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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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Klay Hall

Writers:

John Lasseter (original story by), Klay Hall (original story by) | 4 more credits »
5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dane Cook ... Dusty Crophopper (voice)
Stacy Keach ... Skipper (voice)
Brad Garrett ... Chug (voice)
Teri Hatcher ... Dottie (voice)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus ... Rochelle (voice)
Priyanka Chopra ... Ishani (voice)
John Cleese ... Bulldog (voice)
Cedric the Entertainer ... Leadbottom (voice)
Carlos Alazraqui ... El Chupacabra / Additional Voices (voice)
Roger Craig Smith ... Ripslinger / Additional Voices (voice)
Anthony Edwards ... Echo (voice)
Val Kilmer ... Bravo (voice)
Sinbad ... Roper (voice)
Gabriel Iglesias ... Ned / Zed (voice)
Brent Musburger ... 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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild action and rude humor | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

9 August 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Disney's Planes See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,232,291, 11 August 2013

Gross USA:

$90,288,712

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$239,258,712
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This was Roger Craig Smith's second Disney film after Wreck It Ralph (2012). See more »

Goofs

In all shots of Skipper's tail from the side, the primary color pattern is red and white squares except when the tail is chewed up in the desert/canyon sequence. The color pattern here is entirely black or dark gray and white. In New York, the primary pattern is again red and white. 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

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

Connections

References Saludos Amigos (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Tere Bina
Written by A.R. Rahman and Gulzar
Performed by A.R. Rahman, Murtuza Khan, Qadir Khan (as Quadir Khan) & Chinmayee Sripada (as Chinmayee)
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment India Pvt. Ltd.
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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User Reviews

 
A good movie but not quite Pixar perfect
15 August 2013 | by adfogelSee all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie as did my 3 1/2 year old son. While not quite as 'warm and cuddly' as the original Cars movie it was still loads of fun (and far better than Cars 2). The landscape views from the air were tremendous as were the snow and water scenes. The dialogue was good but a bit more for kids and a bit less for adults. Still, they got a lot of the aircraft stuff right and the take on VF-17 was a nice touch and did a simple but effective job of helping to tie in Skipper's appearance in the film.

Overall I rate this one a 7...it invariably will be compared to both Cars movies but really it should stand as its own flick. And on that it holds its own and has real merit. Worth a look-see and BTW my son REALLY loved it.


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