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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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Klay Hall

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John Lasseter (original story by), Klay Hall (original story by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dane Cook ... Dusty Crophopper (voice)
Stacy Keach ... Skipper (voice)
Brad Garrett ... Chug (voice)
Teri Hatcher ... Dottie (voice)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus ... Rochelle (voice)
Priyanka Chopra ... Ishani (voice)
John Cleese ... Bulldog (voice)
Cedric the Entertainer ... Leadbottom (voice)
Carlos Alazraqui ... El Chupacabra / Additional Voices (voice)
Roger Craig Smith ... Ripslinger / Additional Voices (voice)
Anthony Edwards ... Echo (voice)
Val Kilmer ... Bravo (voice)
Sinbad ... Roper (voice)
Gabriel Iglesias ... Ned / Zed (voice)
Brent Musburger ... 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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

9 August 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Disney's Planes See more »

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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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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Skipper is wearing a paint scheme similar to the one used by VF-17, the original "Jolly Roger" squadron in World War 2. VF-17 was originally attached to the USS Bunker Hill (CV-17), which used the Walt Disney character Donald Duck in its official ship's logo. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Rochelle: Monsieur El Chu... from rogue to tres romantique...
[rolls off]
El Chupacabra: What does that mean?
Dusty Crophopper: No idea. But, French Canadian is the language of love... in Quebec. So, it's got to be good.
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Crazy Credits

Asides for the Disney opening logo, there are no opening credits after the title has been shown. See more »

Connections

Featured in Newsround: 01/09/2013: 14:00 (2013) See more »

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Music and Lyrics by John Fields and Jon Stevens
Performed by Jon Stevens of The Dead Daisies
Produced by John Fields and Jon Stevens
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Planes a wonderful tale of never giving up on your dreams.
21 September 2013 | by bluesman-20See all my reviews

Disney takes the Pixar Formula that made Cars and Cars 2. Instead they make it about the planes that inhabit the Cars world. the Story is actually Very simple. Dusty Crophopper is a Crop duster. but he dreams of being a big time racer. His friends tell him he wasn't made to be a racer stick to dusting crops. But he has two friends that believe in him. And when they actually get him ready to qualify for the big race and He to everyone's amazement Does Qualify. Dusty becomes much more then just a dust cropper. He seeks the advice of a old World War II corsair named Skipper who pushes Dusty thru his paces and makes Dusty perfect because of Skipper's intense training. When the race begins Dusty is met with scorn and isn't given much of a chance. The Current Champion ripslinger hates him because Dusty represents all of the planes that have no business racing. but slowly Dusty Makes friends and impresses everyone with his heart and courage.

And not once does he ever give up on his dreams. There is a wonderful story here. But a Better lesson for kids who want to be something and are told no they can't because of whatever reasons.

I took my kids to see it and they loved it. Sure it's a kids movie but it's so well made it can be for adults as well. Never give up on your dreams put the hard work in that's needed to succeed and you too can be a winner.

Some people say it's lazy film making but it isn't. There was a lot of hard work and hard thought that went into this movie and a lot of inspiration. I took a group of five year old boys to see it. Two of them have ADHD and they sat thru this movie and paid attention. That alone should tell you everything you need to know.


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