by their social class. It also exposes the fact that most people try to put up false facades of themselves to hide who they are in order to feel accepted by the social standards we create in our society; it shows characters with this flaw, but ultimately they accept this reality and learn to be true to themselves. This thread, I think, is very common throughout the Pixar films, and they present it very well. "Ratatouille" is my new Disney-Pixar favorite! "Ce film a pleine de joie de vivre!"


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

29 June 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Rodent Project See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,027,395, 1 July 2007

Gross USA:

$206,445,654

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$623,726,085
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SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS (Digital DTS Sound)| Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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