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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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Planes 2 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara voice RVs 'Harvey' and 'Winnie' who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in Piston Peak National Park. Stiller & Meara celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in 2014, the same year the film was released. See more »

Goofs

When Windlifter is carrying the injured Blade Ranger back to the base, his tank module is still attached. The S-64 Skycrane's winch is mounted mid-fuselage and would not have been usable unless he dropped the tank before taking off. See more »

Quotes

Pickup truck in bar: Hey sugar rims, you fall out of a B-17? 'cause you're da bomb.
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Crazy Credits

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Soundtracks

Runway Romance
Written by Roberts Gannaway and Danny Jacob
Performed by Brad Paisley
Produced by Luke Wooten and Brad Paisley
Associate Producer Kendal Marcy
Brad Paisley Appears Courtesy of Arista nashville
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Great for younger kids, fun for parents
29 July 2014 | by dnilnilclSee all my reviews

It was great to see a true kid movie that was still entertaining for adults. The movie was well geared towards young kids, with age appropriate themes, just the right amount of tension, and a solid story. A much more cohesive movie than Cars 2 and a different style story from either of the Cars movies or the 1st Planes. In truth, my kids would have loved to see another racing movie as they love cheering Dusty or Lightning McQueen on, but as the parent, it was nice to see a different story line. This is not a movie I'd seek out as an adult without young kids, but tagging along with them was a fun time for all. The tribute and dedication to actual firefighters was a nice touch as well, adding some depth to a kid fair. Some reviews have criticized the film for lack of depth, intensity, detail of animation, etc., etc. Those reviews are misplaced as the movie is not aiming to be Citizen Kane or art house fair. Its a young kids movie, plain and simple, and its a good one at that. Nothing wrong with being a good kids movie that is aiming to only please kids. My kids loved it and could care less if the frame rate matched that of Frozen or Toy Story.


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