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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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Cast

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cars 3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$175,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$53,688,680, 18 June 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$152,901,115

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$383,889,151
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Mack drives through Arlo's family farm, from The Good Dinosaur (2015). See more »

Goofs

In Cars 2, McQueen raced around the world in the World Grand Prix. If Sterling is McQueen's most advocate fan, how did he not know about McQueen competing in that race, let alone having pictures FROM it? See more »

Quotes

Sterling: [with Luigi, Guido, and McQueen; yelling to Cruz] Hey, Cruz!
Cruz Ramirez: Oh, hey, Mr. Sterling!
Sterling: I'd like to introduce you to Lightning McQueen.
Lightning McQueen: [to Cruz] I hear you're the maestro.
Cruz Ramirez: [ignoring Lightning] Mr. Sterling, did you say Lightning McQueen was here? Because I don't see him *anywhere*.
Luigi: Uh, but he is right here.
[gestures to McQueen]
Luigi: Do you not see him?
Cruz Ramirez: Nope, still don't see him.
Luigi: But he is right in front of you! IT IS LIGHTNING MCQUEEN!
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Crazy Credits

In a post-credits scene, Mater has trouble with his smartphone when he tries answering a call. 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 »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: The Little Cars in the Great Race (2017) See more »

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The Humphrey Hop
Written by Daws Butler (as Dawes Butler) and George Bruns
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A very good sequel!
5 June 2019 | by funtasticfourSee all my reviews

My daughters don't watch many cartoons with me anymore, so I was hard pressed to get anyone to watch this with me. I finally got the chance on a plane, and I liked it a lot! I can barely remember the second movie, so this one gets second place for me. Bringing it back to racing and character development, it was a good way to cap off the trilogy.


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