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Cars 3 (2017)

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Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world.

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Brian Fee

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Brian Fee (original story by), Ben Queen (original story by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Owen Wilson ... Lightning McQueen (voice)
Cristela Alonzo ... Cruz Ramirez (voice)
Chris Cooper ... Smokey (voice)
Nathan Fillion ... Sterling (voice)
Larry the Cable Guy ... Mater (voice)
Armie Hammer ... Jackson Storm (voice)
Ray Magliozzi Ray Magliozzi ... Dusty (voice)
Tony Shalhoub ... Luigi (voice)
Bonnie Hunt ... Sally (voice)
Lea DeLaria ... Miss Fritter (voice)
Kerry Washington ... Natalie Certain (voice)
Bob Costas ... Bob Cutlass (voice)
Margo Martindale ... Louise Nash (voice)
Darrell Waltrip ... Darrell Cartrip (voice)
Isiah Whitlock Jr. ... River Scott (voice)

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Storyline

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn't through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing's biggest stage! Written by Pixar

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From this moment, everything will change. See more »


Certificate:

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Trivia

The 11th of very few Theatrically released Animated films of the 2010s to be rated G by the MPAA. The previous 10 animated films of the 2010s to've had that rating had been Toy Story 3 (2010), Gnomeo & Juliet (2011), Cars 2 (2011), Winnie the Pooh (2011), Zambezia (2012), Monsters University (2013), Khumba (2013), Rio 2 (2014), The Hero of Color City (2014), and The Peanuts Movie (2015), and the next 3 would later be Charming (2018), Toy Story 4 (2019), and Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019). See more »

Goofs

Natalie Certain says that every week, veteran racers retire or get fired to make room for the next generation racers. However, the season was almost over when more next generation racers started to push out the stock cars, so veteran racers leaving every week is impossible. At the start of the film, the season is nowhere near over yet. In fact, there were at least six more races (which we know because at one point it is announced that Storm has won seven races in total) before the final race, and Certain makes her statement right before this final race. With one race every week, there are plenty of opportunities for cars to retire or be replaced. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[the screen shows a dark background as Lightning McQueen exhales deeply]
Lightning McQueen: Okay, here we go. Focus. Speed. I am speed.
[the screen then shows some race cars whizzing past on a racetrack, then goes back to dark again]
Lightning McQueen: One winner, 42 losers. I eat losers for breakfast.
[the screen then shows some race cars whizzing past on a racetrack again, then goes back to dark again]
Lightning McQueen: Did I used to say that?
Mater: Yes, sir, you did.
[Lightning McQueen gasps and wakes up to see Mater in Mack's trailer with him]
Mater: ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

"This film is dedicated to our families. Your love and support made this film possible." See more »

Alternate Versions

The 3D version bears a different version of the Pixar logo than the 2D version, with the Pixar lamp hopping toward the camera instead of coming in from the right side. See more »


Soundtracks

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Written by ZZ Ward, Evan Bogart and Dave Bassett
Performed by ZZ Ward featuring Gary Clark Jr.
Produced, Recorded and Mixed by Dave Bassett
ZZ Ward appears courtesy of Hollywood Records
Gary Clark Jr. appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
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Pixar's Most Underrated Movie
4 October 2019 | by yolibarvueswagSee all my reviews

While not their best movie of all time, Pixar definitely pulled through especially since Cars 2. Even though it felt way too much like a certain old boxing movie, I overalls really liked Cars 3.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$175,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$53,688,680, 18 June 2017

Gross USA:

$152,901,115

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$383,930,656
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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