Cars (movie)

2006 American animated film
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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 racecar who is on his way to California where he is scheduled to race for the Piston Cup. He gets lost on his 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.

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Directed byJohn Lasseter
Screenplay by
Story by
  • John Lasseter
  • Joe Ranft
  • Jorgen Klubien
Produced byDarla K. Anderson
  • Jeremy Lasky
  • Jean Claude Kalache
Edited byKen Schretzmann
Music byRandy Newman
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures Distribution
Release date
  • March 14, 2006 (2006-03-14)
Running time
117 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
Budget$120 million[1]
Box office$462 million[1]

Sequels and spin-offsEdit

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 also 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. A third film was planned, but was cancelled due to the closure of DisneyToon Studios in June 2018.

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



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Cars". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Archived from the original on December 8, 2019. Retrieved January 17, 2021.
  2. "Michael Wallis confirms there will be a "Cars 3″". Route 66 News. August 17, 2013. Retrieved 2014-05-06.

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