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Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)

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When Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he joins a forest fire and rescue unit to be trained as a firefighter, or else his air strip will be shut down.

Director:

Roberts Gannaway (as Bobs Gannaway)

Writers:

Roberts Gannaway (story and screenplay by) (as Bobs Gannaway), Jeffrey M. Howard (story and screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dane Cook ... Dusty Crophopper (voice)
Ed Harris ... Blade Ranger (voice)
Julie Bowen ... Lil' Dipper (voice)
Curtis Armstrong ... Maru (voice)
John Michael Higgins ... Cad (voice)
Hal Holbrook ... Mayday (voice)
Wes Studi ... Windlifter (voice)
Brad Garrett ... Chug (voice)
Teri Hatcher ... Dottie (voice)
Stacy Keach ... Skipper (voice)
Cedric the Entertainer ... Leadbottom (voice)
Danny Mann Danny Mann ... Sparky (voice)
Barry Corbin ... Ol' Jammer (voice)
Regina King ... Dynamite (voice)
Anne Meara ... Winnie (voice)
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Storyline

When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his team, a bunch of all-terrain vehicles known as The Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire, and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero. Written by Walt Disney

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When others fly out, heroes fly in.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action and some peril | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Planes 2: Fire & Rescue See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,509,407, 20 July 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$59,165,787

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$153,765,787
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

There are some similarities between Blade Ranger, former star of "CHoPs" and Airwolf (1984). After the show's end the chopper was sold to a German firm. Airwolf - as a Bell 222 - flew as an air ambulance. See more »

Goofs

When Blade Ranger and Dusty fight the fire together, Dusty's altimeter shows the 10,000 scale moving incredible fast when it should have been the 100 scale. See more »

Quotes

Blade Ranger: It takes a special kind of plane to become a firefighter.
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Asides form production logos and the title there are no opening credits. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Blockbuster Buster: Planes: Fire & Rescue (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

CHiPs (Theme)
Written by John Carl Parker
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Fantastic underrated work of animation.
11 November 2014 | by LinkGokuSee all my reviews

Dusty Crophopper damages his gearbox and is unable to race, to help his friend he starts firefighting, the perils await.

After Planes (which I seemed to enjoy more than most) received very low ratings it was hard to see the light for this film. Fortunately Planes: Fire & Rescue manages to outdo its predecessor.

The movies is filled with lots of familiar actors lending there voices. There's lots of funny moments including Some good innuendo that'll go over the kids heads.

But the real highlight for this movie is its amazing action and effects. Its incredibly fast paced with lots of glorious flight sequences.

I wouldn't call this movie perfect, in fact I purposefully overrated this film to try get its star rating (currently 5.9) higher. But overall this is an awesome work of animation that's entertaining for all ages.

Don't listen to all the negativity. This is worthy of being called another Disney classic in my book. (BTW while I enjoyed the first film I wouldn't consider it a classic)


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