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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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Cast

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Skipper (voice)
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Chug (voice)
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Dottie (voice)
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Rochelle (voice)
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Ishani (voice)
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Bulldog (voice)
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Leadbottom (voice)
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Echo (voice)
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Bravo (voice)
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Roper (voice)
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Ned / Zed (voice)
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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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From above the world of Cars See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

9 August 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Disney's Planes  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,232,291, 11 August 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$90,288,712

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$239,258,712
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Trivia

Dusty appears to be based on an Air Tractor AT-402 powered by a Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-15AG at 680 horsepower. 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the PT6A engine and the 3000th Air Tractor aircraft delivery. See more »

Goofs

In the closing credits, "The Girl from Ipanema" composer Antonio Carlos Jobim is credited simply as 'Antonio Carlos'. See more »

Quotes

Bulldog: You're a good ace, Dusty! Here's a satellite device in case you're lost without... without a friend to help you out.
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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 Cars (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Anchors Aweigh
Written by Charles A. Zimmerman, Alfred Hart Miles, George D. Lottman and Domenico Savino
Arranged by Dave Metzger
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

 
It *IS* a Cars spin off, and that's okay...
10 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

There is a bimodal distribution (2 peaks) in the user review scoring of Planes: 1-star, this is a horrible rip- off, nothing new here, Pixar's image is tarnished - and 10-star, what a wonderful kid's film, details are excellent, funny, good message.

First, this is not a Pixar film. You read that right. It's Disney, not Pixar. But it does have common cast of writers/producers. You may even note the tag line, "From above the world of Cars," overtly acknowledging the connection. If you can get past the notion of a rip-off, then, you'll find a lovely, joyful movie with enough to keep parents entertained while children are having a blast.

Yes the characters resemble those in Cars. Yes some of the plot lines are familiar. Yes the animation is similar to Cars (although the flight scenes are spectacular in spots). You know what I remember? Cars was a great movie! I'm pretty sure I remember that since I've seen it 147 times with my son (not really).

This is not an academy award winning movie. But it is a lot of fun. Before giving this children's cartoon 1-star, be clear what you're watching.


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