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Sex & Nudity

  • The Cars are sometimes flirting throughout the film. Especially between Lightning McQueen and Sally Carrera, even Cruz Ramirez.

Violence & Gore

  • Various car crashes at several different points, including a demolition derby.


  • Infrequent use of euphemisms and mild language such as "dang", "loser", "shut up", and "jerk". Also a reference to swear words, such as "Get the *honks* out of my way!!"

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A brief mention of "running moonshine" (turns out to be running/driving under the light of the moon only, no headlights), and background drinking of unspecified drinks in a saloon or pub.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • There is a scene where Smokey is showing McQueen pictures and memories of him (McQueen) and Doc together. We even see some flashback scenes of them having fun together. And bitter music plays in the background. Some viewers might find this scene a bit emotional.
  • Miss fritter can be scary for. Young viewers
  • Lightning McQueen has a bad crash that has been shown in the trailers.


The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • One scene shows Lightning McQueen flips over multiple times. This scene is very unexpected. Can be scary, upsetting, and frightening to younger viewers, maybe even older audiences.
  • Lightning McQueen has an enraged outburst at Cruz Ramirez, dealing with how stressed and confused he is, and why he needs revenge on the Piston Cup rookie race cars.
  • Lightning mcqueen's crash can be sad for fans who watch the series from the first movie

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