Cars (movie)

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Cars Logo Black.svg
Directed byJohn Lasseter
Joe Ranft (co-director)
Produced byDarla K. Anderson
Written byStory:
John Lasseter
Joe Ranft
Jorgen Klubien
and Brenda Chapman
John Lasseter
Joe Ranft
Jorgen Klubien
Dan Fogelman
Kiel Murray
Phil Lorin
Robert L. Baird
Daniel Gerson
Bonnie Hunt
Don Lake
Steve Purcell
and Dan Scanlon
StarringOwen Wilson
Larry the Cable Guy
Paul Newman
Bonnie Hunt
Tony Shalhoub
John Ratzenberger
George Carlin
Cheech Marin
Michael Keaton
Jenifer Lewis
Katherine Helmond
Joe Ranft
Music byRandy Newman
CinematographyJeremy Lasky
Jean Claude Kalache
Edited byKen Schretzmann
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures
Release date
United States June 9, 2006
United Kingdom July 28, 2006
Running time
116 minutes
Country United States
Budget$120 million[1]
Box office$244,082,982 (USA)

Cars is a 2006 movie made by Pixar. In it, cars are living beings and there are no humans. The movie is about Lightning McQueen, a race car who is on his way to California where he is scheduled to race for the Piston Cup. He gets lost on the way and finds himself in Radiator Springs, a fictional town on Route 66. There, he makes new friends who help him get to his Piston Cup race.

Sequels and spin-off[change | change source]

A sequel Cars 2 was released on June 24, 2011. A second sequel Cars 3 was released on June 16, 2017.[2] Both sequels were made by Pixar.

A spin-off movie Planes was released on August 9, 2013. Its sequel Planes: Fire & Rescue was released on July 18, 2014. The Planes movies were made by DisneyToon Studios and not by Pixar.

There has also been a spinoff television program on the Disney Channel called Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Boxoffice Mojo Profile for Cars
  2. "Michael Wallis confirms there will be a "Cars 3″". Route 66 News. August 17, 2013. Retrieved 06 May 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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